The #1 reason why Scuba Divers shouldn’t Freedive

The number one reason why Scuba Divers shouldn’t Freedive, according to Feargus Callagy of, is that you can get bent if you mix the two by Freediving in-between Scuba Dives.

Feargus explains his logic and the science behind it in the image below.

Freedive Ireland - Don't Scuba and FreediveDo you agree with Feargus?  Let us know in the comments below.

Stephan Whelan
Stephan is the Founder of His passion for the underwater world started at 8 years-old with a try-dive in a hotel pool on holiday that soon formulated into a passion he pursued in all his spare time. In 1996 his passion for the underwater world led him to setup When he gets time he enjoys both Freediving and Scuba Diving when not traveling for work or enjoying time with his family in London.


  1. I am just wondering where the evidence for this article is Feargus? Also a few definitions would be a helpful start. Ps- (I apologise if I misspelled your name as I copied it verbatim from the article)