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Retrieved 14 January These criteria are shared by professional diver training quality assurance organisations.

Equipment must be selected such that it is suitable for more advanced diving practise. A helmet with or without lights is totally unacceptable — one reason that it can interfere with long hose usage All diving MUST be carried out bettter a team — solo diving is forbidden. Igor Lopasovsky is currently reading it Aug 01, Veronica Antonio rated it it was amazing Sep 07, Tundamentals snaps must be attached to a line clamped about halfway along the cylinder.

The harness supports the backplate and its cargo on the diver. Lost YooperDec 8, If you can get past that, it’s doinh good read and will benefit any diver. The yoke connector is vulnerable to blowing the O-ring seal when impacted against an overhead or other obstacle.

Efficient propulsion is not only necessary for good gas endurance, but also for skilled maneuvering.

There is no extant empiricism proving the DIR approach better than any other approach, and no formal engineering analysis FMEA – as used for commercial diving made to establish whether or not the DIR system provides improved safety and usability for all sport diving. Strokes are sometimes highly ‘qualified’.


Solo diving is usually carried out with simple dive plans, simple objectives, and from a basis of having extensive experience in doing this sort of dives. However, this is not an intrinsic weakness of DIR. The authors have learned from experience, and even students, that different solutions to the same equipment problem are widespread” [] Bret GilliamRobert Von Maier “If the ‘perfect’ system is not suitable for your environment, modify it until it is, while maintaining the basic safety elements of the original idea.

Professional Association of Diving Instructors.

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Ville Koivisto rated it it was amazing Aug 19, A Free photo gallery to share your dive photos with the world. Not only cave diving, but also deep, long duration and exploration of previously unknown parts of a very large cave system. Others are strongly disputed, and may lack robust funsamentals for the claims, or may be defended thhe inconsistent logic.

Expedition Advisory Centre, London. JoelWDec 8, Corey Smith rated it it was amazing Jan 15, Retrieved 5 November Lights are optional for shallow open water diving.

Course training does not generally provide sufficient time to hone skills and develop the optimum level of knowledge, and therefore additional review and practice are usually necessary. The term ‘stroke’ refers to someone who, knowing there is a better system, chooses to dive in a less than optimal rught.


Each cylinder must be marked with Maximum Operating Depth on both sides where it can be seen by the diver and others in the team. There are several standardised procedures and safety drills developed by the DIR community.

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Sarah marked it as to-read Sep 09, This implies a hose just long enough to reach the waist belt D-ring on the left hip, where it is clipped, and no additional instruments in a console to increase bulk. However, this book is written with quite a haughty, over-inflated opinion of the “correctness” of GUE practices and the “incorrectness” of any other diving practices. Giray Devlet marked it as to-read Nov 11, Skills levels and skills capabilities vary considerably in both the population and even in the single individual as he makes the transition from novice diver to a more advanced level, [81] at which the diver settles into the sort of diving style he enjoys.

Daniel marked it as to-read Nov 11, The knife is carried in an open sheath [ clarification needed ] on the waist belt to the left of the crotch strap where it can be reached by either hand and is unlikely to snag.

This is good stuff. Rob rated it really liked it Feb 02,