How to tell if you are getting the proper scuba training in Maui.

As you may have seen in your searches for scuba compamies in Lahaina Maui. There are a lot of choices.

Scuba training has a lot of standards that your professional Instructors are required to do. Unfortunately there are many that do short cuts to get more divers in the water at your SAFETY EXPENSE.

Here are a few things you want to look for to ensure you are getting what is REQUIRED by all scuba shops, agencies Instructors when doing the Dicovery Scuba / Intro scuba diver course.

 

You should be given a lecture that includes

How water pressure affects you

Equalizing your air spaces & ears

Never hold your breathe underwater

9 hand signals to comunicate with your instructor

How to clear water from your mask

Altitude and diving restrictions

Aquatic environment awareness

 

Scuba equipment orientation and use

BEWARE!!!! If your instructor hangs a regulator around their neck and descibes it's use BEWARE!!!! ASK the company before you book your scuba diving Class!!!! You should have the equipment ON, and trained to use it prior to entering the ocean!!!

How the Bouyancy compensator works

How to clear water from your mask

How to clear water from your regulator

Regulator recovery (finding your regulator), if it is falls out of your mouth and clearing water from it

How to inflate your bouyancy compensator at the surface

How to deflate your bouyancy compensator to desend and when to stop

Use of air gauge, and when to end the dive

Proper and SAFE surfacing technique

What to do if your ears are feeling pressure

Your instructor MUST have a noise making device to signal you that they need you attention and a surface signaling device, a compass, and a timing device

 

Shallow water training

You should be given a demonstration followed by a skill assement from your scuba instructor in shallow water PRIOR to going for the dive

 

Proper learning materials & paperwork is the Scuba Discovery Booklet with a quiz and registration form

If you are only given a piece of paper to fill in your information and a medical questionire.

This a direct violation of the training standards set forth for ALL instructors of the Professional Association of Diving Instruction!!!

 

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