- Published: 09 April 2018
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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!!!
- Published: 13 March 2018
- Last Updated: 13 March 2018
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A Beginner’s Primer to Scuba Diving
Have you always wanted to try scuba diving? Some people can’t wait to get the chance, while others may a have fear of being in the water and may be more tentative. In either case, this sport offers something for everyone. But before you jump in, here is some advice for this exciting adventure!
- Published: 18 January 2018
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Maui Scuba Capital of the Universe
Why is diving Maui one of the most popular things to do for those who visit Hawaii? Let us count the ways:
- Published: 08 February 2018
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What to Expect from Scuba Classes
Getting the chance to go diving is an experience unlike any other. It can be a rewarding and enriching life experience to interact with curious and colorful marine life. Diving is relatively easy, and just requires a little training before you get started. Here are some of the steps to get started.
- Published: 22 December 2017
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Yelp Scuba Diving in Kaanapali Lahaina Maui
Best Scuba Diving in Kaanapali or Lahaina Maui? Using YELP as your go to source for Scuba In Kaanapali & Lahaina Top 10 Reviews? They use leveraging techniques to get businesses to advertise with them
Rated as a top scuba company in Maui since 2002. In 2 Scuba Diving Maui has had thousands of divers over the years that have had nothing to say but 5 STAR reviews about In 2 Scuba Diving Maui and how Ty treats his divers and operates this company. Yelp has tried to get us to advertise with them from the beginning and I have always refused. The first time I refused, they dropped half of my reviews. Then SURPRISE!