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ScubaGuru.com is a resource website for scuba divers and scuba diving professionals featuring articles, videos and product recomendations to enhance divers' safety, competance, and confidence.  This site is hosted by Tec Clark, a nationally known instructor trainer and diving industry leader.  If you have a diving question please Ask Tec and he will answer it on the website - for whatever your question, chances are many others may have the very same question.  The site has content for both divers and dive professionals, and is growing daily.  Have a look around, explore, learn - and thank you for being here!
 

Why is Hydration so Important When Scuba Diving?


By Tec Clark

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Summary: We think of running, cycling, and triathlons as physical activities where hydration is absolutely critical. But scuba diving does not seem to have that same critical need, so hydration tends to be downplayed by scuba divers, reduced to just a "good practice" when going diving. Think again! In this article we will explore why proper hydration is so vital to healthy scuba diving.

 

How to Select a Scuba Diving Class

By Tec Clark
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Summary: When deciding to take a scuba class, the non-diver has very limited insight as to what to look for in selecting the right scuba class for him or her. Many people select the cheapest and/or quickest scuba class, but that can be a big mistake. Here we will explain in great detail the areas to consider when selecting a scuba class.

 

Do I Need to Wear a Snorkel When I Scuba Dive?


By Tec Clark
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Summary: One of the great debates in the diving industry is whether or not to wear a snorkel when scuba diving. There are certainly pro's and con's on both sides of the camp. However, the debate has a bit of a bite to it. Many are quite judgmental to the people who disagree with their position. In this unique article not only will we look at the top points for and against wearing the snorkel while scuba diving, we will also look at the pro's and con's of each point. We will also look at considerations not often mentioned – considerations that are overarching rather than scenario-dependant.

 

How to Pre-Treat a Dive Mask


By Tec Clark
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Summary: New dive masks have a residue on the lenses, which needs to be removed prior to first use. We will explore the best agents and the best techniques to use for safely getting rid of this residue as we prep or pre-treat the dive mask.