Technical Diving
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Technical Diving
News and opinions from within the TEC, Cave, and CCR diving communities.
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THE "DUMP"

THE "DUMP" | Technical Diving | Scoop.it

"We will fight like we train only if we train stupid, blind, deaf, clumsy and mentally impaired." SGT Rory Miller.

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Add the potential difficulties brought on by narcosis, less than optimal thermal conditions, decompression obligations, equipment failure, etc., and the consequences of the inevitable adrenaline 'DUMP' to an adverse situation could prove fatal to the poorly trained, ill-equiped technical diver.

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How to Deploy a SMB

How to Deploy a SMB | Technical Diving | Scoop.it
Shoot a bag. Blow a blob. Toss a marker. These are all phrases for the same thing. That is to deploy a surface marker buoy (SMB) at depth.
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Sidemount Diving--Savour the side effects

Sidemount Diving--Savour the side effects | Technical Diving | Scoop.it
Side-mounting cylinders is not just for cavers and other tekkies, says Martyn Farr. Don't dismiss the system till you've tried it - it offers tangible benefits for any diver
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Rebreather training (or any other dive instruction)....How to be a good student.

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Sidemount (and No-mount) Penetration Techniques

This video shows Steve Martin demonstrating advanced penetration techniques using sidemount & no-mount equipment configuration.

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Drysuit Pee Valves---How to maintain them

Drysuit Pee Valves---How to maintain them | Technical Diving | Scoop.it
Pioneering manufacturer of technical SCUBA diving equipment for advanced, wreck and cave diving since 1984.
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Ron Peters's curator insight, August 24, 2013 10:33 AM

For the Drysuit divers...

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Divers Recovering Evidence in Confined Spaces---Emergency Response Divers

Divers Recovering Evidence in Confined Spaces---Emergency Response Divers | Technical Diving | Scoop.it
Emergency Response Divers making penetration dives to recover evidence from confined spaces
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Rebreather Cave Diver Course Diary | SDI | TDI | ERDI

Rebreather Cave Diver Course Diary | SDI | TDI | ERDI | Technical Diving | Scoop.it
Experience the highlights of TDI rebreather cave diving course.
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Why CCR & Why now – a student’s perspective on CCR training generally and Tec 40 CCR in particular: Warrick McDonald.

Why CCR & Why now – a student’s perspective on CCR training generally and Tec 40 CCR in particular: Warrick McDonald. | Technical Diving | Scoop.it

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Technical Diver Tec Dossier - Alessandra Figari

Technical Diver Tec Dossier - Alessandra Figari | Technical Diving | Scoop.it
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..."I choose a diver with attitude and appropriate training, able to abort a dive with no second thoughts. He/she has to be a team player but able to end a dive alone if needed." Great insight.

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Technical Diver Tec Dossier - Rubens Monaco

Technical Diver Tec Dossier -  Rubens Monaco | Technical Diving | Scoop.it
Any PADI/TecRec certification: PADI Rebreather Instructor Trainer Tec Rec Deep Instructor Trainer Tec Sidemount Instructor Trainer Usual Country of residence:  Australia What is your background and...
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'The Rules of Cave Diving'--an expanded look.

'The Rules of Cave Diving'--an expanded look. | Technical Diving | Scoop.it

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Cave Atlas (caveatlas.com) is a fantastic resource for those interested in wet (and dry) caving.

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Lost in a Cave: Becoming the Aware Cave Diver | SDI | TDI | ERDI

Lost in a Cave: Becoming the Aware Cave Diver | SDI | TDI | ERDI | Technical Diving | Scoop.it
Don’t get lost cave divng. Read one man’s story about how he almost ran out of air cave diving.
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Cave diving into a gothic paradise - ABC South East SA - Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Cave diving into a gothic paradise - ABC South East SA - Australian Broadcasting Corporation | Technical Diving | Scoop.it
It's one of the most dangerous sports in the world but that knowledge does nothing to deter thrill seekers diving to discover the hidden underwater passages that lie far beneath us.

 

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