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Diving is one of the most popular water sports activities around the world. It is considered one of the important Olympic activities in general. Moreover, it is considered a recreational hobby that can be practiced at times for entertainment.

But it is important for people who want to learn this sport to have the elements of strength, flexibility, coordination and awareness in general. It is considered a dangerous sport, so it must be practiced with extreme caution.

We at Free DiveCenter have dedicated many educational courses for diving in all its forms and types. If you are a fan of this special sport, you should review our article to discover with us what diving is and its importance.

What is the concept of diving?

Diving is diving under water, whether in the seas or oceans at a certain depth, and it has two types: free diving that is carried out freely with breath-holding for a short period, or diving in which divers use diving tools, whether it is a package of oxygen or a long tube extending from the diver’s mouth to the surface So that the diver can breathe the air.

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Types of scuba diving

There are several types of diving that have appeared to suit all the interests of divers and explorers in the seabed. The most important of these types are the following:

  • Open water diving: Which is one of the most common types of diving, and is suitable for novice divers, and the maximum depth allowed for diving in open water is only 18 meters.
  • deep diving: The deep dive is at a depth of more than 18 meters in the depths of the sea, and is not recommended for beginner divers due to its high risk.
  • Rescue Diving: This type of diving requires a lot of experience, in addition to special training to learn the techniques of rescue, general safety and first aid required, and the rescue diver has a high physical and mental fitness.
  • awall divingIt is diving along coral reefs located vertically, or along sea cliffs that descend to great depths underwater.
  • Night diving: Diving at night differs from diving during the day, because there are a group of plants and marine creatures that appear only at night, which provides a unique experience different from the experience of diving in the same place during the day.
  • Wreck diving: Diving in the water to explore the wrecks and remains of ships or planes is a common type of diving, and fortunately, the Turkish seas are an important haven for lovers of this type of sport.
  • drift divingIt is diving with the direction of natural water currents, where the water current pushes the diver to a place other than the place where he started diving.
  • Ice diving: Ice diving is a unique experience that is not found in any other type of diving, as it allows divers to see unique views that diving in high-temperature waters do not provide.
  • Cave diving: It is distinguished for lovers of adventure and discovery of water passages in submerged caves

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Benefits of snorkeling

Swimming has many important benefits, let alone diving, which gives the body more flexibility and high physical fitness. Diving is an ancient sport with great benefits for the body, the most important of which are:

  1. It helps to strengthen the muscles of the thigh, leg and foot. It also works to strengthen the abdominal muscles, shoulder muscles and forearms.
  2. Free diving helps widen the airways in the lungs, which enables you to take long periods under water with one breath.
  3. It improves blood circulation in the body
  4. Diving contributes to regulating blood pressure and preventing heart attacks.
  5. Diving is one of the necessary sports to relieve stress and release it while practicing this sport.

diving tools

Diving tools are among the important tools for divers, as they help them to dive in the depths without being exposed to problems or risks, and they help them in facilitating the diving process.

  1. glasses: It is one of the necessary tools as it works to protect the eyes from the salinity of the water.
  2. trachea: It is intended for snorkeling, which divers use when diving close to the surface of the water, and this method is better than raising his head from time to time to inhale the air.
  3. Fins: It helps the diver to move freely and with less effort as it gives him speed and ease in moving much more than the absence of it.
  4. diving suit: It is very necessary when diving, as it helps isolate the cold and friction, as it is made of a material that gives the body easy to float on the surface of the water without any effort.
  5. breathing unit: It is a device that the diver puts in his mouth to withdraw air from the cylinder. It has been specially designed in a way that makes it work at any depth, regardless of the pressure of the outside air.
  6. weight belt: Without this belt, the diver cannot go down to far depths, where the weights are placed in this belt and are appropriate with the weight of the diver himself.
  7. Air pressure and depth gauge: It is the regulator of the underwater trip, as it shows you the depth you have reached, as well as the amount of compressed air remaining in the cylinder.
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Diving education at the Free DiveCenter

Our center is distinguished by having a group of the most skilled trainers and divers who work on training all trainees in a distinctive way and using the latest distinguished and advanced technologies. Our courses also include:

  1. Scuba diving for beginners
  2. Scuba diving first star
  3. Diving with equipment a second star
  4. 3 star scuba diving

Tips and conditions for diving in the sea provided by Deep Dive

We will talk about the conditions and the most important tips necessary when practicing diving, and must be followed and adhered to by practitioners of this type of water activities:

  1. Breathing continuously and not holding your breath
  2. Not carrying extra weight for diving
  3. Equipment must be checked carefully before diving
  4. Descend slowly and stop at certain distances for a break
  5. Good control and smooth descent to the bottom
  6. Continue to follow the indicators (depth, time, pressure)
  7. Implementation of the process of diving in the way of the fish
  8. Avoid diving alone, especially at night.

common questions

What is free diving?

Free diving depends on holding your breath while diving instead of relying on the breathing apparatus. It is noteworthy that the more a diver is able to hold his breath, the longer and deeper the free dive.

Is scuba diving safe?

Each type of sport has side risks, but they can be avoided if the coaches’ instructions and instructions are followed and rational awareness.

What are the dangers of deep diving?

Divers may be exposed to some risks due to increased water pressure and lack of oxygen, which is oxygen poisoning and damage to the eardrum, lung, sinuses, and others.

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