Who is Aqua Man?

Aquaman

By Paul Wagenseller, Co-owner of Scuba Professionals of Arizona

When I started scuba diving at the mere age of nine I loved it. The feeling of being underwater exploring, breathing, and floating was overwhelming. When I experienced my first shipwreck and coral reef, I was hooked!

The frustration of being low on air

I always felt limited with my dives with a bottom time of 20 to 45 minutes. When I had to return to the surface because I was low on air, I was frustrated!

As regulators improved the efficiency of a scuba dive increased by approximately 15 additional … Read More…

Night Diving with the Scuba Girls

Scuba Girls Night Diving

Diving at night means excitement, adventure and fascination all at the same time!
The underwater world is a new and mystical world for us. While diving at night you can discover a different side of this world and you can experience it from a completely different view. On this monthly Scuba Girls meeting, we all got in the pool, turned off all the lights and practiced Night Diving.

Watch this short video as our Scuba Girls are playing around in the pool and getting comfortable night diving.

It is an unbelievable feeling to discover the mysteries held … Read More…

Extended Range Diving with Helium

Extended Range Diving

By Paul Wagenseller, Co-owner of Scuba Professionals of Arizona

After diving recreational limits, some divers crave something more – diving in the depths below recreational diving limits of 130 feet, so called Extended Range Diving. This takes extensive training and diving experience and is not for the faint of heart diver. I’m going to shed some light on this by explaining the difference between standard “balloon quality” helium versus what divers need – USP breathing helium.

SSI-Logo-TechnicalExtendedRangeExtendedRangeCenter_200Some people think that … Read More…