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.

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Practicing Buoyancy Control

Practicing Buoyancy Control

Everyone who dives knows that there are a lot of skills to learn. And  that you learn by practicing. And one of the most important and at the same time fun skills to practice is your Buoyancy Control! And what could be a better place to practice than in a pool, specifically build to practice scuba diving in?

Watch this action filled, short video showing divers Practicing Buoyancy Control!

 

Looks like they are having fun? Would you be interested in starting to scuba dive as well? Check out our scuba diving course options here and call … Read More…

Check Something Off Your Bucket List – Get Scuba Certified!

By Giselle Aguiar

In full disclosure – Scuba Professionals of Arizona is one of my clients. I manage their social media and blog occasionally for them.

Back in the ’80s I was living in Puerto Rico working as activities coordinator in several hotels on the beach in El Condado and Isla Verde.

I was an avid snorkeler

A friend had a sailboat and on weekends, we would go to these uninhabited islands … Read More…