If I wear glasses or contacts, can I scuba dive?

Prescription dive mask - Scuba Professionals of Arizona

 

One of the most common questions Dive Instructors hear is “If I wear glasses or contacts, can I scuba dive?”. The answer is; Absolutely!

Prescription dive mask - Scuba Professionals of ArizonaApproximately 6 out of 10 people wear some type of corrective lenses (prescription glasses, contact lenses or reading glasses). With so many of us needing corrective lenses, there has to be a way for all of us that want to enjoy snorkeling or scuba … Read More…

Does being Certified mean you are Qualified?

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In the early 1980’s we realized that being a certified scuba diver does not necessarily mean you are qualified to scuba dive. At first, this might not sound so bad but just think about it, it’s a really important question. So we’ll try and answer the question Does being Certified mean you are Qualified?

In the beginning, scuba clubs were started with divers who left the military. This led to the creation of scuba instruction and certification agencies. Bob Clark, who founded SSI (Scuba Schools International), decided that everything taught in scuba needed to be real Read More…

Customer review – Instructor is the goal

Customer review - Scuba Professionals of Arizona

Matt talks to our GM, Paul, about his experience getting certified at Scuba Professionals of Arizona. Matt is now in our Dive Master program and his goal is to become an Instructor so he can share his love for Scuba Diving. Take a look at this Customer review and listen to how Matt’s goal to become an Instructor is well under way! Below the video, we have a short summary of what Matt is saying in his Customer review – Instructor is the goal!

What drew Matt in to Scuba Diving?

Matt had a love for … Read More…

Customer Review – Divemaster & Instructor

Customer Review for Scuba Professionals of Arizona

Watch as our GM Paul is talking to one of our advanced customers about her experiences with Scuba Professionals of Arizona. Michelle found our dive shop and is now enrolled in our Divemaster program and advancing towards the Instructor training program. Listen to what she has to say in this video: Customer Review – Divemaster & Instructor training!

Michelle is currently enrolled in our Dive Master program progressing towards the Instructor program. She was initially certified with PADI but easily transferred to SSI Scuba Schools International with us.

Would you like to participate in our customer review program? … Read More…