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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Have fun and stay safe getting Open Water Diver Certified

Scuba Training with Scuba Professionals of Arizona

For many, getting Open Water Diver Certified, is a big decision and something that they maybe have been dreaming about for a long time. To be able to breath under the water and explore the underwater world is a fascinating thing. Please watch this short video showing how you can Have fun and stay safe getting Open Water Diver Certified!

 

While enrolled in one of our Scuba Courses (from Beginner Diver to Advanced Diver) you can always come in and practice your scuba skills in our indoor, heated, 13 feet deep pool. Yes, you will … Read More…

California Scuba Dive Trip

Carl Hayden High School' Robotic team students getting scuba certified

A few weeks ago, we took our group of scuba students from Carl Hayden High School’s Robotic team to California for their open water certification dives.

Carl Hayden studens certification dives - beach entryIt was a California Scuba Dive Trip with shore dives out of LaJolla, just north of San Diego. After having completed their beginner scuba pool and academic skills at … Read More…

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…

Getting My Scuba Certification

By Giselle Aguiar

Mask & snorkel from Scuba Professionals of ArizonaA few months ago I decided that for my 60th birthday this year, I would tackle one of the items of my bucket list – getting my scuba certification. I wrote about my background and why I never finished my certification 35 years ago in this … Read More…