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Learn about scuba diving skills, trainings, certifications and lessons on how to make your scuba bottom time safe, fun and lasting! Also, see what it's like to scuba dive in crazy situations, read our Lessons for Life, get underwater photography tutorials and check out expert scuba dive hacks for any and every dive condition.

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Training Articles

  • open water divers hovering

    A New England dive shop challenges its students to get completely comfortable underwater.

    Open Water Diver students learning to scuba dive at Boston University take their exam while hovering underwater in this video.
  • pygmy seahorse

    Pygmy seahorse expert Dr. Richard Smith offers guidelines for photographing these fragile creatures.

    Does flash photography harm small ocean creatures? Pygmy seahorse expert Dr. Richard Smith offers guidelines for photographing these fragile creatures.
  • sea turtle diet what do sea turtles eat

    Learn more about sea turtle diets for a few of the most common species.

    Learn about the diet of hawksbill sea turtles, green sea turtles and loggerhead sea turtles so you can answer the question, what do sea turtles eat?
  • alternate air sources
    It’s easy to overlook this category of dive gear — we’ve got tips on what to buy and how to use them.
  • packing for a dive trip

    What to pack for your liveaboard vacation — and what to leave home.

    From one month to the night before, here are our helpful tips on packing smart for your dive trip.