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Scuba Diving Training

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.

The Risks of Forgoing Drysuit Training

Learn from one diver's tragic mistake of not properly training before diving in new equipment.

In the Field: What It’s Like to Be a ScubaLab Dive Product Tester

Testing out a seemingly never-ending parade of new (and new-to-us) dive gear isn’t all fun and games—it’s also a lot of work. Here’s what it takes.

Deep Diving 101: What You Should Know

Venturing into the depths is a hard-to-resist temptation for many divers, but it’s not without its risks. Here’s what you should know before diving in headfirst.

Recent Articles

Dive Hacks: Tips for Wreck Diving

Always wanted to explore a wreck, but not sure where to start? We've got tips on wreck diving from a pro that will have you down there (safely) in no time.

How to Identify Staghorn Coral

Learn how to identify staghorn coral, Acropora cervicornis, with this marine-ID guide.

Slug Spotter: A Guide to Photographing Nudibranchs

Expert Alex Mustard guides readers on the best places to see nudibranchs and how to find and photograph the slugs on a dive.

In the Field: What It's Like to Be a Commercial Urchin Diver

One diver's plans to become a scientific research diver shift to harvesting urchins for a boutique market

Ask a Pro Photographer: How to Achieve Awesome Color in Your Underwater Photos

Learn tips from pro photographer Jay Clue on capturing vibrant colors in your underwater photos by using custom white balance, lighting and photo editing software.

Lessons for Life: Dangers of Diving With a Cold

Diving despite having a cold may seem enticing when you are on a trip to a beautiful destination, but one diver's firsthand experience is a cautionary tale of the risks associated with ascending too quickly and diving while under the weather.

Taking Care of Your Underwater Photographer

A guide to being the buddy of an underwater photographer, including what to expect, how to help them out as a fellow diver, and how to help them get great photographs.