requirement in SCUBA Diving is
more poorly defined or less often achieved than....Buoyancy Control."
PICTURES ARE WORTHA THOUSAND WORDS
DIVERS HAVE POOR BUOYANCY SKILLS? Could it be the way they
learned to dive?
A cemetery pile (one of
Nohoch Nah Chich ~
Parker's linePHOTO: john
is another reason to get Buoyancy Control right before advancing on to
yet ready for
prime time divers"___ did
Divers who took
and PASSED a cave course....before their buoyancy
skills were adequate. "CAVE DIVERS did this!" [ They
were certified as cave divers! ]
credentials didn't protect these formations from their carelessness or
lack of ability.
that took many years to form, drip by drip, were
altered in an instant.
DIVER IS NOT ABOUT HOW MANY CREDENTIALS YOU HOLD, HOW LONG YOU
HAVE BEEN DIVING, HOW MANY DIVES YOU HAVE DONE, HOW MANY RESORTS YOU
HAVE VISITED, HOW MANY T-SHIRTS YOU
COLLECT, HOW MUCH "STATE OF THE ART" EQUIPMENT YOU OWN OR WHAT YOUR
INSTRUCTOR STATUS IS WITH A PARTICULAR AGENCY. AND IT'S NOT ABOUT HOW
BIG YOUR EGO IS OR HOW FAT YOUR WALLET IS EITHER.
GOOD DIVERS ARE MEASURED BY SKILLS....NOT C-CARDS AND SCUBA GADGETS!"
look good underwater because they have Good Buoyancy Control.
Everything else is secondary!
you look on paper doesn't
impress the things that you destroy underwater!"
you are a certified cave diver, you probably don't belong in a
cave....BUT IF YOU'RE NOT.... you definatly don't belong there!