As a Diver, keep learning

February 1, 2015

One of the most important things to remember as a diver, is to keep learning. Even as an Instructor, I try to learn something new on each dive. It may not be a huge learning experience, but even the smallest thing you pick up makes you a better diver.

 

Learning keeps us thinking, and thinking keeps us sharp. The one thing you don't want to do is become complacent. By doing so, you tend to "let things slide". One of the fun parts of diving is trying to be the best diver you can. That is accomplished through knowledge. The people I dislike diving with the most are the "know-it-all" divers. They tend to be reckless and unsafe.

 

To be learning as a diver, does not mean you have to constantly take certifications, (although thye definately can be helpful), but simply pick up on new ideas, or techniques used by others. Diving is the best sport on earth, (OK, I think it is), and we should all strive to be the best diver we can be. This will improve the sport for all of us who participate.

Please reload

Featured Posts

As Midwest divers, our diving season is pretty much limited to 6 months out of the year. Even if we dive drysuits, unless ice certified, local winter...

Things Midwest divers can do to get their scuba fix in the winter

January 8, 2015

1/1
Please reload

Recent Posts
Please reload

Search By Tags
Please reload

Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square
  • facebook-square
  • Twitter Square
RSS Feed

© 2019 North Iowa Scuba