SCUBA: A Practical Guide to Advanced Level Training: aka


SCUBA: A Practical Guide to Advanced Level Training: aka Adavanced Open Water Training (English Edition) Building on his first book, SCUBA A Practical Guide for the New Diver, James Lapenta addresses what is most often the next step in diver training Advanced Level or Advanced Open Water training is often taken by divers to gain additional skills and knowledge It is also taken to allow them to gain access tochallenging dives and dive sites These also pose a greater degree of risk to the individual Unfortunately some advanced classes are nothan a taste or tour of advanced level dives The divers do not get the new knowledge and skills required to safely embark on these dives In order to safely pursue these dives James has outlined the steps to take to reduce the risk of injury and worse From describing the dives to offering advice on the content one should expect, as well as selecting an instructor, he offers new and not so new divers guidance Additional sections on equipment options, air supply management, dive planning, and dive selection for maximum learning potential are looked at Also included is a section on a subject often overlooked in recreational SCUBA diving the after effects of a diving accident and rescue recovery on the rescuer and witnesses to the event Post Traumatic Stress in Recreational Dive Rescues is a real possibility and one that must be looked at when executing dives with greater risk Safety in training and after training is the heart of this work and the driving force behind its publication James has experienced the best in training and that which left something to be desired He gives examples of both throughout the work If you do not have his first book, it is highly recommended that you also acquire it as a companion to this one While they do contain some sections of the same information, there are sections in the first book that are not included in this that are highly beneficialJim Lapenta was first certified as an Open Water Diver inIn the next two years he earned numerous specialty certifications His first Instructor certification was inthrough the YMCA followed by Scuba Educators International that same year and CMAS inWhile happiest when exploring wrecks, he finds magic in the chance to get underwater just about anywhere and anytime He specializes in working with younger people and others needing extra attention for any reason He has authored a course in Underwater Navigation for one agency and developed an Advanced Open Water course that has drawn students from hundreds of miles away A co author and editor of the SEI Search and Recovery and Public Safety Diving course, he has also had numerous articles published and is the author of over a dozen presentations on SCUBA safety and training InJim added SDI TDI Instructor Credentials to his portfolio and now offers both Recreational and Technical training to his students Inhe was nominated for the DAN Rolex Diver of the Year Award This is his second book and he is the author of the SDI Drysuit course and an editor and technical contributor to the SDI TDI Sidemount course and ERDI Full Face Mask course He is also a contributing columnist to the Dive News Network Scuba and HO magazine

  • Format Kindle
  • 283 pages
  • SCUBA: A Practical Guide to Advanced Level Training: aka Adavanced Open Water Training (English Edition)
  • James Lapenta
  • Anglais
  • 04 April 2019

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