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Freediving and Mindfulness

Freediving and Mindfulness

27 April, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Sophie Gaze Mindfulness. You hear that word all the time, in yoga, in self-help books, or perhaps it rings a bell from a psychology class that you took years ago. For me, mindfulness used to be an abstract idea that I had heard in passing, probably wanted to […]

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Explore Blue Wild Ocean Adventure Expo 2017

Explore Blue Wild Ocean Adventure Expo 2017

20 April, 2017 at 7:51 am Comments are Disabled

Join PADI® staff members at the Blue Wild Ocean Adventure Expo in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA from 22-23 April 2017. This event promises an exciting mix of seminars, workshops, exhibits and entertainment for just about anyone who loves the ocean world. At the show, you can: Explore diving in the […]

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Anita Jasso and Josh Walton Athlete interviews for Great Northern Freediving competition

Anita Jasso and Josh Walton Athlete interviews for Great Northern Freediving competition

12 April, 2017 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

With the 8th Great Northern International pool freediving competition taking place this Sunday the 16th, we took a moment to chat to two of the hopeful athletes about freediving, training and competitions. Meet Anita Jasso, winner of the DYN (dynamic with fins) in the Bristol Blue competition in November 2016 and Josh […]

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Difference Between Freediving and Snorkeling

Difference Between Freediving and Snorkeling

29 March, 2017 at 5:07 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Sophie Gaze I caught the freediving bug, without knowing it, when I was a newly certified PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor working in Hawaii. One of my salty-dog coworkers told me that once I had mastered the recreational world of scuba, the next phase would be to “lose […]

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A Guide to Freediving Equipment for Entry Level Freedivers

A Guide to Freediving Equipment for Entry Level Freedivers

25 March, 2017 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

Written by guest blogger and AmbassaDiver Akim Ladhari There’s a large range of equipment and brands entry level freedivers can use, depending on location and type of freediving to be practiced, but first let’s look at the difference between freediving and scuba diving equipment. Freediving equipment is usually designed to be very comfortable, streamlined […]

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Teens Expand Horizons with PADI Freediver

Teens Expand Horizons with PADI Freediver

23 March, 2017 at 5:06 am Comments are Disabled

To date, Captain Jason Buchheim, the founder and director of Odyssey Expeditions Tropical Marine Biology Voyages, an adventure program geared toward teens that focuses on sailing, scuba diving, and marine science, has led trips across the Caribbean from the British Virgin Islands to the Grenadines. And now, he’s adding freediving […]

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