The Essentials Workshop is designed to enable the certified diver to extend fundamental skills in the water. It focuses on three main areas:
- Trim & Postitioning
Land Drills & Skill Prep:
There are some core elements to diving that make us safer, more skilled and essentially allow us to enjoy the underwater world
- Dive team protocols
- Basic Five
- S-drill and valve-drill
- Equipment fit and functions
- Propulsion techniques
- Pre-dive drills
- Surface marker deployment
- Diver rescue techniques (Fundamentals Tech)
The PADI Rescue Diver course prepares you to d
These skills are all directly linked to each other however mastering buoyancy is critical to allowing your trim and positioning. Without developing these skills moving towards advanced propulsion techniques is very challenging.
The Essentials is conducted over three 2hr 5.5m pool dives and can be combined with additional open water dives if you choose. Your instructor will be able to talk to you aboout these additional dives during your program. The techniques and knowledge developed in this program will help prepare increase skill competency and the understand fundamentals that will allow them to take their diving to the next level.
Read what one of our students, Nick Smith, has to say in his Blog: The Essentials