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Almost there

Discussion in 'New to Scuba Diving' started by Vxrmatt, Nov 14, 2015.

  1. Vxrmatt

    Vxrmatt Member

    Oct 21, 2015
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    Completed all my OD pool work this week. Out of 5 people I'm the only one. I even had to show what to do in an OOG situation and a CBL. They all have to dive next week as in I only have the theory to do.

    Next step out at sea and then hopefully I'll pass the theory
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  2. Doomanic

    Doomanic Dinosaur Wrangler
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    Feb 4, 2009
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    Nice one.
  3. JohnL

    JohnL Well-Known Member

    Sep 22, 2015
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    Interesting approach - I'm only a month ahead of you. I did half the theory before the first two confined water dives, finishing it that evening and then confined three and four a week later. I found working through the theory in advance was good for me but different dive centre, different times available. As long as you get through it all - and passing the theory is just demonstrating that you understand the basics, it's not rocket science.
    Getting out of a pool and into the sea was great for me. So good to be able to swim in a straight line longer than three metres! We had a swell one day that made getting around the pier where we started interesting - just keep finning and ignore the fact that you are going backwards and then suddenly launched forwards.
    Where are you doing the sea dives?

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