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Scuba Diving Training

Learn about scuba diving skills, trainings, certifications and lessons on how to make your scuba bottom time safe, fun and lasting! Also, see what it's like to scuba dive in crazy situations, read our Lessons for Life, get underwater photography tutorials and check out expert scuba dive hacks for any and every dive condition.

The Ultimate Guide to Nitrox Diving

What is nitrox diving, what are the benefits of enriched air nitrox vs. air and how do you get your enriched air certification? Here’s everything divers need to know.

How to Find a Doctor for Scuba Medical Advice

It's wise to schedule a medical checkup before embarking on a dive trip—even better if you can see a doctor who specializes in diving. Thankfully, there are resources to help you find one.

How to Choose Between Rebreather Styles

Join PADI Pro Jay Clue as he explores the differences between chestmount, backmount and sidemount closed-circuit rebreathers and his suggestions for choosing your first style of rebreather.

Recent Articles

Your First Set of Scuba Gear: A Buyer's Guide

What divers need to know, regulator to fins, to get the scuba gear that's right for you.

Introduction to Manual Underwater Photography

Before becoming a professional photographer, you have to master the basics. These are the most important settings to help you get started.

Dive Accident Insurance: What You Need to Know

What is dive accident insurance, and how do you pick the best option for your travel and dive lifestyle?

How to Be a Better Underwater Navigator

Some people are more inclined to lose their bearings when diving, but there are ways to improve. These techniques will help you hone your skills so you become a navigation pro.

What It’s Like to Be an Adaptive Diving Instructor

Adaptive diving is all about modifying the standard skills and practices of scuba diving. Diveheart, an organization at the forefront of this endeavor, operates out of hundreds of cities worldwide. Here’s how to get involved.

What to Do If You Have a Rash After Scuba Diving

Experiencing a rash post-diving can be a sign of decompression illness. Learn from one diver's experience on how to stay safe diving.

Ask a Pro Photographer: How Do You Edit Underwater Photos?

Pro Photographer Jay Clue shares his workflow and photo editing process to help you spend less time on the computer and more time out shooting.