Synopses & Reviews
Learning what to do, how to do it, and when to do it is essential in underwater sports. Scuba Diving provides a clear, thorough, and captivating educational experience for all who want to take the plunge. Packed with beautiful, full-color photographs and detailed diving instruction, this newest edition of the popular resource is the preferred guide for recreational divers, diving instructors, and students. Dennis Graver spells out the essential details of diving with clear instruction on diving equipment, skills, and planning. An expanded lifesaving section and new sections on diving history, boat diving procedures, use of computers, dive tables, and buddy check procedures are also included. Beautiful photos take you under the waves to experience the thrills of an underwater adventure unlike anything else.
Whether you're a beginning or intermediate diver or a diving instructor, you'll enjoy the thorough instruction in this guide. Scuba Diving is the official manual of the global YMCA Scuba Diving Program. See why thousands of YMCA facilities in the United States and around the world have made this the diving instruction book of choice. Don't go under the water without getting your hands on this book
This book provides instructions on all the necessary skills for scuba diving. Diving history, boat diving procedures, the science of diving, planning and the environment, and scuba lifesaving are all covered. Buddy check procedures are also included.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 203) and index.
Your Ultimate Guide to Underwater Adventures
Table of Contents
Diving into scuba -- Diving equipment -- Diving skills -- Diving science -- Diving adaptations -- Dive planning -- Diving environment -- Diving opportunities -- Glossary of scuba diving terms.