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Taking dynamic apnea training into the sea!

Dynamic training tends to be pool based, for obvious reasons. Its safe, controlled, warm and familiar. What happens if we take those familiar exercises in to the sea? All of a sudden we have currents, deeper water, waves, no pool edge and variable visibility. Doesn’t sound that good at face value does it? But think on…. Here is a checklist …

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Freediving – Will it always remain a niche sport?

  Freediving has always be shrouded in mystery. The ‘apparent’ superhuman ability to remain in an alien environment with no external support for extended periods of time tends to leave onlookers shocked, surprised and just a little impressed. From the very beginnings of this sport many of its truths have been closely guarded secrets, fostered by the desire to protect …

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Respiratory training products . . . Are they worth it?

Some time ago i was introduced to a peculiar looking bit of kit. It reminded me of a scuba regulator but as far as i could see it didnt do anything. Then I was told that it was a ‘Powerbreathe’ respiratory sports trainer. ‘Oooooooooh’ I thought to myself. The words ‘respiratory’ and ‘trainer’ rang hard in my ears. Could this …