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How to Gauge Our Buoyancy Control Proficiency?

How to Gauge Our Buoyancy Control Proficiency?

Buoyancy control is undeniably a very important skill. Honestly it's not something that can be mastered instantly by many divers.  So how to gauge our buoyancy control proficiency? I'll break it down into 3 levels (base on my personal opinion)Level 1** Still adjusting for proper weighting** Moving up and down with each breath** Sculling with hands and legs to stabilizeLevel 2** Able to steadily hover in a relaxed and trim position** Hands and arms are stationary (least movements)** Able to control ascend and descend through continuous, conscious breathing. Level 3** No sculling with hands and legs** Multitasking while steadily hovering with...

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