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RED SEA TECHNICAL DIVING A PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE

I first dived the Red Sea just after Moses and the Israelites had crossed it. No, that’s an exaggeration but now it does seem like a very long time ago.
Scuba-diving was in its infancy and most of the experienced dive-guides had learnt their business from being backpackers who had a go at diving. They did a lot of diving and had a tremendous amount of experience together with masses of in-water confidence, yet their theoretical knowledge of diving could be a little sparse.
The calm clear deep water invited the intrepid to go deep. There soon grew up among dive-guides a deep-diving culture that was to claim many lives. The Blue Hole at Dahab regularly claimed divers and, in those days, military ‘helium-divers’ from the Israeli were called in to recover the bodies.

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Top Common Diving Mistakes

Ahmed Khalifa,
PADI IDC Staff Instructor. SDI Specialty Instructor.
But above all, I’m honored to be a war diver, I have started my dive career as a war diver (Egyptian Special Forces, 777) and then continued my dive education as PADI professional.
Throughout this journey, I have witnessed many divers doing common mistakes but before we talk about them we need to know why we do mistakes!!

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