If you rent a skis or a kayak, you sign a waiver, but you don’t need to show a cert card! And yet the death rates for whitewater paddling and skiing are much higher than scuba diving! So Why Do I Need To Get Certified To Scuba Dive? – (When I Don’t For Other ‘Dangerous’ Sports?!) This week, we’re looking at 5 reasons people commonly believe you need to be certified to scuba dive as well as comparing scuba diving to other adventure sports to see how our system measures up. Does scuba certification guarantee quality of training? Is a certification card the same thing as a liability release?
00:36 New Motion Graphics Intro! (Let me know what you think!)
02:25 Behind the scenes look at my new studio set up 04:32 Reason 1: Scuba Diving Is Dangerous?
05:05 Scuba Diving Death Rates Vs Other ‘Dangerous’ Sports
07:52 Being Certified Guarantees Your Ability
09:06 Other Sports Require Certification
10:32 Different Types of Scuba Diving require different limits
11:43 REASON 5: BECAUSE THE CORPORATIONS WHO INSIST YOU NEED TO BE CERTIFIED ARE AS OLD AS THE SPORT ITSELF AND HAVE A STRANGLE HOLD ON HOW SCUBA DIVING IS TO BE TAUGHT!
Ha! Hope you enjoyed this one! Ultimately, you need to get certified to establish your limits.
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