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4940 Rusina Rd
Colorado Springs, CO, 80907
United States


Underwater Connection, has been serving the Colorado Springs water sports community since 1989. What started as a scuba shop 25 years ago, has now grown into a legacy of aquatic adventures. Now offering everything you need for Whitewater Kayak, SUP, Swimming, Triathlon Aquatics, and of course, Scuba.

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Peak Performance Buoyancy - SCUBA specialty at UWC in Colorado Springs

Underwater Connection offers the PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Diver specialty course. The academics take place at our facility in Colorado Springs. The course requires two open water dives and the Adventures in Diving Crew Pack.

Peak Performance Buoyancy

Course Fee: $85

Buoyancy skills separate the good divers from the great divers. In the Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty course, you will learn to how to precisely weight yourself for optimum control, poise and balance. You’ll also learn to ascend and descend effortlessly, master streamlining, and move through the water cleanly, efficiently and gracefully.

What you will learn:

  • Peak Performance Buoyancy fundamentals: Buoyancy check, Fine-tuning buoyancy underwater, Weight position and distribution, Streamlining, Visualization.
  • Use of PADI’s “Basic Weighting Guidelines.”
  • An opportunity to polish buoyancy control beyond the Open Water Diver level: Positioning and distributing weight for comfort and desired body position (trim in the water), Visualization techniques prior to dives, Buoyancy checks, Establishing neutral buoyancy during all segments of a dive, Fine-tuning neutral buoyancy underwater, Hovering.


  • Must be a PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver
  • Minimum age: 10 years old

Required Materials:

  • PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Manual $34.00

Number of dives: Two open water training dives