Sidemount Diver - SCUBA specialty at UWC in Colorado Springs
Underwater Connection offers the PADI Sidemount Diver specialty course. The academics take place at our facility in Colorado Springs.
Course Fee: $235
The title "Sidemount" refers to the location of the tank; in this course, you learn the fundamentals of having cylinders on your sides, rather than heavily weighing on your back. This helps with streamlining and flexibility options.
What you will learn:
- Properly assemble and configure sidemount scuba diving equipment.
- Trim your weight system and sidemount gear so you're perfectly balanced in the water.
- Manage gas by switching second stages as planned, if wearing two cylinders.
- Respond correctly to potential problems while sidemount diving.
- Must be a PADI Open Water Diver
- Minimum age: 15 years old
- PADI Sidemount & Tec Sidemount Diver Manual $34.00
Number of dives: Three open water training dives
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