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PEAK PERFORMANCE BUOYANCY Learn to master your buoyancy skills

The PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Course with OLYMPUS DIVE CENTER

What is neutral buoyancy? Scuba divers like to be neutrally buoyant so they neither sink nor float. It can be a tricky thing. Divers who’ve mastered the highest performance levels in buoyancy stand apart. You’ve seen them underwater, they glide effortlessly, use less air and ascend, descend or hover, almost as if by thought. They interact gently with aquatic life and affect their surroundings minimally. The PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy course refines the basic skills you learned as a PADI Open Water Diver and elevates them to the next level.


The Fun Part

The fun part of this course is giving your dive skills a polish you may not have thought possible.


What You Learn

  • How to trim your scuba gear so you’re perfectly balanced in the water
  • Nuances in determining weight so you’re not too light nor too heavy by even a slight degree
  • How to streamline to save air and move smoothly through the water
  • How to hover effortlessly in both a vertical position and a horizontal position

Prerequisites

To take this course, you must be:

  • A PADI Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization)
  • 15 years old (12 for Junior Advanced Open Water Diver)

The Scuba Gear You Use

You use all the basic scuba gear including a computer. This is the perfect course to try out a different style of BCD or solidify your skills with a newly purchased BCD.

The Learning Materials You Need

PADI's Peak Performance Manual

Your course price includes

  • Instruction, books and materials
  • Pool Session Included
  • Certification Fees

Price: $195/person

  • Class size is limited to 4 students
  • Weekend or weekday scheduling formats, year around

 *Students must provide their own personal items including mask, fins, snorkel, booties, gloves and the Scuba unit. We have rentals available for the Scuba unit, wetsuit, tanks and weights.

*Boat dives are required for an additional fee. Your experience level will determine which trips you need to complete the course. If you book this course On-line you will be contacted by our staff to determine and reserve the appropriate trips.

Your Next Adventure

Part of mastering buoyancy control is learning how to use your BCD and weight system effectively, plus maintain streamlining. This makes the PADI Equipment Specialist course a natural companion because you learn more about these pieces of gear and how to make them suit your specific diving styles.

For more information or to schedule a Peak Performance Buoyancy class, please contact Olympus Dive Center at (252)726-9432.

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