Age + 10 YRS
Duration 1 DAY
Price €160

The PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy course helps divers to improve basic, but essential diving skills. Learn to glide effortlessly through the water, staying clear of reefs and walls to help protect the environment. Learn how to control your descent, practice hovering and staying in control of your movements and direction. Elevate your buoyancy skills to another level, become weightless and relaxed whilst you enjoy the dive. Improve your air consumption through skilled buoyancy control and become a stronger scuba diver. The PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy speciality course helps you to understand neutral buoyancy through breath control. Learn to develop efficient kick cycles and try out new kick cycle methods that might suit you better. Experience and learn the difference between good and poor trim and learn more about cylinder positioning on the body. Adjust and correct weights whilst understanding weight distribution around the body. All these skills will help you on your journey to becoming an overall confident diver. There is nothing more thrilling than a fantastic dive with perfect buoyancy control. Why not become a buoyancy Ninja and enjoy your dive every time?

Who should take this course?

Your buoyancy control skill is what defines you as a skilled scuba diver. Perfect buoyancy allows you to observe aquatic life easily, take better photos and helps reduce your air consumption. Upgrade your skills and learn to hover without disturbing the surroundings, be in control of your movements and interact gently with the aquatic environment. Peak Performance Buoyancy is required at every level of scuba diving, so learn to master it now and help take care of the underwater world.

What will you learn?

During this course, you will learn;

  • To determine the correct amount of weights required to be neutrally buoyant
  • How to trim weights and scuba gear to be perfectly balanced
  • Hovering in any vertical and horizontal position
  • The techniques of being streamlined to save energy, use air efficiently and glide through the water
  • Saving air due to a perfect streamlined body whilst diving

What scuba gear you will use?

  • Basic scuba equipment
  • A weight system and perhaps trim weights

What learning material do you require?

The Peak Performance Buoyancy Manual


  • Participants must be 10 years of age or older
  • Minimum PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver or equivalent from another agency
  • Participants under the age of 18 years must have parent or guardian consent
  • Complete a diver medical questionnaire declaring you are in good physical health


One day

  • Knowledge development session
  • Two open water dives

Cost €160.00

  • Includes PADI Manual & certification
  • Includes transport to and from the dive site
  • Includes Equipment

What is your next step?

Bring your buoyancy up to the next level and enrol in this course now at

Buoyancy control is paramount for cavern diving, why not check out the PADI Cavern Diver Specialty or, talk to DiveSMART for further assistance.

Check out the PADI Master Scuba Diver rating, with five specialities you can join this highly-rated scuba diver level.

Remember, the first dive of this PADI Specialty Diver Course may credit as an Adventure Dive towards your PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification. Ask your PADI Instructor about earning credit

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