The PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Diver Specialty Course
+ 10 YRS
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