We discussed sidemount diving a while back and it has only continued to grow in popularity. As it is a great way to travel with technical diving gear as well as reducing back strain for recreational divers, it’s no wonder sidemount SCUBA diving is so popular.
Unfortunately, still being a relatively new setup for most SCUBA divers, there are plenty of questions involved in getting started both from a sidemount training perspective as well as the sidemount SCUBA equipment.
Luckily, two of the leaders of sidemount SCUBA diving have put together an incredible introduction to sidemount video that can be streamed online or via a physical disk. Learn about sidemount gear requirements, equipment configuration techniques and tips for diving in a sidemount configuration.
While this incredible sidemount video is incredibly helpful to any diver considering sidemount SCUBA diving, this in no way replaces the necessary training required to master the skills needed to dive safely. Be sure to find a sidemount instructor in your area to help you put all of the pieces together.
Here’s a sample of the video: