Intro to Sidemount | Only £25 for 1 year of Access
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After many years of thinking about this, we finally decided to release this intro course at a rate we hope every diver can afford. The 20 lessons have been carefully selected from our full sidemount course to ensure you will get a great start into sidemount diving and even the experienced sidemounters will still learn a lot too, we are very confident about this.
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Intro to Sidemount Course
20 Online Video Lessons
Rigging your Sidemount Cylinders – 11 min
Detailed step by step workshop covering how to correctly setup your side mount cylinders
Cylinder Band Height Testing – 4 min
I test cylinder band height in increasing and decreasing 5cm increments, to find the optimal length
Regulator Configuration Workshop – 22 min
Complete step by step workshop covering every part of my side mount regulator setup
Side Mount System Setup | Part 1 – 33 min
Step by step complete SM harness setup, 1st of 2 parts covering sizing and fitting for all body shapes
Side Mount System Setup | Part 2 – 22 min
2nd part goes through the step by step fitting of your BCD/wing system to the harness
Will My Sidemount Harness Work In All Locations – 5.5 min
We discuss which systems you need and if you really need lots of lift capacity. Also if you need safety clips and entry and exit difficulties and our advice
Using your Side Mount BCD – 5.5 min
I cover horizontal and vertical use of your BCD with how to handle common problems
SM Diver Trim Check Exercise – 13 min
I cover what trim is and how you can test and to get perfectly balanced using side mount configuration
S-Drill Demos and Problem Solving – 10 min
Demonstration of safety drills and problem solving students during training
End of Dive Weight Check Procedure – 10.5 min
The most accurate weight checking test procedure, I take you through it step by step
Spools, Reels and SMB’s – 9 min
Covers setup of spool, guide to correct length to use & different types of surface marker buoys
Cylinder Band Failures – 3 min
If you have any problems with your side mount cylinder bands, this video shows exactly how to fix them
How Important Is Knowing Your Air Pressure – 11.5 min
We discuss how frequently you should check your air gauges. Once you turn your dive, do you really need to know the remaining air pressure? Plus understanding how time and gas awareness will help you when dealing with a catastrophic gas failure.
Cylinder Donning and Doffing – 22 min
Step by step guide explaining how to donn and doff your cylinders, what order and which hand does what
Dive Planning | What You Need to Know – 23 min
A comprehensive guide to dive planning, covers what all types of divers should plan & why
Mastering the Back Kick – 8.5 min
Comprehensive step by step guide to mastering the infamous back kick
Underwater Skills with 4 Cylinders – 6.5 min
Covers general use of 4 cylinders, plus many tips; like how you keep cylinders in trim throughout your dive