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Nitrox – Playa del Carmen – Tulum – Yucatan – Mexico

Diving Training

Deep Dark Diving dive training Philosophy

We offer high quality training in technical diving and cave diving in Playa del Carmen, all the Riviera Maya and in Yucatan, Mexico.

We strive to provide the best learning experience. The objective is to achieve the highest level and learn from each moment. Then by using what you learn you will improve your performance and the safety of your diving.

There is a minimum days required by standards for technical and cave diving training, but be aware that you will personnaly need to meet the diving standards.

All training is based on skills mastering. We do our best to share our experience and knowledge with you and ensure the efficiency of your training but technical or cave diving certification is not garanteed.

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RECREATIONAL

70% of the earth surface is water. Start exploring! Open Water courses for beginners all the way to Instructor

SIDE MOUNT

Fun and Safe way to dive for recreational divers - Ideal for Cave divers, Solo Divers and Photographers

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CAVE DIVING

Learn overhead diving in the most extensive underwater caves on the planet. Master buoyancy and precise control of every movement.

TECH DIVING

Experienced diver? It is time to extend your dives and explore new environments. Nitrox, Deco Procedure, Mixed gases, Stage Cave, DPV, CCR

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Nitrox Course

The Nitrox Course is an entry level to start utilizing enriched air nitrox as a breathing gas.

Scuba diving nitrox gives you more no decompression time, meaning more time underwater especially on repetitive dives.

This simple one-day course can be done in a matter of hours, and it is in fact “dry course”. You can technically complete the course without going underwater even though, you probably don’t want to miss the fun part?!

TDI Nitrox Course
Nitrox
Double benefit : More time underwater, where you like and shorter surface intervals !
 Objectives of the Nitrox course?
  • Learn more about nitrox mixtures
  • Extend your bottom time
  • Less surface interval
  • Do repetitive dives
  • Move forward with technical diving education
Course prerequisites:
  • Minimum age 18, 15 with parental consent
  • Minimum certification of open water diver or current enrollment in an open water diver course
What you will learn:
  • Techniques for getting more dive time by using enriched air nitrox
  • The benefits, hazards, and proper procedures for using nitrox mixes from 22 through 40 percent oxygen content
  • Enriched air considerations, including managing oxygen exposure
  • Enriched air scuba diving equipment considerations, cylinder labeling, analyzing nitrox mixtures, and gas blending procedures
  • Manage oxygen exposure.
  • Analyzing oxygen content in your scuba tank.
  • Set your dive computer for diving with enriched air nitrox.

Structure of the Nitrox Diver Course:

  • There are two options for this Course:
    Option one: Standard Course
    Option two: Course with 2 Cenotes Nitrox dives
What gear will you use?

Your Instructor will help choose and let you know if your gear meets the requirements.

  • Regular modern scuba equipment
  • Dive computers
  • Scuba tanks must meet oxygen service standards and be dedicated for use with enriched air.
  • Oxygen analyzers
  • Special cylinder decals.
Next Step

Now that you earned your certification and will extend your dive time, you might consider moving to the next level

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Technical Diving

You’ve been enjoying your diving and training, and you liked learning about diving? and now  you want to go further? Here are the different courses that will follow…

INTRO TO TECH & SIDE MOUNT

INTRO TO TECH COURSE

INTRO TO TECH

Start with the basics of tec diving. Learn dive planning, new water skills, gear configuration and improve streamlining, buoyancy and propulsion techniques. If you are planning to go on with your Tec diving in Backmount configuration this course is a must to set the right bases.

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SIDE MOUNT

Do you want to explore your first step to technical diving and with two tanks. This course is ideal for you to get familiar with the side mount configuration. If you are already a Tec diver you will apply your skills to Side Mount. And if have decided that Side Mount is your configuration for your Tec diving this course will set the base.

Razor side mount course

RAZOR SIDE MOUNT

The Razor Side Mount course goes further than the basic Side Mount course. It covers all the basics for tech and cave diving and will be a great fundation for the following tech course. The Razor harness will follow you throughout your technical diving career.

TECHNICAL DIVING

 

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NITROX

A first approach to technical diving and the use of mixtures. And for those already Nitrox certified diver it is the opportunity to thoroughly review the basic principles and fundamental laws of physics used in diving.

ADVANCED NITROX

ADVANCED NITROX

You will learn the physics and physiology for diving with gas mixtures containing more than 40 % oxygen. This is the opportunity to further extend of your dive time without going into decompression limits.

DECO PROCEDURES

DECO PROCEDURES

In this course you will learn to plan and execute dives with decompression, choose your gas and the development of emergency plans.

DEEPER DIVING

extended range dive training

EXTENDED RANGE

Exciting dives down to 55m/180ft but helium is nowhere available? you will learn how to safely do these dives using air and deco gases.

TRIMIX DIVING

TRIMIX

Add helium to your diving. Go deeper, easier breathing, and reduce narcosis. It makes your diving a lot safer and opens a lot of possibilities down to 60m/200ft.

Advanced trimix

ADVANCED TRIMIX

Congratulations! you reached the top level of Open circuit training. Use mix with less than 17% O2 and as deep as 100m/330ft. And be among the most elite divers.

Contact

Contact Deep Dark Diving

Scuba Diving in Yucatan, Mexico – Personalized Guiding and Training

Group packages available

Mail: info@deepdarkdiving.com
WhatsApp: +52 1 984 135 7062
Location: Playa del Carmen & Mérida, Mexico
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We are passionate instructors offering guided dives and training for Reef diving, Cavern diving, Cave diving, Deep diving

I spend a lot of time underwater and far into the jungle, out of phone signal and internet reach.  In fact I am probably underwater somewhere in one of the amazing caves of Yucatan. I really do my best to give the best service possible and assure that we can offer the best dive experience. You probably come a long way for a very special holliday and we’ll garantee a very special experience. I personnaly answer  all emails and deal with the organization… so please be patient, it’s worth it 🙂

Thank you, back to you as soon as possible,
Géraldine

 

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