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How and Why You Should Get a Scuba Diving Certification

Scuba diving is an increasingly popular sport that anyone who loves the water should try at least once in their lives.

In order to start your scuba diving experience, you need to get a certification card. This card can be obtained by taking and passing a dive certification course. The two most recognizable certification agencies are PADI and NAUI. The dive shop where you will receive your training will be affiliated with either one of these agencies.

The amount of time needed depends on which avenue you choose to take. You may choose to go with an intensive weekend course where all the book work and pool work can be finished over a single weekend. On the other hand, you can take a course that takes several weeks to complete. The certification card can set you back anywhere from 150 …