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19
Apr

Help Children Become SCUBA Divers and Give Them Advantages for Life

Advantages for Life

Los Angeles, CA – April 19, 2014 - When children become SCUBA divers, they have life long advantages. By the age of 10, children are eligible for SCUBA lessons and to be certified as Junior Open Water Divers. At the age of 15, teens can upgrade their certification to that of PADI Open Water Diver.

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18
Apr

Lazy Reef Fish & New Scientific Discoveries

Lazy Fish Scientific Discoveries

Los Angeles, CA – April 18, 2014 –In most recent news, researchers that specialize in reef studies at James Cook University have found that warming oceans could slow down active reef fish. Studies conducted by the University's ACR Center of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies have revealed that steadily increasing ocean temperatures have caused large reef fish to become lethargic. Many of the fish affected tend to rest on reefs or at the sea bottom, when they do take to the seas, they swim and at exceedingly reduced rate of speed.

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17
Apr

Boy Scout SCUBA Diving Merit Badge Opportunity

Boy Scout at Camp Emerald Bay

Los Angeles, CA – April 17, 2014 –In order to progress through the ranks, boy scouts must earn merit badges. These badges are earned after a scout has demonstrated a specific level of proficiency in a particular field. One of the most popular merit badges is for scuba diving. Boy Scout Scuba diving is something that is both fun and enjoyable for all those involved in scouting.

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24
Mar

Dive Adventures Make For an Especially Memorable Children's Birthday Celebration

Scuba Birthday's For Children

Los Angeles, CA – March 24, 2014 –Kids have always been hard to please and that fact is only more so in this day and age. With all of the technological gadgetry including iPads, game consoles, and of course the internet, it is hard to find things that can really get your kids excited. And the problem is compounded when it comes to planning a child’s birthday party. Sure kids get excited about those first few birthdays when the experience is fresh and new to them. Perhaps you take them to a pizza parlor and celebrate with a group of their friends or maybe to see the latest animated movie at the multiplex. But eventually you come to a point where you really want to do something really different. You want to make it an extra special celebration; one that your child will find to be much more memorable than the standard cake-streamers-balloons-clown affair.
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22
Mar

Exciting Dive Adventures Playing Tug of War

Octopus Dive Adventures

Los Angeles, CA – March 22, 2014 –There are once in a lifetime dive adventures that you plan to exotic locales; those where you challenge yourself to top your personal best; and then there are the unexpected adventures right here in California. This February two California divers, David Malvestuto and Warren Murray had an adventure of a lifetime when they interacted with a giant pacific octopus who wanted to make their underwater digital camera its own.

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21
Feb

Kids and Scuba Diving: Amazing Opportunities

Boy Scouts Scuba Diving

Los Angeles, CA – February 21, 2014 –Can you remember a time when you were a kid and tried something that had you giddy with excitement? Trying something new can spark curiosity and inspiration in amazing ways, and for kids, who are encouraged to focus and learn in school everyday, a hands-on experience is one of the best ways to make all that learning come alive. At Malibu Divers, we love scuba diving and here are a few ways that we think learning to scuba dive can inspire kids today:

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29
Jan

ALL is Lost? CPR and First Aid Training Can Make Sure It's Not!

All Is Lost?

 
Los Angeles, CA – January 29, 2014 – From walking down the street to scuba diving to watching a movie, there's no situation where an emergency can't arise. That's why it's important to get and keep up-to-date on your CPR and First Aid training. It'll leave you thinking: All is Lost? I don't think so!

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11
Jan

Taking Lobster “By Hand” and 9 Important Rules for Lobster Diving

California Spiny Lobster Season Laws

 
Los Angeles, CA – January 11, 2014 – A guy (not the one above) maybe 30 years old came into Malibu Divers and said he was interested in buying a wetsuit. We chatted a while and discussed suits. I asked if he was certified. He said "certified for what?" Okay, so this is how it started.

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03
Jan

New Year's Resolution to Exercise: Start With Exciting Dive Adventures

Scuba Diving as  New Year's Resolution

 
Los Angeles, CA – January 3, 2014 – According to a recent study, these resolutions are among the top 10 that people make this time of year. Also cited was that “people who explicitly make resolutions are 10 times more likely to attain their goals than people who don’t explicitly make resolutions.” How many times have you made a resolution? One of the reasons people quit is that they fail to make a clear well-defined plan. So, why not start your New Year's resolution to plan more exercise with a fun and exciting sport? Start your New Year with scuba diving and potentially achieve your intentions. 

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29
Dec

Why Would A Dive Store Care About Sinus Health?

Sinus Health for Diving

 
Los Angeles, CA – December 29, 2013 – A dive store, which specializes in scuba diving education and training, cares about sinus health because the health of a diver's ears and sinuses directly impacts their ability to dive.  This time of year, all of us are influenced by the arrival and duration of the cold and flu season.  Finding ourselves sick on occasion is inevitable.

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