Egypt is a favorite place for those who
love scuba diving, due to the beach resorts and scuba diving
centers where this sport can be practiced. The scuba diving
means to swim underwater using a SCUBA (Self Contained
Underwater Breathing Apparatus). The necessary equipment for
practicing this sport includes fins, scuba masks, buoyancy
devices and breathing regulators. The cylinder of air (or other
gases) allows the person to stay inside the water even for days.
Scuba diving is easy and fast to learn; in only 3 days, you can
learn the basics. Scuba diving is the perfect way of meeting the
fascinating underwater world, of seeing the tropical fish, the
reefs, the caves, the wrecks, and a way to relax and have
beautiful water experiences. Basically, anyone can practice this
sport, from the children of 8 years old to their grandparents.
The people who want to do scuba diving must have a good health,
which means not to have any severe medical problems; when
somebody will sign up for a scuba diving course, he/she will
have to answer to a medical questionnaire. Other requirement is
to know to swim, to tread and float the water. The persons with
physical disabilities can practice scuba diving too; many
instructors are ready to teach those persons to enjoy scuba.
There are more than one types of scuba diving: commercial,
technical, military, and of course, the most practiced one, the
recreational scuba diving. The people who do commercial diving
participate in salvage operations, build oil platforms, and have
other occupations related to diving. The technical scuba allows
you to swim to extreme depths, to do advanced caves and wrecks
diving. The military scuba is about military research, mine
clearing, military underwater missions. Recreational scuba is
about having fun, seeing corals, fish and many more.