Questions and Answers for NAUI Advanced Scuba Diver DVD Education System:
does the video teach how to do decompression dives? & do you still make a safety stop at 15 feet.
How long do you stay at each stage, and what governs the amount of time, Please explain. Thank you for your time!! christie.
Darrick (Certified Scuba Instructor at Scuba.com)
Hello Christie, unless you are getting into Tech diving you should never do a decompression dive. All of your dives should be planned as non-decompression. But no that system will not teach you how to do decompression diving.
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