Non Swimmers can Learn to Scuba Diving in Phuket.
Non Swimmers can Try Scuba diving and we have an Idea starting point for beginners who cannot swim and is easy! No previous swimming experience is needed to have a fantastic first time Dive experience. The benefit of the pool is that you learn to use the equipment in a safe location, then if you wish continue with the second dive in the ocean this will be less stressful…
Do I need to be able to Swim to Scuba dive?
Many people ask us “Do I need to be able to swim to scuba dive”? and the best reply I can say is “No you Dont” – People from all over the world travel to Phuket to learn Diving that are not able to swim. Beginners go diving in Phuket each day without being a good swimmer, with the right training and after listening to some instructions from a professional diving instruction you can learn to dive. When you try Scuba diving for the first time you will wear Fins, these help you to move around under water meaning that you only have to kick slowly to be able to move. As someone who may not be able to swim well in deep water or simply not that confident as a swimmer then the pool session makes sense.
Safety is one of the most important aspects of any sport, people like adventures and seek thrills, often not knowing the consequences or dangers associated.
Risk awareness video – please watch this prior to booking any beginners course.
It is natural and normal to feel a little nervous before trying to scuba dive for the first time. Don’t worry! At Phuket Dive Tours, your safety and enjoyment of diving is our first priority, with the training we deliver you will have the best chances to learn for yourself how easy Scuba Diving can be.
Take the first Dive in a swimming Pool.
Non Swimmers can access the “Discover scuba” a safe Pool experience that takes a few hours and you can start learning the basics for scuba diving with this entry level confined water session. The safest location possible for anyone who is not a good swimmer is in a swimming Pool or shallow water, You learn to Scuba dive safely for the first time in shallow water.
How deep will I be diving?
We take you to a pool where as non-swimmer, you are safe, you can easily stand up – the depth of the pool is 1.2m deep and you will never be alone while in the water. The Pool session allows you to gain confidence and learn about moving around and breathing under water for the first time.
You and Your Instructor will all enter the water together and your Instructor will continually supervise you in the water for the 40 – 50 minutes training session. They will demonstrate several dive skills, which you will then perform yourself. After completing the skills, when you and your Instructor both feel you are ready, you will then have the option to dive in open water.
What you will learn in the Pool Session
- What equipment we use to scuba dive
- How to breathe underwater
- the best ways to Kick your legs using fins to help you move around underwater
To register for the Non Swimmers session for Beginners you must be at least 10 years old.
There’s a medical form for any new scuba diving activity: you need to read this form prior to trying Diving in the pool for Beginners and sign to confirm you have no medical conditions that can affect your safety. If you declare a medical condition on the form you will not be able to dive without signed clearance from a doctor.
Read the medical form and consult a doctor if necessary prior to signing up.
- Fit To Dive read this Medical Statement and Questionnaire Health Check .
- Remember 18- 24 hours no Fly after a scuba dive
- Scuba Diving things you need to understand as a non swimmer
Sign up now for you”re pool Lessons with Private Instructor.
After the pool session, you to then can continue and consider diving in the ocean with the next option being a Discover Scuba Divining experience for Beginners This is a Half day Beach or take a full Day Trip to shallow water reefs to a local Islands.