Bubbles From The Abyss

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Do You Have To Be Fit To Be A Freediver?

Do You Have To Be Fit To Be A Freediver?

I often say that freediving is 90% mental and the rest is in your head. I have lost count of the times when an overweight, unfit, yet the relaxed person has zoomed comfortably and easily past a superfit yet anxious person who is struggling to […]


Whale Sharks In Sydney

Whale Sharks In Sydney

The Whale Shark is the largest of all fishes  and is found in tropical and warm temperate waters. It is a slow moving shark that feeds on small crustaceans, squid and fishes from the water using filtering screens on its gills. Whale Sharks may grow up to […]


The Seals Of Martin Island

The Seals Of Martin Island

There is a Colony of Australian Fur seals on Martin Island, a 10-minute Boat trip from Port Kembla Boat Ramp. Martin Island has areas that are protected, but also provides some great basking areas for the seals to sit and dry off in the sun. […]


Yoga And Freediving

Yoga And Freediving

Last week’s posts focused on the benefits of developing a morning routine; regardless of whether or not you are diving that day. This week, I would like to discuss the benefits of yoga; clear up some of the myths and language surrounding it and lastly […]


What Is Static Apnea?

What Is Static Apnea?

“How are you’re tables going?”  To the average passerby, this may seem like an odd question. But to a freediver, ‘tables’ take on a whole new meaning as they are the foundation of good pool training. Let’s explore the freediving discipline of Static Apnea. In Static Apnea the […]