Taken from Ultimate Spearfishing Magazine volume 17
How to Improve Your Spearfishing Ascent
So there you are, lying on the ocean floor. You have executed a perfect dive and even after spending some time on the bottom, you are still feeling strong. Up until now you have probably been very conscious of every movement and been very deliberate in your whole approach to the dive, but now the dive is over and you just swim back up to the surface.
The problem is that the ascent is as technical as the descent and just swimming back up is counter productive and even catastrophic when overextended or when you find yourself in trouble. There are a number of key techniques that you need to discipline yourself to use, not only to improve your diving, but to dive safer as well.
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