Scuba diving days ahead

Oct 11, 2012, 06:26 IST | Swapnal Tilekar

Head to Absolute Scuba to learn the sport of scuba-diving right in the heart of the city

For all those who want to get trained in scuba diving without stepping out of the city, Absolute Scuba has brought the sport of scuba-diving right to your doorstep.

Absolute Scuba is the brain child of two seasoned dive industry experts, Seemant Saxena and Siddharth Pujari. Sharing a collective experience of over 15 years in the Dive Training, Scuba Certification and Dive Travel business, the youngsters offer city-based adventure and water enthusiasts an opportunity to indulge in the sport.

Trainers Siddharth Pujari and Seemant Saxena

Says Siddharth Pujari, “This is a very new concept for the city; something which is happening for the very first time in the city. We are offering basic courses for anyone above 8 years of age who have a passion for sea sports.”

Trainer Seemant Saxena trains children on scuba-diving

Absolute Scuba offers an introduction to the sport, a beginners course along with advanced courses as well. Right from a one-day introductory non-certification course (Rs1,500) to four-day long certification courses (Rs11,000) which takes place in the city for two days and on the island for two days. Absolute scuba takes the trainees to the locations like Netrani, Andamaan and Lakshadweep for the further training in the sport.

Seemant is a certified instructor qualified with 2 stars with CMAS (World Underwater Federation) and PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) and has a vast experience in the field. He has given training sessions to various city school kids and elders. Siddharth is a CMAS One Star Diver
and PADI Advanced Open Water and EANx Diver.

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