PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty Course

Make your tank last longer, so you can explore for longer…

The PADI Specialty course that every diver should take.

It doesn’t matter how long you’ve been diving for. If you still don’t feel comfortable underwater without constantly kicking or moving your arms, or you use your air quicker than anyone else, this course will make your diving so much easier and more comfortable, that you’ll want to kiss your Dive Bus instructor.

No studying or manuals, just 2 super-fun training dives will change the way you dive: reducing your air consumption, improving your body positioning and generally increasing your comfort and confidence on every dive.

So you can stay down for longer and explore more, confidently.
It’s an awesome course. Trust us.

This Specialty course counts as one of the five Specialties for your PADI Master Scuba Diver rating and may count towards your PADI Advanced Open Water certification.

At a glance:

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Can I take this course?

You can take this course as soon as you’re a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver. The sooner you take it, the sooner you’ll be diving confidently, effortlessly and worry-free, hovering easily whilst observing amazing aquatic life without disturbing the surroundings. Becoming a confident, skilled diver starts with excellent buoyancy control, which is what this excellent and highly popular PADI Specialty course delivers (and means your tank lasts longer!)

If you’re passionate about protecting the ocean by clearing trash that’s strangling our underwater world, this is a must do course.

What will I learn?

This course is a whole heap of fun. During the two training dives, we’ll have you swimming through hoops, Matrix / kung-foo fighting, ‘Mission Impossible’ hovering, playing around with your weights and distribution, body position, and all sorts of fun things to hone your bouyancy skills – and confidence.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Determine how to calculate and use the exact weight you need, so you’re not too light or too heavy.
  • Trim your weight system and scuba gear so you’re perfectly balanced in the water.
  • Streamline to save energy, use air more efficiently and move more smoothly through the water.
  • Hover effortlessly in any position – vertical or horizontal.

How can I start learning now?

There’s only one Knowledge Review to complete – this course focuses more on practical skills application to improve your diving and confidence, so there is no eLearning program for this course.

Instead, swing by The Dive Bus or your local PADI dive shop back home and pick up your PADI Adventures in Diving manual…

What's next after this course?

Open Water certified? Take your Advanced Open Water course for a broader taste of some of the other fun, underwater activities you can enjoy, learn more skills and increase your confidence. Each Specialty Diver certification you have counts as credit towards your Advanced Open Water course.

Advanced Open Water certified? here are heaps of PADI Specialty Dive courses to enjoy and each moves you one step closer to earning the coveted status of PADI Master Scuba Diver: the highest certification level for recreational scuba divers.

To become a PADI Master Scuba Diver, you’ll also need to take your Rescue Diver and Emergency First Responder course. Save money when you take both courses with The Dive Bus…

Next steps?

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