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equalization

  1. Grazia

    Equalization course

    Hello from Sardinia! Any suggestions about an effective equalization webinar or online course?
  2. Andrew702

    Eustachian Tube Dysfunction and BTV Exercises

    I am hoping some members might be able to shine some light on issues I've been having with my ears. I'll give a little background. I started diving 3 years ago and always had a bad ear after a few days of training it would stop equalizing. I ended up taking a long break about a year and half. I...
  3. gregl83

    acclarent balloon dialation for eustachian tube dysfunction

    backstory: diving since 1997 (100 dives or so) without any noticeable problems clearing my ears. perhaps here or there it was more difficult but never a show-stopper. 4 months ago i tried to start freediving just after healing from bronchitis. in the heads down position i found it almost...
  4. MELISSA BARDFIELD

    Broken nose and eye orbital- effects on equalization-?

    Have any free divers had difficulty equalizing after breaking their nose? I was an avid freediver in my late 20/early 30s, PB was 114’ in Grand Cayman… I had two facial surgeries due to trauma- fractured zygomatic arch in 4 places requiring surgery and tiny plate and 4 screws. A few years...
  5. J

    Having trouble with equalizing

    Hi everyone, I've just started diving and i've been trying to learn equalization. I have been trying to learn the frenzel technique but the trouble is I feel like I'm almost doing it, but I'm not able to push enough air into my nose for it to actually do anything. I think I need to somehow push...
  6. X

    Mouth fill question.

    Hi to all, I'm using Frenzel to equalize and have reached the depth where I can't equalize anymore. I've read the mouth fill technique document and have tried to use it both in depth and on empty lungs. In both cases I've the same problem. I've the air in my mouth (not loosing the mouth fill)...
  7. ric

    Equalization excercises for Pool. (with buddy of course)

    Hello all I am looking for some good equalixation excercises to do in my local pool (with a buddy of course) and it should be said my local pool has been fine in the past with working on things in the deep end as long as it doesn't involve extended breath hold. My issues are that when I am...
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