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MANTA99

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I'm trying to see if I can improve my dry static times by testing out some different breathe ups, would some of you guys describe you breathe ups so I can try them out and see if one of them is better for me?
 

zipy

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sorry
but i don't have any constant breath up.
i just do it as it seems wright for me.(depends on how i feel)

there are some basic stuff i do follow:
1. calming down, slow breathing 5-10 min (i listen to music)
2. two deep breaths and first hold till first contraction (takes me about 2 min) - second attempt is simillar
3. 2-5min break breathing and calming - last 30sec deep breaths but trying not to hyperventilate (it took some time to learn that)
4. 3,4 attempt i do some packing to about 70% - i don't do max attempts anymore - hold 4-5 min.

Hope it helps, good luck!

Zipy
 

Erik

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This is of course a big question on the forums....use the "search" feature, which is excellent!
Mine is basically this:
After stretching, meditating, hold breath for 20 contractions.
Breathe for 2 minutes.
Hold for 20 contractions (contractions should come later).
Breathe for 2 minutes.
Hold for 5 minutes.
Breathe for 4 minutes, hold for 10 seconds, 2 breaths, hold for 10 seconds, take 5 fast/deep breaths, hold for max.
Never look at your watch during the hold.
Cheers,
Erik Y.
 

ivan

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hi

Alright Sven has smoothly shown what its all about. The FISH will have a good laugh at the idiot on the surface trying to prepare themselves to make a good dive He He.

But seriously for statics there is one word for me to do with breathe ups HYPERVENTILATION say no more.

cheers
 

Erik

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Originally posted by Sven
hey, with all that breathup and stuff, whens a guy find time to shoot the fish.....
sven ;)
......

......hell, why bother with gear either...just dynamite them like they do here :head
;)
Cheers amigo,
Erik Y.
 

icarus pacific

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Nuking fish, like the perfect partner, sucks. All it does is ruin your resource and fool you into thinking it's all gonna last... huh?:confused:

Anyways, the fish ain't what it's all about. Indeed the best dives I've had involved no fish but instead surrounded me with a calm and secure feeling I can best describe as spiritual, my Higher Power swaddling me as it were. That's what its about.

Eh Erik? ;)


sven
 

Bill

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fish?

Anyways, the fish ain't what it's all about.

Well put Sven. Diving with two buddies in their USA uniform and the best coach in the country. Hanging at 100 feet for a couple minutes to listen to the whales. Making the deepest dive of the day (even if I had to pull on the rope). I don't need no 'stinking' fish.
Aloha
Bill
 

Erik

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Originally posted by icarus pacific
. Indeed the best dives I've had involved no fish but instead surrounded me with a calm and secure feeling I can best describe as spiritual, my Higher Power swaddling me as it were. That's what its about.
Eh Erik? ;)
sven

...I agree, but shooting fish aint bad either ;)
Truthfully, the feeling I have had stalking fish was something akin to the "higher power", Zen moment stuff. I felt....primal, visceral, and that I was actually a part of something.
However, dynamiting fish could also bring up a few divers, and therefore some free gear....survival of the fittest and all that ;)
Selamat ikut (Good diving),
Erik Y.
 

Nicky

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hey zipy was after similar info to manta - what do you mean by "packing at 70%", used to dive but has been a while and have forgotten all the jargon!
 
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