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The podcast where we talk all things sidemount diving, from equipment, skills, techniques and sidemount diving expeditions to interviews with some of the world's top sidemount divers. Whether you are new to sidemount diving, been diving sidemount for years or are just want to know more, this is THE place for all things sidemount.

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Speaking Sidemoun‪t‬ Steve Davis - Sidemount Diver & Instructor

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The podcast where we talk all things sidemount diving, from equipment, skills, techniques and sidemount diving expeditions to interviews with some of the world's top sidemount divers. Whether you are new to sidemount diving, been diving sidemount for years or are just want to know more, this is THE place for all things sidemount.

Subscribe to receive new episodes every week. If you like the podcast please consider leaving us a 5-star review. More info via our website and Facebook page:

https://www.sidemountpros.com
https://www.facebook.com/speakingsidemount/

    Special Release - E052 PJ Prinsloo

    Special Release - E052 PJ Prinsloo

    As our summer hiatus continues, it's awesome to be able to bring you with the support of XDEEP, another great episode from the Speaking Sidemount Patreon vault.

    This time I catch up with PJ Prinsloo. PJ is a technical diving instructor trainer and the Director, Technical Diving for RAID South Africa. As you'll hear, he is passionate about the benefits of sidemount and has a wealth of knowledge from the perspective of a sidemount diver, instructor, instructor trainer, and in his role at RAID.

    • 50 min
    Special Release - E050 Chris Jewell: Beyond Thailand

    Special Release - E050 Chris Jewell: Beyond Thailand

    Chris Jewell is a member of the British Cave Diving Group and was part of the team involved in the Thai Cave rescue. Chris took part in the extraction dives of the rescue and in doing so became part of history as a key part of one of the greatest rescues of modern times.

    Chris covers his experience in training and becoming part of the CDG. Chris reflects on his experience in Thailand, and he shares more on his terrifying lost line episode while extracting one of the boys from the cave.

    • 57 min
    E062 - Rob Neto - The Almost Comprehensive Guide to Sidemount

    E062 - Rob Neto - The Almost Comprehensive Guide to Sidemount

    In this episode brought to you by XDEEP, I catch up with Florida based, cave instructor, explorer and author, Rob Neto,  Rob has just released the 2nd edition of his book "Sidemount Diving, The Almost Comprehensive Guide". This is, without doubt, the most complete written work on sidemount diving with over 300 pages of how-to and the whys behind all of it. In this episode, Rob and I get into the book, chat some on different aspects of sidemount before he shares on his cave exploration exploits in Cozumel.

    • 57 min
    Sean Wheller

    Sean Wheller

    Sean Wheller is a sidemount diver, a decompression and cave diver and is progressing his training with PJ Prinsloo in South Africa. In this episode, Sean and I chat about his diving, how he started in sidemount, his training with PJ Prinsloo, how he has worked to develop his diving and overcome mental challenges as he addresses cave training in particular. We talk about the benefit of a variety of instructors and also get into diving in South Africa, in particular, Sodwana bay and Komati Springs.

    • 51 min
    Tamara May

    Tamara May

    This episode is sponsored by XDEEP and supported by the patrons of Speaking Sidemount.

    In this episode, Tamara and I discuss: how she got into diving and it became her life's passion. Her travels to various parts of the world to train, work and develop as a diver and instructor. Her work at Protec Mexico with Patrick, Kim and the Protec team and also how she set up her own diving brand... Dive like a Ninja. Plus, her upcoming Xunaan-Ha Expedition project with Robbie Schmitter.

    • 52 min
    Victor Tovar

    Victor Tovar

    This episode is sponsored by XDEEP and supported by the patrons of Speaking Sidemount.

    Victor Tovar is the principal of Cave Tribe. He provides specialised sidemount and cave courses. Victor is passionate about foundational skills and focuses on progressively building foundational skills while gaining experience and comfort.

    Victor and I discuss... His background, his philosophy in developing divers, the importance of selecting the right equipment, and then we talk Victor's home cave, Cueva Del Agua.

    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

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28 Ratings

28 Ratings

neoprenejunky ,

Such a great educational & inspiring listen

Really educational and insightful podcast about Sidemount diving and explores so much beyond that and into the world of many aspects of diving. Such a great variety of quality guests; each sharing their knowledge of diving and experience. Very captivating.

sidemount matt ,

Love this podcast

I love listening to this podcast wen I’m at work I learn so much from Steve and from every guest on there I’m also a patron member so I get all the bonus content as well 😊 good work Steve

Chears
Matt

downbelow19 ,

So inspiring!

Great podcast for anyone interested in diving, dive training, exploration and, of course, sidemount. The topics stretch far beyond Sidemount only, and there is really something in each episode that’s made me think about my own teaching and diving.

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