Monday, April 3, 2017
Scuba diving and sign language don't mix. Don't sign and dive! Focus on ...
FAIR USE NOTICE
This video may contain copyrighted material; the use of which has not been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available for the purposes of criticism, comment, review and news reporting which constitute the 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. Not withstanding the provisions of sections 106 and 106A, the fair use of a copyrighted work for purposes such as criticism, comment, review and news reporting is not an infringement of copyright.
The following video is a review based upon my opinion and my own personal experiences. The viewer of this video should make their own decisions regarding all aspects of what they have heard or seen. In that regard, I encourage you to watch the original video and make your own decisions. My intention is to provide a counter argument to claims others have made in a civil and courteous manner.
While I am open to a discussion regarding these statements, I will not respond to any forms of harassment or cyberbullying which include: Abusive videos, comments, messages, flaming, negative reviews on sites such as Yelp, Google, or Facebook; Revealing someone’s personal information; Maliciously recording someone without their consent; Deliberately posting content in order to humiliate someone; Making hurtful and negative comments/videos about another person; Unwanted sexualization, which encompasses sexual harassment or sexual bullying in any form; and Incitement to harass other users or creators.
Such activity will be flagged by the YouTube reporting system or referred to local authorities if the actions are criminal or may cause physical harm to others. Additionally, please do not contact the original owner of the video, it's producers, it's publishers, or participants to harass or cyberbully in any manner listed above.
As a leader in the dive industry, I've grown personally and professionally by challenging myself to consider alternatives perspectives. Failing to challenge established methods, modalities, and techniques will only doom us to continue to make the same mistakes. I am grateful to my mentors that have helped to shape me as an person which has ultimately resulted in becoming the best diving instructor for my students.
Instagram Video: https://www.instagram.com/p/BSb_kOsFGGq/
I found a post within a forum that shows a failure in scuba diving education. I'm really very surprised about the number of people that don't see how incredibly dangerous incorporating American Sign Language (ASL) into scuba diving practices are. I believe that having access to scuba diving regardless of handicap is imperative. So much so that I've taught divers with various disabilities. However, the common theme with every student is NEVER their disability rather their ability. Even without a physical disability there is a lot to learn during the educational process. Scuba diving is physically challenging not to mention emotionally. The new diver will learn to use muscles they never thought about, overcome urges to do things that could result in injury or death, as well as having to manage equipment that has no correlation in the terrestrial world.... (the rest of the description is in the video)
(music from YouTube, free to use to monetize video)
direct link: https://r1---sn-5uaeznes.googlevideo.com/videoplayback?id=cfe591123cabfc5a&itag=25&source=yt_reference&requiressl=yes&mm=31&mn=sn-5uaeznes&ms=au&mv=m&pl=24&ratebypass=yes&ei=ALXgWOjmI8PnqQWH-YuQDA&mime=audio/mpeg&gir=yes&clen=28442354&dur=707&lmt=144615674884
Please LIKE and SUBSCRIBE.
Thank you very much!
JCA Elite Scuba
Fair Use and Opinion Notice
#scuba #scubadiving #scubadivinglessons #portland #oregon #vancouver #washington #jcaelitescuba #NAUI #TDI #advancednitrox #decompressionprocedures #pugetsound #learntodive #advanceddiver #masterdiver #divemaster #eannitrox #navigation #deepdiving #drysuit #nightdiving #extremeironing #extremeunderwaterironing #underwaterironing #signlanguage #ASL #americansignlanguage #signinganddiving #textinganddriving
#scuba #sailfinsculpin #sculpin #pugetsound #nightdive #sunrisemotel
Response to article, "Lack of fitness spells disaster for inexperienced dive duo" #scuba #medicalhistoryquestionnaire #me...
An evaluation of diving off Isla Mujeres, Mexico. Not the act of diving, but the logistics of diving and what you need to knowIf you are traveling to an international location, please read my blog, " Checklist for Referral Divers for their dive destinati...
Blog articles that you might have not read in a while. Some great lessons that you might have forgotten. Never be complacent underwater.Learning how to get into the water with scuba diving gear isn't difficult. Every diver gets into the water. However, getting out of the ...