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PADI SIDEMOUNT COURSE Don't like wearing a tank on your back? Sidemount diving is a comfortable, streamline alternative.

Discover the PADI Sidemount Diver Course at Sugar Land Dive Center

Explore the world of sidemount scuba diving and unlock a new level of balance and efficiency with the PADI Sidemount Diver Course at Sugar Land Dive Center. Our experienced PADI dive instructors will guide you through the process, making it a comfortable and enjoyable learning experience. Sidemount tanks offer enhanced comfort and ease of use in the water, providing you with improved balance and extended dive capabilities. 

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Why Choose the PADI Sidemount Diver Course?

Experience a Unique Scuba Configuration: Step out of the traditional scuba setup and venture into the exciting realm of sidemount diving. You'll discover a different way to carry your tanks and equipment, offering a fresh perspective on your underwater adventures.

Enhance Gas Management: Master the art of efficient gas management, a crucial skill for any diver. Sidemount diving allows you to carry additional cylinders, ensuring you have a sufficient air supply for longer and more enjoyable dives.

Insight into Basic Tec Diving Techniques: Delve into the fundamentals of technical diving techniques. While this is not a full-fledged technical diving course, you will gain valuable insights that can elevate your diving proficiency.

What to Expect:

Throughout the PADI Sidemount Diver Course, you will participate in at least one confined water dive and three open water dives with your patient PADI Instructor. During this comprehensive training, you will learn to:

Assemble and Configure Sidemount Equipment:  Learn the proper assembly and configuration of your Sidemount gear, ensuring everything is set up correctly for a safe and enjoyable dive.

Mount Scuba Tanks in the Water:  Discover the art of tank mounting while already in the water, allowing for a seamless transition and added convenience during your dives.

Optimal Weight Adjustment for Balance:  Achieve the perfect balance underwater by mastering weight adjustments, making your sidemount experience more comfortable and effortless.

Frog Kick Technique for Easy Movement:  Become proficient in the frog kick technique, an essential skill for sidemount divers to move smoothly through the water.

What is Included

PADI Sidemount eLearning

Use of Sidemount Equipment During Training


To enroll in the PADI Sidemount Diver Course, you must meet the following prerequisites:

PADI Open Water Diver Certification or equivalent certification
Be at least 15 years old.

Step into a whole new world of scuba diving with the PADI Sidemount Diver Course at Sugar Land Dive Center. Uncover the benefits of sidemount diving and gain invaluable skills that will enhance your underwater experiences. Don't miss this opportunity to improve your dive capabilities and explore the depths like never before.


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