PDP 4: Warm-ups Advanced
Pre-Dive Preparation • 33m
This advanced warm-up routine is for deep and competitive divers who really need to ensure they are ready for their dives the moment they enter the water. They are the exercises I did as preparation for my 100m+ dives, which I performed with no in-water warm-ups; proof that they really do work on the deepest, most important level for your high-performance dives.
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