Clearing a mask
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Training Fundamentals:

Clearing Your Mask Clearing your mask is a fundamental dive skill. How can you make the process simpler and more efficient? During your first scuba-training session, you learned about clearing your mask. This foundational skill is essential to becoming a competent scuba diver. Mask clearing is the process of expelling water from inside your mask’s airspace the airspace into the surrounding environment without taking onboard any more water or — even more irritatingly — ingesting any water through your nose. There are [...]