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There are two main instructional organizations for cave diving instruction. The NACD and the NSS/CDS.*UPDATE* This used to be true but both the NACD and NSS/CDS currently suck ass.
I suggest that you try GUE.
For "you better have a pair of brass ones" caving come to the WKPP.
Trying to figure out which cave instructors are guaranteed to be "Non Goober"?
Check out the Good Guys instructor list.
I have put together a couple of pages to help forward the discussion of Hogarthian gear configuration.
What is Hogarthian? Do I want to try it? What does it mean? Jarrod Jablonski has produced an excellent document discussing the subject and I encourage you to read this before you waste any more time on my other pages.
Harness rigging George Irvine's Harness rigging picture and a nice cad picture show how to web a harness for a backplate.
Stage Bottle shows a preferred method for rigging a stage bottle.
ScubaPro Regulator Hose Routing shows how I route the hoses from my ScubaPro regs.
Scooter Battery Burn Circuit shows how to build a circuit to test the life of your scooter batteries.
Stage Regulator Configuration explains how to rig a good stage regulator.
Underwater stage bottle carry tool shows a gizzmo that will help you during support work.
Hand print at Ginnie.
Funeral for a Friend. (with sound...)
HFS holding court.
Pigs can Sing!
The ever popular Doing It Wrong site.
Woodville Karst Plain Project (WKPP) on the web.
Cave Divers Corner by Ken Sallot
Extreme-Exposure for High Quality Cave diving gear.
Brownie's Third Lung for all of your diving needs.
Todd Leonard's Hogarthian Gear Configuration web site.
ScubaPro has been "Doing It Right" for a long time.
Juha Flinkman has put together a graph showing gas compressibility at various temperatures.
Dave Mabry took some good pictures of the NACD Gear Workshop.