Technique and Strategy
Biomechanics of Diving
This simple site offers must-know physics definitions for the diver. Learn about center of gravity, mass, Newton's laws of motion, rotation, momentum transfer, and more. Walk through several specific dives, and learn how knowing physics can help you become a better diver.
Conditioning and Training
O'Brien Diving Enterprises
Divers, coaches, and parents, will learn much from Ron O'Brien, one of the most successful coaches in diving history. Take the tour and learn how to attend the O'Brien Diving Camp or their diving clinics that offer coach-to-coach instructional opportunities.
Mission Viejo Nadadores Dive Team
The award-winning MVN Dive Team has produced from its ranks eight Olympians, including Greg Louganis, Michele Mitchell, and Wendy Wyland. The Nadadores Diving Camp offers all levels of instruction for the novice, Junior Olympic, high school, junior college, and college athlete.
Fitness, Nutrition, and Sports Medicine
USD Safety Training and Elective Courses
These safety training courses are designed to put the most current and helpful knowledge of diving safety in the hands of the country's coaches. Certification includes first aid, CPR, and safety training for competitive diving. Log on and search your area to see when courses near you will be offered.
The United States Lifesaving Association
The official website of USLA offers information on how to reduce the incidence of death and injury in the aquatic environment through public education, national lifeguard standards, and other means.
Health and Wellness
For general health, wellness, training, conditioning, and sports medicine links, visit our special Health and Wellness page. Here you'll find the best sites on the Web devoted to athletics and healthy living.
Scoreboards and Displays
Take a look at the latest technology in LED mercury and myriad scoreboards on this informational site. Be able to display detailed images, like photos of the athletes, that otherwise lose definition on a one-color display.
Recruiting and Scholarships
On the official site of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, select the Scholarships and the Recruiting links to find succinct information on general athletic scholarships, student-athlete eligibility requirements, and participating colleges and universities.
Resources for Coaches
On this amateur diving site, coaches can get information on diving psychology, drills, job opportunities, judging, nutrition and health, and more.
U.S. Diving -- Certification
Coaches, fulfill your safety-training requirements as established by the U.S. Diving Board of Governors. Courses include: Safety Training for Competitive Diving Coaches, CPR (adult and child), and first aid.
From the MVN Dive Team, you may download handy programs, such as theDD Calculator that automatically calculates degree of difficulty and verifies every dive for all age groups, novice, junior, and senior.
Sports News and Notes
U.S. Masters Diving
The U.S. Masters Diving Web offers items of interest and reports on variousMasters Diving events.
Inside USA Diving Magazine
The official publication of U.S. Diving, this newsstand-quality quarterly magazine keeps diving enthusiasts current with international and national meet reports, coaching tips and feature stories. Many articles are available for free online.
US Diving - Clubs and Links
Visit this handy resource to find links for USD member clubs and other diving organizations.
Associations and Rules of the Sport
FINA Diving Rules
The International Aquatic Association site offers complete rules and guidelines for adjudicating diving. Learn the rules on the correct procedures for competitions, the method of marking, the execution of the dive, and types of penalties. Then, review the table of degree of difficulties for both springboard and platform, and use the handy formula to calculate your scores.
U.S. Diving Online
The official Web site U.S. Diving, Inc. offers current diving news and competition results, a calendar of meets, information on the junior and senior national teams, education and safety, diving history, and downloadable applications for coaches and teams. Coaches, check out the Rules section to access the official Rules and Regulations of United States Diving and to note recent changes
USOC Sports A to Z
On this terrific site from the United States Olympic Committee, the student-athlete can get down to basics. Check out the history behind the sport of diving, the necessary equipment, a handy glossary of terms, key rules, and general information.