How to Deploy your Backup Light

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GUE Instructor Irene Homberger introduces some basic scuba skills to create a solid foundation and a sound practice model as you increase your underwater proficiency.

If you have a primary light failure, or just want to take a peek at something that requires using your backup light, you want to be able to get your light out quickly and without risk of losing it. This video walks you through the steps for properly deploying your light. You can watch this dry run and then practice for yourself on the surface so that the skill is second nature in the water.