Diving

Four PADI Specialty Courses to Improve Your Shark and Ray Encounters

Four PADI Specialty Courses to Improve Your Shark and Ray Encounters

9 October, 2016 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

We’ve been celebrating the recent success at CITES CoP17, where proposals to list all 13 species of sharks and rays (silky sharks, thresher sharks and devil rays) were accepted. With this good news and the resulting buzz across the scuba diving world, there’s no better time to make the most […]

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Scuba Diving: Underwater Meditation

Scuba Diving: Underwater Meditation

6 October, 2016 at 8:32 pm Comments are Disabled

There is a wealth of information out there about the negative effects of stress on the human body and the positive effects of taking time out to relax, meditate and “just be”. It’s easier said than done though. Due to our busy lives and sometimes hectic schedules, meditating is something […]

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The Healing Power of Scuba

The Healing Power of Scuba

6 October, 2016 at 3:25 pm Comments are Disabled

P.T. Hirschfield dives as if her life depended on it No one is more grateful for her PADI Open Water diver certification than P.T. Hirschfield. And the timing of the experience couldn’t have been more opportune. In 2010, the Australian traveled to the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, where she […]

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5 PADI Specialties for the Winter Months

5 PADI Specialties for the Winter Months

4 October, 2016 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Just because the winter months bring colder temps, that doesn’t mean you can’t up your game by getting some new certifications under your belt. Here are five PADI® Specialties to help you dive into the warmer seasons with a little more spring in your step. Ice Diver: What better time to get […]

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86 PADI Certifications & Counting!

86 PADI Certifications & Counting!

3 October, 2016 at 7:30 am Comments are Disabled

Roger J. Muller is an avid PADI Diver with an amazing 86 PADI certifications. Read on to find out his favorite dive destinations, dive sites and PADI courses – and find out if he has any recommendations for you! When did you start diving? My best friend, a commercial diver, […]

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My PADI Interview: Szilvia Gogh, Inspirational Renaissance Woman

My PADI Interview: Szilvia Gogh, Inspirational Renaissance Woman

30 September, 2016 at 1:37 pm Comments are Disabled

Szilvia Gogh is a PADI Course Director and breast cancer survivor. She is also a three-time National Champion Lifeguard in her home country of Hungary and has worked as a dive center managing-director, scuba instructor, camp counselor, travel agent, billboard model, photo-journalist and Hollywood stuntwoman. She’s led conservation projects for […]

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