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PADI Through the Decades: the 2010s

PADI Through the Decades: the 2010s

30 June, 2016 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

This is the final installment of our 50th Anniversary series – PADI Through the Decades. You can get caught up here: 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 2000s.  Today, PADI is going stronger than ever. The 2010s have especially seen a strong focus on the community, with Tec and Rec finding common […]

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Top 5 Ways to Make Lasting Underwater Memories With Your Kids

Top 5 Ways to Make Lasting Underwater Memories With Your Kids

9 June, 2016 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

When they were little, simply spending a day at the pool or beach excited your kids. Now that they’re older and scuba certified, you have oceans to share as playgrounds — so make the most of it. Here’s how. Take a SeaSigns class Based on American Sign Language, the PADI Distinctive […]

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Divemasters Discuss Their Diverse Motivations

Divemasters Discuss Their Diverse Motivations

7 June, 2016 at 1:24 pm Comments are Disabled

I was talking to Brian about becoming a PADI Professional. He’s been in the dive business for some time and we’ve worked together a great deal over the decades. He’s a great man to bounce ideas off. We were trying to find a succinct way to communicate the value of […]

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My PADI Interview: Chris Azab, PADI Course Director & Elite Instructor

My PADI Interview: Chris Azab, PADI Course Director & Elite Instructor

4 June, 2016 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

Chris Azab, a highly experienced PADI Course Director and Tec Deep/Trimix Instructor, has been diving “a long time”. With an impressive 11,000+ dives in her logbook, she’s no stranger to the PADI Professional lifestyle, conducting Instructor Development Courses in the Netherlands and Egypt and teaching in her mother tongue of […]

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Diving into Your Divemaster: Frequently Asked Questions

Diving into Your Divemaster: Frequently Asked Questions

2 June, 2016 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

When I touched down on Gili Trawangan in 2013 with the intention to complete my PADI Divemaster, I had a pretty good feeling the next six weeks were going to rock my underwater world. I was right. As an already experienced diver, I knew exactly what I wanted out of […]

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PADI Through the Decades: the 2000s

PADI Through the Decades: the 2000s

31 May, 2016 at 8:07 am Comments are Disabled

This is the fifth post in our 50th anniversary series. Make sure to catch up with the history of the 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s. PADI® entered the 2000s with plenty of momentum from the previous century. From 2000-2010, PADI expanded their programs to cater to an even wider audience, from children who […]

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