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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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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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13 Year Old Master Scuba Diver Lives Life With a Purpose

13 Year Old Master Scuba Diver Lives Life With a Purpose

4 July, 2016 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

Meet Octavio Schlack Barbagelata. He’s been around scuba diving for most of his life, and at only 13 years old he’s already a PADI Junior Master Scuba Diver. Octavio impressed us with his passion for diving and his drive to advance through the ranks as far as possible, so we took […]

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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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