Diving

Scuba Diving: Changing Lives for the Better

Scuba Diving: Changing Lives for the Better

20 October, 2016 at 7:40 pm Comments are Disabled

Learning to scuba dive can change your life – there’s no denying it – and it can be even more true for children and young people with disabilities or complex backgrounds, such as being orphaned or having behavioural problems. We interviewed Syed Abd Rahman from Kids Scuba about his experiences of […]

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How Scuba Diving Can Make You Feel Great

How Scuba Diving Can Make You Feel Great

14 October, 2016 at 3:14 pm Comments are Disabled

Sometimes, we all just need a good ‘pick-me-up’. Here are just a few ways in which scuba diving can deliver the antidote to life’s ups and downs and help you feel great about yourself again. Relaxation Assuming you’re not jumping into the sardine run for a thrill-seeking challenge, the underwater […]

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10 Instagram Images That Inspire Us to Explore Dive Specialties

10 Instagram Images That Inspire Us to Explore Dive Specialties

13 October, 2016 at 6:04 pm Comments are Disabled

A post shared by Brent Durand (@brentdurand) on Sep 26, 2016 at 7:08am PDT Warning: If your non-stop desire is to be underwater, then these stunning Instagram images will give you some serious dive envy…and motivation to dive into some new PADI dive specialties. Wreck Diver PADI AmbassaDiver, Liz Parkinson […]

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6 Easy Exercises to Keep Fit for Diving

6 Easy Exercises to Keep Fit for Diving

10 October, 2016 at 10:15 pm Comments are Disabled

How fit divers have to be is often a topic of debate. One thing that experts do agree on is that a “reasonable” level of fitness is required. All divers should maintain general fitness but these exercises specifically relate to diving because divers use different muscle groups to those used […]

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15 Great Barrier Reef Photos to Make You Want to Visit

15 Great Barrier Reef Photos to Make You Want to Visit

10 October, 2016 at 5:28 pm Comments are Disabled

As Earth’s largest living structure and home to thousands of marine life species, Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is deservedly a pinnacle for divers around the world. There are those who spend their life dreaming of diving this reef, and then there are the many lucky PADI Instructors who get to […]

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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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