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PADI AmbassaDiver Dada Li – PADI Freediver Instructor Trainer, Underwater Choreographer and Mermaid

PADI AmbassaDiver Dada Li – PADI Freediver Instructor Trainer, Underwater Choreographer and Mermaid

12 June, 2017 at 5:38 pm Comments are Disabled

For many young girls, being a mermaid is a dream. For PADI’s newest AmbassaDiver, Dada Li, it is a reality. We spoke with her about what attracted her to the sport of freediving, being named a PADI AmbassaDiver and why she wants to introduce more people to freediving. When did […]

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Celebrating 25 Million PADI Certifications

Celebrating 25 Million PADI Certifications

15 May, 2017 at 4:52 pm Comments are Disabled

You may remember back in December 2016 that PADI® reached an incredible milestone – 25 million certifications! For the past 50 years, PADI has been The Way the World Learns to Dive® and we think 25 million certifications really proves that – so, when in the final days of PADI’s golden anniversary […]

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5 Ways Becoming a PADI Dive Instructor Benefits You in the Real World

5 Ways Becoming a PADI Dive Instructor Benefits You in the Real World

3 May, 2017 at 5:02 am Comments are Disabled

There’s a lot more to being a PADI Instructor than being a great diver (but of course that helps). A good instructor is also: an engaging public speaker, someone who can anticipate a student’s needs, and someone who can break down complicated topics into easy-to-understand chunks. These skills, learned in […]

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Mobilizing Divers to Be a Force for Good: PADI’s Four Pillars of Change

Mobilizing Divers to Be a Force for Good: PADI’s Four Pillars of Change

11 April, 2017 at 3:32 pm Comments are Disabled

The health of the oceans is dependent on our actions and it plays a vital role in the wellbeing of communities across the globe. With our network of PADI® divers, PADI Instructors and PADI Dive Centers and Resorts around the world that share a common passion for the ocean, we aim […]

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PADI Master Instructor Honors Lives Lost on USS Emmons in Okinawa

PADI Master Instructor Honors Lives Lost on USS Emmons in Okinawa

5 April, 2017 at 7:41 am Comments are Disabled

  Written by PADI Course Director, Kenneth Redifer  Although “hero” is a strong characterization, especially given the ubiquitous military presence that’s found here on the island of Okinawa, Japan where I am currently residing, there is a PADI dive professional here that is worthy of recognition. Kevin King, PADI Master […]

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The Good Life – Becoming a PADI Pro

The Good Life – Becoming a PADI Pro

22 March, 2017 at 5:03 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Robert Currer They’re huge. The thought filled my skull as my eyes widened in my mask. Three manta rays were spiraling below me, growing ever closer as each second of my descent passed. Awestruck, I couldn’t take my eyes off these graceful gliders even as I fumbled to […]

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