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Guide to PADI Divemaster: The Rescue Scenario

Guide to PADI Divemaster: The Rescue Scenario

8 December, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

If you’re training to become a PADI® Divemaster, you took the Rescue Diver course. And, if you took the Rescue course, you probably remember how intense the in-water unresponsive diver rescue was. I had to do it at least three times before I had it down. The Divemaster Rescue scenario demonstration […]

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Divemaster Training: 11 Reasons to Become a “Tank Monkey”

Divemaster Training: 11 Reasons to Become a “Tank Monkey”

13 November, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

Disclaimer: The opinions of the author are her own and in no way reflect the opinions of PADI® or the dive shop affiliated with her. Of the many things I’ve learned in my Divemaster training (how not to map a dive site, and how to perform an equipment exchange while […]

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Becoming a Scuba Instructor Can Be a Passport to the World

Becoming a Scuba Instructor Can Be a Passport to the World

2 November, 2017 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

Honduras. Hawaii. Indonesia. Mexico. Zanzibar. These are the destinations Josiah Mackin, 35, has called home after becoming an instructor in 2009 at Utila Dive Center, a PADI® Career Development Center in the Bay Islands of Honduras. His is the sort of life that many dream about, and only some make […]

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Guide to PADI Divemaster: Equipment Exchange Test

Guide to PADI Divemaster: Equipment Exchange Test

17 October, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

Guest blog post written by Candice Landau Scuba diving is a sport. No doubt about it. To anyone who wants to argue, do an hour-long dive and tell me how you feel just half an hour later. Chances are you’ll be famished and ready for a nap. The reason we’re […]

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7 Reasons to Become a PADI Pro

7 Reasons to Become a PADI Pro

14 June, 2017 at 5:01 am Comments are Disabled

Sure, becoming a PADI Pro can bring paychecks in paradise, but it also opens the door to so much more. Here’s what else you can gain.   7. Find Out What You’re Truly Capable Of Becoming a scuba instructor isn’t easy—otherwise everyone would do it. It tests limits mentally and […]

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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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