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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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Scuba Diving Careers for Master Scuba Divers

Scuba Diving Careers for Master Scuba Divers

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

The PADI Master Scuba DiverTM rating is sometimes called the “black belt” of diving. In a previous post, we discussed how the Master Scuba Diver program can be tailored to individual interests like photography or cold water diving. In today’s post, we’ll review how your Master Scuba Diver curriculum can be customized […]

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Interview with Gretchen Ashton, a Champion for Women and the Sport of Diving

Interview with Gretchen Ashton, a Champion for Women and the Sport of Diving

23 June, 2015 at 2:20 pm Comments are Disabled

While some of the women spotlighted in PADI’s “Women in Diving” Series have been inducted into the Women Divers Hall of Fame, Gretchen Ashton brings credentials beyond just her dive certifications. She was just the second woman inducted into the AAU Power Lifting Hall of Fame and has set 21 […]

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Scuba Diving Career: Maritime Archaeologist

Scuba Diving Career: Maritime Archaeologist

31 May, 2014 at 8:08 am Comments are Disabled

Maritime archaeologist is a scuba diving job that explores archaeological remains in or near the water. Marine archaeologists piece together information about humanity’s past by diving wrecks, harbours, lakes, etc. Sarah Linden is a maritime archaeologist and PADI Instructor. We asked her to tell us a little about her job […]

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An interview with PADI Divemaster, Cameron Schwaiger

An interview with PADI Divemaster, Cameron Schwaiger

29 April, 2014 at 9:32 pm Comments are Disabled

PADI recently interviewed Cameron Schwaiger from Kew in Victoria who took up his dream job as a PADI Divemaster at Academy of Scuba, a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centre in Glen Iris and Rye.   Describe a typical day in your working life as a PADI Divemaster. For me […]

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Interview with PADI Open Water Model Estrella Navarro Holm

Interview with PADI Open Water Model Estrella Navarro Holm

4 April, 2014 at 7:21 am Comments are Disabled

Learning to be comfortable underwater is a challenge in itself, but imagine trying to be comfortable underwater while posing for pictures. In a recent photo shoot for PADI’s revised Open Water Diver manual, underwater model and free diver Estrella Navarro Holm proved that it takes more than being a good […]

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