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How I Became A Padi Instructor In Australia.

How I Became A Padi Instructor In Australia.

Hey guys! My name is Kira, I am 20 years old and recently became a qualified PADI dive instructor.I took my first leap into the world of diving at age 14 while holidaying up on the Great Barrier Reef with my family. Within minutes of being […]


Becoming A Padi Course Director

Becoming A Padi Course Director

BECOMING A PADI COURSE DIRECTOR The PADI Course Director Training Course (CDTC) has been one of the most amazing experiences for me as a PADI Scuba Diving Instructor. The CDTC takes experienced Master Instructors and develops them further, through academic and in-water training presentations. It […]


Diving Jobs That Might Surprise You (part 2)

Diving Jobs That Might Surprise You (part 2)

We’ve covered off potable water divers, scientific divers, abalone divers, golf ball divers and oil and gas divers. Now, take a look at a few more weird and wonderful diving jobs that let you do what you love (well, except maybe for the contaminated environment diving) AND […]


Diving Jobs That Might Surprise You (part 1)

Diving Jobs That Might Surprise You (part 1)

If you thought being an instructor was the only way you could be paid to do what you love, then think again!    Potable water diver Ever thought about how water storage tanks are inspected, cleaned and repaired? Some of these tanks can hold millions […]


Learning To Freedive Helps Scuba Dive Professionals

Learning To Freedive Helps Scuba Dive Professionals

In my previous blogs, I’ve talked at length about the benefits of Freediving, whether it be physically or psychologically. However, today’s blog is focused on the Scuba Diving Professional; Divemaster and Instructor alike and how Freediving will make you a better teacher, a stronger and more […]


Why Become A Padi Freediving Instructor

Why Become A Padi Freediving Instructor

Freediving is one of the fastest growing segments in the diving industry.  In late 2015 PADI announced the rollout of its new PADI Freediver program. The market has been stunned by the rapid uptake of the sport. Every day more and more divers are gravitating to […]


The Benefits For A Divemaster Having Technical Training

The Benefits For A Divemaster Having Technical Training

So, why become a Technical Diver and how will this benefit me as a Divemaster?? Before we can answer this question, we need first understand what it means to be a Technical Diver… Technical Diving is scuba diving’s “extreme” sport, taking experienced and qualified divers […]


Padi Freediving Instructor Course

Padi Freediving Instructor Course

Turn your freediving passion into a profession! The PADI Freediver Instructor Course (FDIC) is for the avid freediver who spends a lot of time thinking about freediving and sharing details of their latest adventures. If you’re an avid freediver, you likely spend a lot of time thinking […]


Carbon Vs Fibreglass For Freediving Fins

Carbon Vs Fibreglass For Freediving Fins

There will come a time in a freediver’s development and training where the equipment they have is no longer allowing them to access their full potential and the decision must be made to upgrade their fins. In our article on Freediving Fins, we looked at the different […]


What Is A Open Cell Wetsuit

What Is A Open Cell Wetsuit

Open Cell Wetsuit Scuba divers, are familiar with the traditional scuba diving wetsuit, heavy neoprene with reinforced stitching to keep us warm and comfortable during our dives. However, Freedivers want some additional functions from our suits, like streamlining and hydrodynamics so we may look to a different […]