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PADI IDC classes and technical training, February here we come

It's already February, can't believe it, it has gone by so quickly, wonderful diving and some great classes. I started teaching a PADI IDC on Sunday with the orientation. The PADI instructor program can be super stressful for everyone and my goal as ever is to try to keep it as chill as possible. Classes, [...]

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Over and down the wall…….into the deep

Penultimate day of the trimix course today and a dive to 240ft (72m). I smile at the end as I hit the surface and even though I am obviously enjoying the experience, you wouldn't necessarily guess it from the sheer seriousness and concentration from both myself and my instructor CJ throughout the whole process. It [...]

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To infinity and beyond……taking that next technical step

Travelling again, I pick up a backpack, think how much I miss it....then.... after lugging it around for a day thinking I should've packed lighter..."sigh". I got to explore places that were way cooler today though, down 140ft on a wall AND I got to see a parrot fish!.......... For those of you that know [...]

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Feeling Golden whilst Tec diving with the Ladies in Costa Rica

What a crazy couple of weeks. It seems that the Tec diving boom has hit +Oceans Unlimited & Go Pro Costa Rica . I have just finished up another Tec Deep class which was preceded by a Tec 45 class. This is the second group of technical diving classes we have run this year so far [...]

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Technical diving in January – Sunny and bright !!!

What a fantastic way to start the new year, yesterday we wrapped up a Tec 50 and Tec Deep class with the additional fun factor of exploring new sites.  On a beautiful sunny afternoon, we headed out of Quepos Marina to boldly go once again, breaking barriers in Costa Rica and exploring some new places [...]

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Oh The life of a PADI scuba instructor – hectic, crazy, my organized chaos!

I know I’ve been bad, I haven’t been blogging as much, shame on me, but do you have any idea how busy you can get out here??!!!! Again my apologies and I know I should not be making excuses.  So what’s been happening ? Well, I am at this moment sitting at an PADI Instructor [...]

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Exploring the unconvential reef – in a marina

Another beautiful sunny morning to be heading out diving. I am seriously hoping that it stays like this as I am not diving until this afternoon. Knowing my luck it will be raining, "oh no! I don't want to get wet!!!" Ha ha. This afternoon is full face mask diving in the marina, fun you [...]

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Deep Diving Fun

Off for some deep diving tomorrow for an MSDT course. Can't wait!

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Are you prepared?!

Today the community called upon myself and oceans to assist with a local group of trainees in first aid training. An emergency first response class is not just something for the world of diving. You might be called upon in any everyday situation to use the skills that you learn throughout this course so why [...]

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Physics…Divemaster FUN, FUN, FUN

For many of you taking the step into the professional dive world, one of the biggest worries comes in the form of Divemaster exams...AAGGGGHHH! I find that the ever frightening physics, physiology and RDP exams, are the biggest worries by far for the majority of students. With the help of the workbook and encyclopedia, the [...]

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