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A PADI Divemaster, To Be or Not to be……that is the question

So after a recent discussion with some PADI Divemaster candidates I was inspired to write an article about "why it is good" to become a Divemaster and why, in my humble opinion, it is a bad idea to complete your divemaster training. Not that it is a bad thing per se, more that there are [...]

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Why take an IDC Internship? – Benefits of real world experience

I'll be honest with you, dreaming of lying under palm tree laden beaches, diving in crystal clear waters, watching the sun go down after an incredible day is in many ways, how the life of a scuba diving instructor is portrayed. And yes, don't get me wrong it is for many of us, it is [...]

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Our recent Adaptive teaching instructor program

Take your training to the next level with the adaptive teaching instructor program.

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Billfish research Project

Scuba Break during Billfish Research Project

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Sailfish Tagging – Scuba Diving in the Blue

This past week has been a hectic one but fun. The Billfish research team are back in Quepos/Manuel Antonio with Frenzy Sportfishing, with some tags to put out as part of a study on Sailfish movement around the area. The idea is to answer the inevitable question, where do they go when they are not [...]

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I can tackle the world when I can Scuba dive …..

Scuba diving means many different things to many different people. As someone who has been scuba diving for years, I still use it as an escape, a free moment and so much more. Having recently lost my loyal companion of over 8 years I was, to put it mildly, pretty distressed. Things happen in life [...]

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Transformation as a PADI scuba Instructor, Good luck with the IE

Yes, I am stressed right now but I am dealing with it the only way I know how at an PADI IE, with a glass of wine and escaping to a quiet corner. It is crunch time with the theory and standards exams right now and the part when I feel the most useless. Why [...]

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Exciting New Divemaster programs at Go Pro Costa Rica

And I can finally announce that we have put together some new Divemaster programs for Go Pro Costa Rica, sorry for the delay, I know it has been in the works for a while.The PADI Divemaster program is a great structured program that encompasses dive theory, skills, assisting and a whole wealth of dive training, [...]

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1 week until the next PADI IDC….are you prepared?

So with all the fun and excitement that has been happening in the dive shop the next PADI IDC is fast approaching. The current Divemaster program is wrapping up with the next group of Divemaster candidates waiting to get going on their path to becoming dive professionals. So, with the current IDC about to begin, [...]

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Scuba Diving is not for everyone – How do you recognize that and work with your students ?

Hurdles to cross as an instructor teaching open waterI have mentioned this in the past, that as a scuba instructor its not all about the diving, and this was clearly proved over my last class. Counsellor would fall into the role here. Over the past weekend I was working with a group of 15 open [...]

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