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August fresh water fun

The beautiful month of August and my apologies for being rather lax in the updates. I thought I would explore a little further afield this month before heading into the August IDC in Costa Rica so I am in the beautiful mid west of the United States. This past weekend we went fun diving in [...]

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Manic week thoughts after a PADI IDC

Last day of the PADI IDC today, a good wind down with the EFR instructor program. It has certainly been a challenge running a Tec 45 program and a PADI instructor program. The dive center has been super crazy busy with lots of courses coming in keeping the instructors on their toes. Whether it is [...]

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Next PADI IDC starts in 1 week, what can you do to prepare ?

So you have finally signed up for your PADI IDC scuba instructor program and the nerves are starting to kick in. Duh, duh duuuuhhhhh!!! Yes, it is nerve wracking to be thinking about your PADI scuba instructor program, it is a big step especially with the exams at the end, knowing you will be adjudicated [...]

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Scuba Diving Internships – Yes or no?

Internships…yes or no? Now I am an advocate for internships in the scuba diving industry, BUT, and this is a BIG but, if they are done the right way. There are always some very vocal advocates on diving forums and boards about the bad sides of it and yes, there are internships out there where [...]

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Can I get a job in the Scuba Diving Industry? – Things to think about

I get applications for scuba diving instructor positions on a weekly basis, and as someone who isn’t even advertising a position, it can baffle me a little sometimes. As much as possible I want to help new people get a foot hold into the dive industry but very much one of the only things I feel [...]

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