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If you have a story that would interest other readers of this blog, please send it to us for consideration. Please follow the below guidelines when submitting content: Length: 500 - 700 words Images: Please include at least 3 photos (in .jpg format), name each file with an appropriate caption and include as separate attachments to …

Are you missing out? TecRec Distinctives

Did you know we have two PADI authored TecRec Distinctives and the guidelines for you to write several others yourself! PADI Authored TecRec Distinctives: Tec Basics - Designed to be a gentler introduction into TecRec this course is run within recreational limits but introducing tec skills. Tec Basics can (if requirements are met) also credit towards …

This time last week…

...it was International Women's Day. To be honest I’m always in two minds about Women’s events, awards, records etc. I understand the need to highlight inequality and injustice and fight for change. I also realise that we often measure people on sports that are traditionally male e.g running, jumping, strength etc, so we split competitions into male and female for …

“I swim through this dark world, to show people who can’t” states Jill Heinerth, by Rosemary E.Lunn

Jill Heinerth had a pretty cool start to 2017. On 10th January I reported that she was to receive the 'Sports and Education' NOGI. The NOGI Awards are acknowledged as the oldest and most prestigious in the diving industry, yet they are probably the least well known. There are five categories: arts, distinguished service, environment, …

3 Reasons Any Diver Should Consider Taking Tec 40

Tec training can benefit many more divers than you might imagine.

NEW – TecRec IT Course 2018

PADI will be conducting a TecRec Instructor Trainer Course from 18th - 22nd June 2018 in Bristol, UK This course is for experienced Tec Deep Instructors (and higher) who want to become PADI Tec Deep Instructor Trainers. Successful candidates who also hold other TecRec instructor level certifications will be able to apply for further TecRec …