TecRec at DEMA

  Some of PADI's tec diving experts at the TecRec stand in DEMA yesterday. Georgia Hausserman's talk was well attended there yesterday; don't miss Karl Shreeves' talk Critical Decisions in Tec Diving – Nov 15th at 1-2pm in row 2900.

 New Standards Published by Rebreather Training Council

Type R rebreathers in Malta

The Rebreather Training Council (RTC) is the body representing training agencies providing courses for divers using rebreathers. In the last two years, the RTC has published training standards for recreational and technical rebreather divers. Now, the RTC has published two further standards delineating two further stages in a diver’s development, both advanced technical diving levels. …

PADI Awards Medal of Valor to Thailand Cave Rescuers Who Represent Diving’s Finest Hour

Leadership and rescue divers instrumental in the rescue of 12 boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave in Thailand earlier this year will be the first-ever recipients of PADI’s Medal of Valor. This high distinction will be awarded to Rick Stanton, John Volanthen, Dr. Richard Harris, Jason Mallinson and Chris Jewell. The courage, strength, …

What it Takes to be a Tec Diver

renee power

In 1988, when Renee Power made a deal with her boyfriend that she’d learn how to dive if he’d take ballroom dance classes with her, she had no idea diving would one day turn into an impressive career. And not only that, she’d be an active PADI Master Instructor with PADI technical ratings as well …

PADI TecRec Instructor Trainer Course 2019 – Malta

A Date for your diary. PADI EMEA will conduct a TecRec Instructor Trainer Course in Malta, from 17th June - 21st June, 2019. The course is for experienced PADI Tec Deep Instructors (or higher), who want to become PADI Tec Deep Instructor Trainers.  There will be more details later this year, but we thought you would …

Rebreather Training Council Publishes New Standard

The Rebreather Training Council is a body representing leading training organisations that offer rebreather training. Presently, ten organisations are members and work together to exchange information and create agreed training standards and operational protocols. In 2017, the RTC published the RTC Recreational Rebreather Diver Level 1 standard, now, the RTC has also published the RTC …