The Eeriest Tunnel and Turtle Tomb

Guest article by PADI Regional Manager Chris Hailey  Back in 2010 I was backpacking south east asia being a travelling bum. I used to live on pot noodles, street food and sleep in the cheapest accomodation money could buy just so I could conserve money to pay for my addiction… SCUBA diving!!!! After 4 weeks …

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 …

Tips for a Clean Technical Diving Rig – Part 1

  By Donny McFadden - Technical Diving Division Consultant Technical Diving requires a substantial amount of equipment. With it all laid out in front of you it may look like a lot. However with the right equipment selection and smart placement - divers can enjoy a clean, practical and safe Technical Dive Rig. This blog …

PADI Course Director Receives Prestigious Tec Award

Cristina Zenato received the top award at Eurotek in Birmingham, UK on 9 October 2016. The Diver of the Conference Award is given in recognition of an individual who has inspired or influenced others with their significant contribution to advance or technical diving and she was nominated with other 13 divers and voted as the …

Flotabilidad redundante por Thomas Knedlik (Traducido por Rodolfo Guillen)

Click here for the English version of this article. Thanks to Rodolfo Guillen, PADI CD, TecRec Diver and PADI Training Consultant for the translation. Thomas es el Director de Entrenamiento para PADI Asia Pacific así como PADI Exmainer, Course Director y TecRec IT. En este artículo él contesta preguntas frecuentes explicando la filosofía de PADI …

Back-up Buoyancy by Thomas Knedlik

Thomas is the Director of Training for PADI Asia Pacific as well as a PADI Exmainer, Course Director and TecRec IT. In this article he answers a FAQ by explaining PADI's philosophy on backing up buoyancy control devices during open circuit TecRec training. Many tec diving risks either don’t exist in recreational diving, or are …