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 …

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 …

First Standard Published by Rebreather Training Council

The Rebreather Training Council (RTC) is the body representing training organisations providing courses for divers using rebreathers. The RTC has just published its first training standard which indicates the minimum requirements for a level of training. This first standard is named the RTC Rebreather Diver Level 1 and delineates a stage in a diver’s development …

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 …

Can I do this during a PADI Course?

As well as my role in the Technical Diving Division I, along with a team of Regional Training Consultants in each PADI Regional Headquarters, can help you with all of your training queries. So sometimes my office is here: And sometimes it is here: So what happens when we receive your phone call or question? …

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