TecRec Instructor Trainer Course

PADI recently introduced a route for tec instructors to become TecRec Instructor Trainers without also having to be a PADI Course Director and ran our first course this month at EMEA HQ in Bristol, UK! This allows for two different routes to become a Tec Deep Instructor Trainer (the first level of TecRec IT) both requiring …

Exploration by Jonas Samuelsson

This is a start of a series of articles about a TecRec Expedition in South Africa where a team of TecRec Divers are looking for a submarine and a pre-historic fish. We hope by our series of articles we can inspire others to explore the wonders of this world. What does technical diving mean for you? …

Nordic Tec Week is a wrap! by Rene Petterson

Both for us as professionals and for our attendees to talks and other arrangements it was a BLAST. We started the event off with Dmitry Gorsky telling us about the last seven years of expeditions in Bjurelven in the northern part of Sweden. At the moment of writing he is on his way back for …

Tec Dossiers Take Two

OK - so now we're onto Take Three - thanks to everyone who let us know the links had problems. Hopefully they are all working now 🙂 - Vikki   I guess Tec Divers are curious (or is that nosey?) because our Tec Dossiers have continued to be a popular feature on the TecRec Blog. …

The Aftermath of Incidents at Eurotek 2014

PADI will be exhibiting at Eurotek 2014, with a fantastic new stand, and members of our tec team are looking forward to meeting and chatting to divers and dive professionals alike. Vikki has also been invited to be a speaker and will be talking about The Aftermath of Incidents: Vikki has experience of dealing with …

TecRec Principals by Jonas Samuelsson PADI Regional Manager

 In this blog we are reviewing Tec 40 Diver, which is perhaps the most important course for any technical diver. It’s here where the student learns the principal skills they need for further training and experiences. It’s therefore crucial that the Tec/Tec Deep Instructor reviews skills like proper trim, propulsion techniques and how to be correctly …