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 …

How Did RF3 Agree Those Rebreather Safety Points? by Rosemary E Lunn

This is not one of the most riveting photos you will ever see. But it is a darn important one. It was taken during Rebreather Forum 3 - an international safety symposium held three years ago this week in Orlando. The event was hosted by the AAUS, DAN and PADI. Pictured here is Gavin Anthony, speaking during the final …

TEKDiveUSA.2014 Attendees To Receive A PADI CCR Checklist

PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) has today confirmed that TEKDiveUSA.2014 attendees will receive a ‘Type T’CCR checklist in their conference bag. Tickets are available for this advanced and technical diving conference via the website or on the day. PADI ‘Type T’ CCR Checklist Two years ago this month PADI, along with the AAUS and DAN, hosted Rebreather …