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Neutrally Buoyant - PADI Divemaster & Instructor Course (PADI IDC) Skills circuit. RENEW Scuba Instructor License Online/ PADI. PADI are currently inviting old Instructors to regain their PADI Instructor Teaching Status, they are currently sending out emails to Instructors, see the email below that they are sending out (this one is from PADI Asia Pacific) Would be really interested to know what the conversion rate is for these invites.

RENEW Scuba Instructor License Online/ PADI

You spent a lot of time, hard work and money becoming a PADI Instructor. Perhaps you planned an exciting new career or maybe you intended to teach only occasionally. But sometimes life interferes with even the best of plans. It has been a few years since you were last a renewed PADI Instructor but there has never been a better time to be a PADI Instructor. However, when Instructors have a break in continuous membership they are required to complete some retraining prior to a return to Teaching status.

Although some PADI Members find it easy to jump back into teaching, many prefer a thorough refresher.

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Rebreathers, Nitrox and Regs: Theory & Instruction. World-wide Debris Action/Project AWARE. Dear Ralph. The PADI Family Mourns the Loss of Co-Founder, Ralph Erickson (1922 – 2006) Ralph D.

Dear Ralph

Erickson was an accomplished educator, writer, coach, and waterman. And as a husband, father and friend, his life influenced a community, a university, an organization and an industry. Ralph Erickson died on 25 May 2006 at home with his family in Lago Vista, TX. He will be remembered as charismatic, accomplished, inspirational, and to some, the toughest coach they’ve ever had. Ralph Erickson was born in South Dakota on 25 June 1922. As the United States engaged in World War II, Erickson enlisted in the Army and became a Paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne. Following the war, he attended Northwestern University, earning a Bachelors of Science Degree in Physical Education (1949) and a Masters Degree in Education, Counseling and Guidance (1953). The Way the World Learns to Dive® / PADI: Replacement Cards. You now have the option of selecting between a PADI eCard™, a plastic replacement card or both!

The Way the World Learns to Dive® / PADI: Replacement Cards

Not sure what to choose? • Plastic replacement cards - Depending on your PADI Office, you have multiple options to choose from which may include Limited Edition Replacement Cards. • PADI eCard - an electronic version of the plastic certification card that displays information needed to verify certification on mobile devices. "we DIVE we CLEAN" NERAIDA 13/10/2013. Eco Divers Blog. Jorge Alonso – Owner and Instructor I had been living in Cozumel for several months before I had the opportunity to take a snorkel trip to Colombia Shallows.

Eco Divers Blog

As I jumped into the water and saw the breathtaking colors for the first time, I knew that my life changed. From that moment on I knew I wanted to become a scuba diver and immediately enrolled in the PADI Open Water Course. I had to sell my motorcycle to pay for my courses! It was certainly worth it. I was fortunate to train and work as a Divemaster at Caribbean Argonauts from 1991-1993. For nearly 20 years I have been providing divers with a more personalized service, which is why I think we have loyal clients who come back each year and eventually become close friends and this is how Kristin came into my life.

Scuba Diving in Akumal Mexico. Whether you’re an experienced diver or you want to learn, Akumal in Mexico provides the perfect ecological setting to view amazing specimens of natural beauty underwater.

Scuba Diving in Akumal Mexico

Akumal is a tourist resort located 62 miles south of Cancun, between Playa del Carmen and Tulum, with a tiny native population of 1,198. The name “Akumal” means “place of the turtles” in Maya language. Surrounding bodies of water and beautiful, white sandy beaches provide the ideal setting for many sea turtles’ breeding grounds. Akumal was established in 1958 mainly as a location for scuba divers to experience the many species and types of turtles which call the area “home”. Akumal Bay and Half Moon Bay provide optimal opportunities to survey the land and underwater life during diving tours and expeditions. Tongan Expeditions - PADI Diving and Swim with Whales in Tonga. Swim with whales, Tonga Diving, Swimming with whales in Tonga, Dive Adventures Tonga, Whale swim Tonga. Tonga is one of the only places in the world where you can snorkel with whales up close.

Swim with whales, Tonga Diving, Swimming with whales in Tonga, Dive Adventures Tonga, Whale swim Tonga

TUNA TORNADO - Huge Swarm of Jack Fish Dwarf Scuba Diver. Top 5 Scuba Videos of 2013 so far. Unique Diving in a Mountain Lake in Austria. Here’s somewhat of an odd occurrence…the emerald green waters of this mountain lake offer some of the most unique diving in landlocked Austria.

Unique Diving in a Mountain Lake in Austria

On the bed of the lake underwater explorers will discover fish swimming though the branches of trees, a floor covered in grass, benches, bridges and a landscape that looks like it belongs overground. And that’s because for half of the year it is overground. This is the Green Lake in Tragoess, Austria, which sits at the foot of snow-capped Hochschwab mountains. (images via Exclusivepix) Throughout the frozen winter months the area is almost completely dry and is used as a county park. The park fills up with ice-cold crystal clear water, which gets its distinctive green coloring from the grass and foliage beneath.