Author Archives: SDI/TDI/ERDI

Ice Diving Training and Techniques – Straight from a Pro

As I write this article, I am comfortably sitting in my office in sunny South Florida. The weather is quite fair, around 75 degrees with a light wind, a few harmless clouds but mostly sunny. The water temperature recently has … Continue reading »


Nitrox Diver – It’s all academic

Going down the path of our organization’s history we have heard numerous times, “Why are you doing it this way?” “Hey, we don’t do things like that, we do it like this.” Nitrox was a course that originally required a … Continue reading »


Ice Diving for Fish Hooks

By Steve Lewis When I mentioned to a friend that I was writing a short article for TDI about diving under ice, she asked where I’d be writing about. She has known me long enough to have heard about “cold-water … Continue reading »


Sub Zero vs. Sub Tropic, You Decide

We posed the same questions to an ice diver and a tropical diver, here’s what we got… 1. How do you prep for a dive? (ICE) First we have to check thickness of ice and make sure it is safe … Continue reading »


AAUS Certification Program

Informational Webinar and Extended Crossover Incentive AAUS and International Training will be hosting a FREE informational webinar about the newly launched AAUS Certification Program. The webinar is open to AAUS Instructors, AAUS DSO’s, AAUS Members, or any OM’s. AAUS Members, … Continue reading »


Nitrox – It’s all academic

Going down the path of our organization’s history, we have heard numerous times, “Why are you doing it this way?” “Hey, we don’t do things like that, we do it like this.” Nitrox was a course that required a two … Continue reading »


We are Hiring!

International Training has career openings in: Marketing Sales 1. Inbound Marketing, SEO and Social Media Specialists We are looking for a smart, hungry and creative internet marketer who has a passion for developing inbound marketing strategies and creating engaging and … Continue reading »


Playing darts with Dive Rite

For one reason or another many of us learned to dive and ultimately made a career in the industry because of our passion for the sport. This passion is largely driven by the relationships we make along the way and … Continue reading »


Evolution of Public Safety Dive Training

In a time not so long ago (at least to me) in the growing pains of the middle 1980’s, the Public Service Diver was soon to be thrust into evolution. At this time in my diving endeavors, if you owned … Continue reading »


PS Diver Training – The whole team concept

In the public and Hollywood perception, the hero is the lone Officer, Firefighter or Good Samaritan that saves the day and carries the child or kitten to safety. And though we may be either volunteer or career divers it was … Continue reading »