TDI Diver News

Sam and Sally Panicked Underwater

Panic – A sudden overwhelming fear (with or without cause) that produces hysterical or irrational behavior, anxiety, confusion and often causes wildly unthinking behavior. We’re going to review a panic scenario, how it was handled and the outcome, as well … Continue reading »


TDI Hollis Explorer Sport Rebreather Course

TDI and Hollis Explorer Rebreather Course Information We are proud to be offering some of the first training programs on the new Hollis Explorer Sport Rebreather. In 2013 we’re pairing up with Hollis to conduct Explorer Instructor and qualified diver … Continue reading »


Staying Alive on Rebreathers: It Really Is All About Set-Up

By Steve Lewis During the proceedings of Rebreather Forum 3.0 in Orlando, two things quickly became obvious to the dive professionals who travelled to Florida from as far afield as Australia to attend: the popularity of and interest in rebreather … Continue reading »


What Bailout is Best for You? Rebreathers

By Mark Powell A rebreather is a fantastic tool that can be used to extend the range of what is possible in terms of exploratory diving. For deeper and longer dives, rebreathers can significantly reduce concerns over gas usage. That … Continue reading »


Dress for the Occasion – The Versatility of Sidemount

One of the most attractive aspects of side-mount diving is the versatility of your gear configurations, allowing the diver to be comfortable and confident in their setup. We’ve illustrated 3 basic configurations to help visualize the idea of sidemount and … Continue reading »


Breaking the Rule of Thirds: Gas Management for Sidemount

Third in, third out, third for reserve. Simple enough, but what about when your gas supply is split into separate cylinders? This takes a little more attention, but it’s easy once you get used to it. Ok, so we’re not … Continue reading »


Beneath The Sea with SDI/TDI/ERDI and the 4th Annual Tech Party

Join us this weekend at BTS We’re gearing up again for one of the largest consumer dive shows in America. That’s right, Beneath The Sea is just around the corner and we are super excited. This year, the BTS show … Continue reading »


Continue Your Dive Education this Winter

It’s snowing, and the thermostat on your wall reads 6 degrees Fahrenheit (-14.44° Celsius) outside, but you still want to get your scuba “fix” and learn more to increase your education and advancement. There is no reason to put your … Continue reading »


Preparing for Success: Tips, Checklists, and Suggestions to Make Your 2013 Dive Season the Best Yet!

Among the constant surprises that accompany the arrival of spring and the beginning of a new dive season are the number of divers who seem totally unprepared to dive! Most of us – especially those who live in places where … Continue reading »


Underwater Journal, Issue 27 is Here

UWJ Issue 27 is ready for download. If you have not subscribed, simply sign in and create an account (takes just a few minutes and it’s FREE). This issue of underwater journal dives into some great features including: Dive into … Continue reading »