TDI Diver News

Dive Rescue Team: An Interview with the Dive Captain

Name: Sean Hidalgo From: Stockton CA Work: City of Stockton Fire Department ERDI: Thanks for taking time from your day to talk with us about your experience in Public Safety Diving.  Lets get right into it Sean and tell me … Continue reading »

Emergency Diving, an interview with a Public Safety Diver

ERDI called Grady Weston to ask him what it’s like to be a Public Safety Diver. Below is the transcript from that call. ERDI – Hello Grady, thank you for taking the time to do this interview with us.  Before … Continue reading »

How to Manage Your Panicked Dive

The thought of someone panicking underwater is often linked to a new or inexperienced diver. Rarely do we visualize a technical diver suited head to toe in advanced diving equipment with their mask on their forehead in a full blown … Continue reading »

The Best Rescue Divers Don’t Have to Rescue

It may sound strange but it’s generally accepted that the best, most successful rescue divers don’t have to actually rescue anyone because they are able to recognize signs of impending panic and are savvy enough to intervene before it happens. … Continue reading »

SDI/TDI/ERDI Welcomes Jon Kieren to the Team

Jon is an Advanced Trimix Instructor and Advanced Mixed Gas CCR Diver, qualified on the O2ptima and now the Hollis Explorer rebreathers. Originally from Milwaukee, WI, Jon escaped to the Caribbean in the fall of 2008 where he worked as … Continue reading »

April Events

Below is a list of events where you can find us during the month of April 4/19/13 – ADEX Asian Dive Expo, Singapore 4/19/13 – ERDI & DUI Public Safety Event – DEMOTOUR – Pelham, AL 4/22/13 – FDIC 2013 … 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 »

SDI/TDI Is Making a Difference, One Dive at a Time in the Philippines on Malapascua Island

SDI TDI Instructor Trainer Matt Reed briefs members of the Bantay Dagat on their environmental efforts. If you were to ask Matt Reed, SDI TDI Instructor Trainer, or David Joyce, SDI TDI Instructor of Evolution Diving, what they were going … Continue reading »

ERDI Instructor Trainer “MAKES THE CLIMB”

Buck Buchanan from Georgia recently attended FDIC and worked the ERDI booth during the event March 24th through the 27th at the Indianapolis Convention Center. Also in attendance at the FDIC show on behalf of ERDI was Regional Manager Shawn … Continue reading »


The 2011 NEW YORK World Police & Fire Games are just around the corner and it will be huge! More than 15,000 athletes, 65 Sporting Events, AUGUST 26 till SEPTEMBER 5, 2011! The World Police & Fire Games are coming … Continue reading »