Tweet Before you enter the water, review your ABCs. A – Make sure your Air is on by inhaling from your primary second stage while looking at your pressure gauge. If the needle drops significantly when you inhale, it indicates that the valve is either closed or only partially opened. B – Next, make sure […]
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The origins of the recreational scuba industry can be found among a group of forward thinking individuals who brought standardized scuba training to the public.
This article will discuss 3 mistakes that are common for new divers, how to avoid them, and how an experienced diver could easily end up making the same mistake..
Getting into the habit of going through a PRE pre-dive checklist well before the dive should be common practice for all divers, regardless of their training or experience level.
For the first time ever, the SDI/TDI/ERDI website (tdisdi.com) has drawn over 75,000 visitors inside a month. The number of visits to SDI/TDI/ERDI’s website rose by 57% from 48,000 a year ago to 75,367, to be more exact. Across the world, we saw our greatest international numbers come from Canada, Australia, UK, Singapore, Malaysia and […]
As of 2014, the SDI-TDI-ERDI Training Department has been conducting LIVE webinars covering the 1st and 2nd quarter training updates. These updates were offered at various dates/times to fit the scheduling needs of our members on a global scale. The attendance of the training updates was a huge success, and we look forward to conducting […]
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What makes surface supplied air diving so much better for public safety divers over scuba, you ask?
The phrase “practice makes perfect” is something that most people have heard at some point in their lives. This phrase rings true within the public safety diving community. If we do not refresh our memories and work through basic skills with regularity, those skills can become difficult or even forgotten.
During an ERDI open water training session in Taiwan, a group of public safety divers came upon a pair shoes just sitting on an otherwise empty bridge.