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Brian Shreve

About Brian

Born and raised in Wyoming, Brian has been an instructor since 2002 and an SDI/TDI Instructor Trainer since 2008.  Brian operated a successful SDI/TDI 5 Star Professional Development Center in Nebraska for over 13 years, and still enjoys sharing his passion for diving with others.   Brian now brings that experience to the Training and Membership Services team at HQ.  When not at work, he enjoys diving (especially deep wrecks and caves), playing guitar, working on projects around the house, and playing on the beach with his chocolate lab Zada.

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What to Expect – Learning Agreements in Technical Training

It goes without saying that life goes easier when everyone is on the same page. This continues to prove true in technical dive training as well. This is why we encourage the use of learning agreements. Not sure how these work or what to include? No worries, Brian Shreve is here to lead the way!
May 8, 2018/by Brittany Bozik
Setting-the-Bar

Setting the Bar

Upgrades, crossovers and instructor courses? What's up with that? Whether you're an existing TDI instructor, or planning to take that leap in the future understanding the nuances and details of instructors gets you on the right path. Take a minute to read through how TDI sets the bar high for technical instructor ratings.
April 11, 2018/by Brittany Bozik

KISS Rebreather Course: A Student and Instructor Perspective

Ready to jump into rebreather diving? Not sure what to expect? Are you sure you're doing it for the right reasons? Take a look into this unique perspective of a student and instructor going through a KISS rebreather course. It might just make you think a little longer about making sure you're REALLY ready to enter the world of rebreather diving.
February 6, 2018/by Greg Toscano

That’s Wrong: Misconceptions on Overhead Diving

Crusing the internet for cave diving info is an interesting situation because like anything else you're finding the info could be really awesome or uh... well not so awesome. This is where trouble begins, divers reading misinformation and not confirming it's accuracy. We crusied the fourms and are tackling to misconceptions in overhead diving.
May 9, 2017/by brittany hadfield

That’s Wrong: Technical Diving Misconceptions

Have you been on the diving forums lately? Heard a few interesting theories? While sometimes this is a good place to start for basic questions, it can also lead you down a very wrong plan to misinformation. We cruised the forums and picked out a few things we saw and now we're setting the record straight.
April 10, 2017/by brittany hadfield
Solo Diving in a Technical World

Solo Diving in a Technical World

Being a solo diver, whether diving alone or in a buddy pair, offers many benefits to both safety and recreation but does inherit a higher risk factor when applied in the wrong scenario.
January 4, 2017/by SDI/TDI/ERDI
How much does scuba diving costs

How Much Does Scuba Diving Cost?

While it certainly is one of the costs, it’s not the only one. But, what goes into the cost of training?
September 26, 2016/by SDI/TDI/ERDI

Wreck Diving: Do’s and Don’ts

I thought I’d share a list of some basic do’s and don’ts for divers new to wreck diving.
September 26, 2016/by SDI/TDI/ERDI

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