Professional Level eNewsletter

How to Choose a Training Agency as a Dive Shop

Choosing a training agency for your dive shop isn’t a choice you should take lightly. Afterall this is the company you are representing and ultimately vouching for. We’re explaining five things you should think about when deciding who you should go with.

The Value of Scuba from the Consumer and Retailer

What do you look for when shopping for scuba gear? Have you been questioned “What’s you life worth?” when comparing prices online versus in-store? Read it straight from the word of a dive shop owner on valuing your home dive center over just simply price shopping.

Fame, Fortune, Fun: Why You Should Write for Us

Surely this isn’t the first blog post you’ve ever read or even seen from us and you might have wondered in the past how and where we get our articles. Now we’re spilling the beans and accepting new authors for our blogs and newsletters.

Switching to SDI

Do you know the differences in teaching an SDI course versus teaching another agency’s courses? With SDI you might find that we offer a more flexible training schedule as well as the chance to become a more proficient diver from the start. In an SDI course, you’ll learn buoyancy control as well as how to use your computer from the moment you step in the water. We aren’t in a rush to get divers in and out of courses, our goal is create divers who are confident in their skills.

How to Create Your First Facebook Ad

We have created hundreds of Facebook Ads and found lots of success with them. We feel Facebook could be a great avenue for you to find customers. So, we created a “How To Video” that steps you through this process. Got a few minutes to check it out?

A Message from Brian

Brian Carney, President of International Training, has a heartfelt message for our members. We want to promise you our support and let you know that your success is our success.

Why Buying Macaroni is a lot like buying Dive Insurance

Two things you’d probably never expect to hear in the same sentence, macaroni, and dive insurance. Believe it or not, these two things are more alike than one might think of on their own. Learn more about why buying macaroni and buying dive insurance are similar from Ryan Mayer of First Dive.

A Message from Steph

Why does International Training standout over other training organizations? Two words, customer service. When it comes down to it, people want to do business with people, that’s why when you call headquarters you’ll always get a friendly voice on the other end who is also a trained dive professional to answer your questions or concerns.

Diving Change as a CD or IT

Are you trying to figure out how YOU can help change the diving industry for the better? This means the world to us! We have three tips for you to help be the change in the industry.

How to Conduct a Crossover

Do you know how to conduct a crossover? Don’t be nervous it’s easy and we’ll guide you through it in just four easy steps. So. what are you waiting for? Get out there!