Professional Level eNewsletter

SDI Instructors: Good Leaders in Tight Spots

A couple of years ago, an educator contacted us about conducting a survey of our members; he explained he was conducting research in pursuit of a higher education degree, and we agreed. The instructor was looking for detailed information about the types of leaders we have in our community of instructors. He shares a shortened version of his findings. Check out our article to find out whether SDI instructors are quality leaders or not.

Are you filling the need?

Are you creating lifelong divers or bucket list divers? Here are five ways you can change up your Open Water courses to ensure that the divers you’re training keep coming back for more. This advice comes from an Instructor who has seen a thing or two in his over 20 years of experience. These are tips you won’t want to miss.

Five Things NOT to do on Video Meetings

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that video meetings will continue to remain a vital part of our lives. They are now how business is conducted, how education is received, and much more. What we are suggesting in this post are some simple guidelines for successful video meetings.

Stop Selling Scuba Classes

Want to crack the code on creating loyal lifelong customers? The secret is out, it’s not about the agency you teach. It’s about how to present the new hobby your future customer is about to take on. How do you keep them wanting more? Sell them the adventure, we’ll teach you how.

Instructors! 5 Tips on how to shine at your dive shop

These tips for instructors will not only make you a better instructor but they’ll also help bring you returning students. Instructors who see their students as people and not as another number are instructors we want teaching under the SDI brand. There are many ways to do this but these five reasons hit the major points.

New Medical Documents

Attention all Instructors! We have made some substantial changes to our medical forms with the collaboration of the Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) and in cooperation with the RSTC. We invite you to learn more about what this means for you and your future students.

Guidelines for Reopening Dive Training

Wondering what dive training looks like in “the new normal” while navigating the world reopening during a pandemic? We’ve laid out all of the details you need to start teaching safely again.

Earn $300 by purchasing an SDI Specialty

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