SDI Diver News

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Some “Good” Diving Practices can be Fatal to Coral Reefs

It’s not just the coral reefs; many of these chemical ingredients bio-accumulate in the environment and in our bodies.

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SDI Advanced Adventure – What Does it Qualify Me to Do?

So what do you “get” out of the Advanced Adventure course other than a better idea about where you want to focus attention?

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How Do I Find a Scuba Instructor for My Child?

Here are some hints to help you choose a scuba instructor and things to consider when selecting “the one.”

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What to Look for in a Local Dive Shop?

Finding a great dive center is not always easy, but it doesn’t have to be difficult either and if you find these three elements, you are on the right path.

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Which Specialties Make Sense for Me?

You may already have the answer to the direction you want to take, but if you don’t, here are a few tips to assist you.

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Full Face Masks… Not just for Public Safety Diving

Full face masks are not exclusive for public safety use; there are many benefits to diving one in the sport diving world.

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Will I Attract Sharks if I Dive with Aunt Flo?

And then it hits – your period. To make matters worse, you have plans to go on that fantastic dive tomorrow, and all of a sudden you wonder… will I attract sharks?

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Bridging the Gap from Classroom to Online Training

ELearning has been great – for every industry and educational institution. That is not to say we can’t improve upon it.

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How eLearning Is Failing the Diving Industry

eLearning is not going away; it will become an even bigger part of everyday education. What do we need to do to make it succeed?

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Better than Ritalin

My first scuba diver course got me on the right track. I had higher improvisation abilities, was more creative, and this made me a calmer and more focused person – as I am today.