SDI Diver News

How to be a Good Buddy

Do you want to be a better buddy? That’s a trick question, because everyone should want to strive to be a better buddy. For the safety and enjoyment of themselves but also for the other divers around you. Learn about the essential skills buddies should practice before every dive and the skills all divers should continually work to improve. Put those together and you’ll be on your way to being the best buddy around.

Can you teach Open Water Neutrally Buoyant?

An often-debated topic in recreational scuba: teaching the Open Water Course while neutrally buoyant. We’re going to break down the pros and cons, the popular misconceptions, and how to do it. Then we’ll close it up with some examples of Instructors who are out in the world teaching this way.

Don’t Just Go Through the Motions

What type of diver are you? We’ll walk you through five things you can do to be a better diver the next time you find yourself underwater. We’re also challenging you to continue learning and growing as a diver to not only minimize risk but to also be a better dive buddy.

Three Easy Steps to Check Your Reg Before a Dive

Your regulator is one of your most important pieces of equipment in your dive bag. It’s the only way we are able to breathe while exploring below the surface. So, it’s important to keep this vital piece of equipment in working order. We’ll walk you through three steps to ensure your reg is ready for your next dive.

Can I dive with a Disability?

This may or may not be a common question you’ve heard in the past as the diver friend, an instructor, or even a dive shop owner. The truth is, most of the time the answer to this question is, yes. However, we’re breaking this down further to talk more about how taking a scuba course with a handicap might go. Hint: it might not be as different as you think.

Top 3 Things To Do After Getting Dive Certified

Are you a new Open Water Diver or maybe you’ve been a diver for a while now and just aren’t sure what to next… We’re breaking down the three things every new Open Water Diver should do after getting their certification.

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The Complete Guide to Scuba Diving for Beginners and Non-Divers

Do you have a friend who wants a glimpse into the world of scuba diving? Or maybe you’re still a relatively new diver who just wants more info. Either way, this guide to scuba diving will give you all the details needed to dive into scuba with confidence.

Largest Underwater Treasures That You Didn’t Know About

Is wreck diving your thing? Are you intrigued by the story of a wreck and the treasure that may have been left behind? Then this article is for you. The five wrecks listed in this article carried over 77 tons of goal and silver valuing more than $450 million.

I’ve Earned an Open Water, Now What?

So you just completed your Open Water Diver certification and now you’re hooked on diving. Or maybe you’ve been diving for a while now and you’re wondering what the next step is. In this article, you’ll gain some new ideas on where to go next after getting your Open Water cert.

1,000,000 Pieces of Trash

Throughout the COVID19 pandemic, we’ve seen many stories about communities coming together for good. This story is no different, like many other social groups around the world, the Boy Scouts of America are coming together for a cause to give us a reason to be outdoors.