SDI Diver News

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SDI and Boy Scouts of America/Sea Scouts Team Up

The Boy Scouts of America and SDI have teamed up to get more youth involved in scuba diving activities. Now the Sea Scouts will have more opportunities to be involved with SDI professional members to explore the world of scuba diving.

Public Safety Training, What’s it All About?

Thinking about becoming an Public Safety Diver? Wondering what exactly it entails? What type of training might be required before training starts? We’re talking about what public safety dive training is like from both sides.

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How long does it take to become a GREAT dive instructor?

Thinking of becoming an instructor? We’re getting into what it really takes to become a GREAT instructor. It beyond the certification, being a great instructor takes time and effort.

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Don’t Be a Pain

Leg cramps got you down? We’re sharing a few ways to prevent and remedy them so you can dive without pain.

I Don’t Have my C-Card and I’m at the Airport (Here’s what to do)

You’ve planned the trip, you’ve packed your bags, and you’re at the airport. Shoot! You just realized you forgot one of the most important things you need for a dive trip, your c-card! Do you know what to do?

A Letter From Matthew Johnston

My name is Matt Johnston and I live in Woodbury. I am organizing a fundraiser to raise funds to improve in-water access for those with tracheostomies

Emergency Procedures: Separated Mouthpiece

The separation of this mouthpiece can be a scary and dangerous experience but is prevented and managed easily.

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Diving a Dream – Matthew Johnston

Matthew Johnston, who has Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy, which is a life-threatening disease that leaves him confined to his wheelchair full-time and is unable to breathe on his own and requires use of a ventilator. Despite his disease his dream is to Scuba Dive.

Haenyeo : The last of the greatest generation of women divers.

Though the tradition of free diving in Jeju dates back to 430AD, it wasn’t until the 18th century that women became the dominant force in the free diving trade.

Being young and female in an old man’s industry

I take note of the female’s entrance into the work force and the increased level of higher education amongst the general public.