SDI Diver News


That’s Wrong: Misconceptions on Teaching Scuba Diving

Have you spent any time on the diving fourms lately? We have and what we saw… well it wasn’t pretty. We’re taking a few of the things we saw and expanding upon those topics to give you the real facts to bust those questionable myths you’re reading.

The Top 5 Liveaboard Destinations in the Caribbean

If you’re considering taking a diving vacation in the Caribbean, check out our list of the top liveaboard destinations in the region before you book.


Kennedy’s Latest Adventure

Over the past few years, many of you have followed the stories associated with our dive buddy, Kennedy. For those of you who are new to her stories, she was the 2014 North Carolina Children’s Miracle Network Champion. Kennedy’s dream was to see sharks while diving and, after many failed attempts to encounter them, she finally got to see not just one but SIX!

Top Jobs in Scuba Diving

Are you hooked on scuba diving? Want to figure out how to turn it into a paying career? We’ve done the research to help guide you into just that – a career doing what you love!


Break Down Barriers with Scubility

Able-bodied or not, anyone can scuba dive. It might take a little more work to get in the water, but it can be done. Military veterans and disabled people both find diving to be great physical and mental therapy. Due to their disabilities, they have already adapted to different daily routines so adapting to the underwater world, while unfamiliar and a totally different experience, doesn’t seem to challenge them as one might think!

Trim Fast

Trim Fast is a supplemental dive shake that is designed by SDI to keep you in trim all day! Drink one of Trim Fast before entering the water and you will gain the skills for perfect trim instantly.


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.


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.


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.