SDI Diver News


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.


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?


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.”


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.


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.


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.


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?

Learn to dive, eLearning

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.


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?


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.