TDI Diver News

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Into the Abyss

Caves are mysterious and wondrous places, they take tens of thousands of years to form and only divers with proper training should enter due to their risky nature. Follow along as Jeff Bozanic recalls his thoughts through cave diving.

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How will you react in a real life out-of-gas situation?

Few things in life go as planned or “by the book.” The same goes for diving when a stressful situation arrives, like running out of gas. Don’t believe us? Read some of these true stories about out of gas emergencies.

Four Ways to Make Deco More Productive

Decompression stops, whether simulated or actual, are an integral part of most technical diver courses. We generally associate decompression with holding on to a line while staring off into space. However, if that is all your students do during deco, you may be missing out several valuable learning opportunities.

What to Expect – Learning Agreements in Technical Training

It goes without saying that life goes easier when everyone is on the same page. This continues to prove true in technical dive training as well. This is why we encourage the use of learning agreements. Not sure how these work or what to include? No worries, Brian Shreve is here to lead the way!

Fighting Exposure – Is Helium a “cold” gas?

So, now you should understand why it does not deserve to be called a “cold gas” when inhaled from a scuba regulator as compared to air. These are good news.

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Decompression Theory Pt 4

You loved the first three parts of our decompression theory articles so, we’re excited to give you part 4. Richard Devanney will walk you through part four of his decompression series focused on layperson terms breaking down the tips and tricks.

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Setting the Bar

Upgrades, crossovers and instructor courses? What’s up with that? Whether you’re an existing TDI instructor, or planning to take that leap in the future understanding the nuances and details of instructors gets you on the right path. Take a minute to read through how TDI sets the bar high for technical instructor ratings.

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A Day in the Life of a Research Diver

Have you ever wondered what a day is like for a research diver? What do they do? What are they looking for? And why? We’re walking you through a day of diving in Antarctica.

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Cave Diving Etiquette

Cave diving is one of the most beloved forms of technical diving; there is no doubt about it. Where there is passion, there is sure to be strong difference in opinion. While we all may do things a bit differently, let’s take a look at some ways we can work together to add a bit more courtesy and safety to our cave dives.

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The Horrors of Improper Tech Diving and How They Could Have Been Avoided

Does the thought of tech diving scare you? What are the aspects that concern you the most? Let’s take a look at some of the obstacles one may face in this type of diving as well as how to overcome them and why tech diving is totally worth it!