TDI Diver News

Decompression Theory-Bubble Counter

Decompression Theory Part 3- Bubble Counters

A big selling point of technical diving is that there is always more to learn, absorb, practice and challenge oneself with.

Dive Educator not Dive Instructor

Let’s Call It Dive Educator, Not Dive Instructor

From an instructor viewpoint, with that sharing and teaching comes responsibility to impart on your students the knowledge needed to dive safely.


The TDI Tech Divemaster – What is it & why do it?

Technical diving offers new challenges with advanced levels of planning, gear configuration, and of course training.


Sidemount Diving in a Technical World

While many will argue sidemount diving is a trend or a fad, the fact is it is an extremely valuable tool for certain diving applications.


Decompression Theory – Part 2

The first section of this series on decompression theory attempted to describe the processes that determine how our bodies on and off-gas. This article continues on that theme and goes into a little more detail about what factors govern the amount and rate of on and off-gassing.


Decompression Theory – Part 1

There is a common misconception within the recreational diving community that decompression theory is a well understood process.


TDI Equivalent Ratings with Other Scuba Diving Agencies

The goal of posting that equivalency chart was to provide a resource for divers and dive professionals to help navigate the web of diver certifications.


Are You Ready to Become a TDI Instructor Trainer?

TDI Instructor Trainers (IT) are viewed in the industry as the most knowledgeable, experienced, and talented dive educators. They are considered the top of the top or the crème of the crop.


Rescue in Different Gear Configurations

Is it possible to adjust our brain to correct this in the future? Of course, but just like riding a backwards bicycle, it takes constant and deliberate practice.