TDI Diver News

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5 Excellent Reasons to Learn Cavern Diving

Thinking about going for your Cavern certification? Not sure what you’ll learn or why you need to take it so seriously? We’ll give you the run down on what to expect when starting your cavern course and how exactly it will impact you (for the better) as a diver.

That’s Wrong: Technical Diving Misconceptions

Have you been on the diving forums lately? Heard a few interesting theories? While sometimes this is a good place to start for basic questions, it can also lead you down a very wrong plan to misinformation. We cruised the forums and picked out a few things we saw and now we’re setting the record straight.

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How a Solid Foundation Improves Communication & Teamwork

It might sound obvious but building a solid foundation in diving is key to any and all diver’s success. It keeps us safe and allows communicate effectively with our dive buddies. It’s worth it to make sure your basic skills are as perfect as they can be so you can continue to advance with every new certification.

Risk and Reward: Young Technical Divers

Robert started diving as soon as he could when he turned 10 years old. His parents didn’t even have to ask if he wanted to, he told them he wanted to get started. This came as no surprise since he grew up around diving and has an instructor for a father. Once he started he didn’t stop (and still isn’t), he’s an extremely experienced tech diver for just 16 years old.

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Battery Technology in Diving

Do you know the different types of batteries we use in diving? Do you know why they’re different? Their uses? We’re telling you all of the above and more!

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Buddy Checks are for Tech Diving Too

No matter what level of diver you are there’s one thing that stands true for all: buddy checks. The truth of it all the higher level of certification usually the more things can go wrong. It’s important that before every single dive you and your buddy go through a buddy check of each other. We’re giving you some guidelines on what you should be doing before every dive.

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Follow the Plan to Avoid a Ban

Do you know why it’s important to follow the rules? Or stick to your dive plan? These are both things that not only affect you but the people around you diving as well as the boat captain and the mates, too.

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Why DEMO Days Are Important

Thinking of going to a DEMO day? Not sure what to expect? Need some tips on what to do when you’re taking divers out for a DEMO as always TDI has you covered.

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Don’t Get Arrested: Know The Rules Governing Shipwrecks

Do you know the do’s and don’ts of wreck diving? Better yet do you know that you could get in serious trouble if you DON’T know the rules? We’re breaking it down for you, because we’ve got your back when it comes to diving.

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LED Lighting in Technical Diving

Which lights are right for you? And what’s the difference between them? We’re breaking it down for you, types of LEDs what they’re used for, how they came about and more.