What’s the Big Deal with Lionfish Being Invasive?

If you’ve been diving in the Caribbean or Atlantic, or you’re planning to, you’ve likely heard two things about lionfish. You’ve probably heard that lionfish are invasive and that lionfish degrade reefs. Do you know what these things mean? OR even why they’re happening?

The Value of Scuba from the Consumer and Retailer

What do you look for when shopping for scuba gear? Have you been questioned “What’s you life worth?” when comparing prices online versus in-store? Read it straight from the word of a dive shop owner on valuing your home dive center over just simply price shopping.

Scubility: Because Scuba Diving is for Everyone

Are you thinking about Scubility? The great thing about this particular program is that it encourages everyone to dive no matter their physical challenges. A few of our headquarters staff recently went through a Scubility instructor course and now they’re sharing their experience of the course.
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Just the Tips: Logbook Advice for New Divers

New to diving or not everyone should log their dives. It helps you keep track of where you've been, proves your experience and tracks gear adjustments over time. We're sharing five tips to help you make your logbook better than it's ever been.

The Waters That Connect Us

How has scuba diving changed your life? Where has it lead you? What have you learned along the way? Buster Waters connects the dots through life with scuba diving, from founding the HEAT program to proposing to his wife.

Write for the SDI TDI ERDI PFI Blog

Surely this isn't the first blog post you've ever read or even seen from us and you might have wondered in the past how and where we get our articles. Now we're spilling the beans and accepting new authors for our blogs and newsletters.

Scuba Poker: A Navigational Training Exercise

Ready for another scuba game sure to keep your students engaged in their dive? This game incorporates navigation skills, buddy teamwork and manipulation of objects while diving. Not an instructor? No worries, grab your favorite dive buddies and play this game on your next dive.

Diving with Your Camera: What to Consider When Buying a Camera Housing

Are you thinking of leveling up your underwater photography game? Then it’s time to buy your first underwater camera housing. We’re walking you through what to think about when it comes time for you to buy your first underwater camera housing.

Are You Ready for Your Next Diver Course?

Do you think you’re ready for your next course? Have you taken the time to really think that through while comparing the new skills you’ll learn the skills you should already know? We’re guiding you through physical readiness and mental readiness to help you better determine if you’re truly ready for that next course.

Five Tips for a Healthier Lifestyle to Become a Safer, More Fit Diver

While we’re all striving to be in better health, divers especially should strive for this. Diving might seem like a relatively effortless sport while beneath the surface but the truth is if conditions change or there is an emergency situation. Being in good physical health will help keep you safe should things change or go badly.

Getting Bored with Scuba Diving? Make It Exciting Again

Diving was cool at first and it may sound crazy to some, but you’re bored. It happens to the best of us and fear not we have some solutions for you! Try these three things to make scuba diving more lively again.

Scuba Diving: It’s Not Just for Vacation

Forget the bucket list, check out some compelling reasons to keep diving, even when not at the resort. Here's a whole lists of benefits to being underwater, except the obvious ones.