Lets take a look at the benefits of teaching snorkeling as part of an SDI Open Water Diver course. Snorkeling can make learning to dive more enjoyable and more efficient.
From time to time our Training and Membership Services team gets a call from a confused dealer. They have just gotten a package they didn’t order and want to make sure they aren’t being charged for it at full retail price to boot! We’re clearing up why this happens and hopefully calming your nerves while we’re at it.
Change is good. With that said we are announcing changes to our SDI Pro Open Water Instructor Kit. As apart of our effort to push our green initiative in 2019 we are working to reduce the number or paper products that leave HQ. Find out more about how that effects this kit specifically.
We’re moving outside of the diving industry with First Response Training International. With new times comes new programs and we aren’t holding back. We are excited for what First Response Training has brought to International Training and can’t wait to see how it will change the world outside of diving.
It’s here! From the guys at Cylinder Training Services there is now an app to help you record and share cylinder inspections. The CYLINDEX app is here and ready for download in the APPLE, ANDROID APP or MICROSOFT app stores.
Properly inspecting a cylinder, ensuring proper markings and filling in an environment as safe as possible will be the best hedge against explosive force. There is no way to guarantee nothing will happen. The best safety protocols is to ensure nothing is taken for granted and the FST has done everything possible to check the safety of the cylinder before the filling process.
Get some perspective of all the variables required to determine the force of a rupturing cylinder, the damaged caused by the rupture and some ways to reduce the risk of injury or damage.
Choosing a training agency for your dive shop isn’t a choice you should take lightly. Afterall this is the company you are representing and ultimately vouching for. We’re explaining five things you should think about when deciding who you should go with.
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.