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The Force Near You Pt 2

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.

The Force Near You

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.

How to Choose a Training Agency as a Dive Shop

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.

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.

A Message from Brian

Brian Carney, President of International Training, has a heartfelt message for our members. We want to promise you our support and let you know that your success is our success.

Why Buying Macaroni is a lot like buying Dive Insurance

Two things you’d probably never expect to hear in the same sentence, macaroni, and dive insurance. Believe it or not, these two things are more alike than one might think of on their own. Learn more about why buying macaroni and buying dive insurance are similar from Ryan Mayer of First Dive.

Driving Change as a CD or IT

Are you trying to figure out how YOU can help change the diving industry for the better? This means the world to us! We have three tips for you to help be the change in the industry.

How to Conduct a Crossover

Do you know how to conduct a crossover? Don’t be nervous it’s easy and we’ll guide you through it in just four easy steps. So. what are you waiting for? Get out there!

Teaching Your First Class

Teaching your first class doesn’t have to be intimidating, we understand it can be so we have your back. Just follow these four steps to make your first class a success!

Guide to Medical Releases

What are minimum standards? Targets or suggestions? check out this article by Mark Powell to get the answer and increase your knowledge of what goes into a training standard.