Now that you are already open water certified and your looking for
little more adventure, technical diving may be just the thing for you.
Question: What is technical diving?
All non commercial diving is categorized as recreational and within
recreational diving there is sport and technical. Sport
diving includes your open water certification, advanced scuba diver,
and many other specialty course. Technical diving picks up where sport
diving ends generally at nitrox (a breathing gas with oxygen levels
greater than 21 percent).
Question: What is my first step into technical diving?
Nitrox is most divers first step into technical but it has also become
very popular amongst sport divers so TDI Advanced Nitrox and
Decompression Procedures would be a great start. Advanced Nitrox and
Decompression Procedures for the foundation of technical diving all
other course will build on the knowledge and skills learned during
Question: Do I have to go deep for technical diving?
No. Although technical diving is commonly thought of as deep, there are
a lot of courses that stay within the sport diving limits (40 m / 130
feet) such as Advanced Nitrox, Semi Closed Circuit Rebreather (SCR) and
Closed Circuit Rebreather (CCR) and Advanced Wreck to name a few.
Question: Will technical diving allow me to go deeper?
yes. TDI has course curriculums that take you as deep as 100 m / 330
feet and do so in a manner that each course builds on the last and each
course takes you a little deeper. By receiving training in this manner
not only are your skills and knowledge increasing but so is your