Category: Training

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Training Conservation Stories In the Water

From Tending Bar to Checking Bar

Reef-World Foundation interviews a dive-resort employee who made the leap from bartending to become an environmentally responsible dive guide

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First Technical Diving Course
Training In the Water

Your First Technical Diving Course

If you’re a recreational diver who’s decided to take your first technical diving course, what should you expect to learn?

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Training In the Water

Using a Compass Underwater

Many divers stop learning about underwater navigation after their first open-water course. But using a compass underwater properly is a vital skill.

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Snorkel When Scuba Diving
Training

Should You Wear a Snorkel When Scuba Diving?

We’re not going to solve the age-old argument of whether you should wear a snorkel when scuba diving, but will offer a list of pros and cons to help you decide.

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New stuff

Macro Diving in Sydney Harbor

Although it’s most famous for the iconic Opera House, the macro diving in Sydney Harbor holds at least as much appeal underwater. 
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Cave Diving in Kilsby’s Sinkhole

Until 2016, cave diving in Kilsby’s Sinkhole in South Australia was strictly off limits to all but a few. The rules have since changed, but controversy still surrounds this remote dive site.
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Scuba Diving in Milne Bay

Scuba diving in Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea takes some advanced planning, but the rewards are well worth it.
by Guest Author

What is the PADI Seal Team Program?

In the second of our series on dive programs for children, we’ll cover everything you need to know about the PADI Seal Team program.
by Christine Brinkley