Technical Instructor Program

This Program is designed to train qualified IANTD Dm or Supervisor, who are not already Scuba Instructors, to teach IANTD Sport Diving Programs.

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Instructor Training Program

This Program is designed to train qualified IANTD Dive Masters or IANTD Assistant Instructors as IANTD Open Water or Open Water EANx Instructors

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Baker`s dozen for not using 80/20

Only a card-carrying stroke would do something like this, and showing up with80/20 is no different than wearing a sign on your back saying "I am a stroke, and havethe papers to prove it"

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The First Stop / The Deep Stops

In determining where to start your decompression, the logic is very simple: you want to let gas escape from the tissues prior to bubbling. Once it bubbles, it will not escape.....

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LED vs. other bulbs

Cave diving pioneers are quick to bring up the limitations of their giant canister lights compared to the more powerful handheld backups we have now. Their animosity is rightfully earned.

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OVERHEAD ENVIRONMENTS – CAVE VS. ADVANCED WRECK

Being under water is a ton of fun. Being inside things that are under water can be even more fun. Seeing the galley or crew quarters inside of a World War II-era shipwreck, or unique clay banks deep inside an underwater cave is an awesome experience.

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CRAFTING A LINE MARKER HOLDER

Diving in caverns or caves requires training, skill, the appropriate mindset and proper equipment. (Wow! So much equipment.) Finding places to stow this equipment and yet be able to access it .....

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Dissolved Gas Modeling

The French physiologist, Paul Bert, first clinically described "bubble trouble" or caissons' disease in 1878. He determined that breathing air under pressure forced the nitrogen into solution in the tissues and blood of the body.......

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TRANSITIONING TO TECH

I am a few hundred feet back in an underwater cave. My lights are out. A blackout mask covers my face. I spin through the dark, blind and disoriented. A solid shove from my instructor has separated me from ........

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TEN DIVING FANTASIES

Diving is an intensely personal activity. As one gains experience and time underwater, one’s views of what is special or unique and interesting changes.

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