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Calculating SCR (Surface Consumption Rate)

Calculating SCR (Surface Consumption Rate)

If you want to check the progress on the air tank, you need to simply keep track of it. However, as you gain diving experience, you will become more relaxed in the water and you will therefore consume less air. We have covered about  circulation and respiration for your PADI IDC theory program before, we also need to consider on how to track the air you…

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5 steps to handle a missing diver scenario

5 steps to handle a missing diver scenario

Scuba diving is an enjoyable and safe sport, as long as safe diving practices are followed. All entry-level certifications teach about proper diving procedures and after certification divers are allowed to dive (with a buddy) unsupervised. In the PADI Rescue Diver course divers learn to look after other people. It’s a great step towards professional diving certifications like Divemaster or Instructor. For the first time…

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Bali Pre-IDC Preparation List

Bali Pre-IDC Preparation List

Has it been a while since you’ve been in the classroom? When I did my IDC, it had been over a year since I completed my Divemaster training. If you’re in the same boat, try these 5 things to get the gears rolling and prepare yourself before your IDC begins. Check out your old course materials: Since you will be teaching the courses you have…

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Prepare yourself for your Divemaster Internship abroad… tips no one ever told you | Blue Season Bali

Prepare yourself for your Divemaster Internship abroad… tips no one ever told you | Blue Season Bali

You are about to embark on your Divemaster Internship adventure abroad but need some more tips? No need to fear, here are my secret 3 tips I wish I knew before starting my 2-Month Divemaster Internship. Brush up on your Skill Circuit   There is no better way to impress your mentor than acing your first demonstration of the 24 skills in the Skill Circuit….

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Top tips for choosing your MSDT Specialty Instructor Courses

Top tips for choosing your MSDT Specialty Instructor Courses

So you’re doing your MSDT and you need 5 specialty Instructor courses, but the big question is which specs to choose?!  I was in the same position when selecting my Specialty Instructor Courses as an MSDT intern at Blue Season Bali.  Read on for my 3 top tips for selecting which Specialties could be right for you. 1. What areas of diving are you passionate about? …

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PADI IDC Theory: Physiology – The Ear

Our ears are sensitive. They’re one of our most important considerations when beginning to scuba dive. We must be mindful of air spaces to avoid an uncomfortable, painful, or even damaging imbalance of pressure. We equalize our ears regularly during a scuba or free dive descent, but sometimes this process is prevented or the forces at play become too strong without the proper action from…

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PADI IDC Study Notes: Light, Heat and Sound Underwater

Spending time underwater brings a number of new circumstances to the normal concepts we’re used to, such as the transmission of light, heat and sound. In this blog we’ll explain a little more about why objects can appear closer from behind a mask, why it’s difficult to pinpoint the direction of sound underwater, and the physics behind why we need wetsuits. Light As we know,…

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5 Tips For Scoring 5s On Your Skill Demonstrations

5 Tips For Scoring 5s On Your Skill Demonstrations

It’s a struggle you will deal with as a Divemaster candidate. How can I get that perfect score on my skill demonstrations ? Well, having gone through that internship myself and now working as a PADI Instructor, I like to think I might have a few pearls of wisdom to impart. So word up, aspiring dive professionals, because here come 5 tips that helped me…

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