How To Teach The Emergency Weight Drop

In the PADI Open Water Diver course, students are taught to drop their weights in order to gain sufficient positive buoyancy. This skill is used in case of a surface emergency where the diver can’t float. It has become one of the key exercises that candidates...

How to teach the Controlled Emergency Swimming Ascent

For many years, the CESA has been the signature skill on PADI Open Water courses, Divemaster Skill Circuits and the Instructor Development Course. So now, let’s imagine that for an unexplainable reason, a diver runs out of air and can’t find assistance from a buddy or...

Dive Against Debris on Sairee Reef

This week, we had our monthly Dive Against Debris. More than 20 Divemaster Candidates, Divemasters and future IDC candidates joined our trainer Lee Nightingale and our Platinum PADI Course Director Guillaume Fargues for an underwater cleanup. Spread out in seven...