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  1. My Check List of those extra things for your IDC....

    by , May 4th, 2014 at 11:40 AM
    Your PADI instructor course is one of your most nerve wracking,inspiring, awesome and fun experiences you can have, or supposed to be anyway! As much as possible, I want everybody to be as prepared as they possibly can be, so I thought I would put together a check list of some of the things you need to have prepared before you arrive. This is not just your standard, oh by the way, you need to have your physics revised, it's the bits they don't tell you about. Now most may, or should be covered during ...
  2. My Check List of those extra things for your IDC....

    by , May 4th, 2014 at 11:38 AM
    Your PADI instructor course is one of your most nerve wracking,inspiring, awesome and fun experiences you can have, or supposed to be anyway! As much as possible, I want everybody to be as prepared as they possibly can be, so I thought I would put together a check list of some of the things you need to have prepared before you arrive. This is not just your standard, oh by the way, you need to have your physics revised, it's the bits they don't tell you about. Now most may, or should be covered during ...
  3. Which way to go says the almighty compass ?!

    by , April 27th, 2014 at 07:04 PM
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Size:  43.9 KBApparently not the right direction as I found out today +Oceans Unlimited & Go Pro Costa Rica . This is a slight vent in all fairness and also some advice to would be instructors out there when it comes to teaching the inevitable skill of navigating. Working on a search and recovery instructor specialty today, so as expected, the topics of compasses comes up, really more the focus with being on how to teach compass work to your students. With 5 specialty instructor ...
  4. PADI IDC - What it's really like to Go Pro in Costa Rica - A review...

    by , April 15th, 2013 at 01:41 PM
    If you are reading these reviews, you have at least thought about GOING PRO! And if you are like me, you haven’t stopped thinking about the possibility of being a dive professional since the first time you blew bubbles beneath the waves. You may have asked yourself…How do I make the leap? Where is the best place to go? How do I know I am getting the best deal for my money? How good is the education? Are there things to do other than diving where I do my training? I know because I asked all these ...
  5. Flipper in Costa Rica - A PADI IDC and Divemaster review !

    by , April 5th, 2013 at 05:22 PM
    I went to Oceans Unlimited for my divemaster and open water scuba instructor training and certification. I arrived in Costa Rica Dec 2 and flew out again on Feb 1, spending almost all that time in the Quepos/Manual Antonio area.


    I’ll summarize for those of you who don’t want to read the whole thing. If you get to Quepos and go scuba diving, or take courses with Oceans Unlimited & staff, including but not limited to JT, Bob, Ileana, Georgia, Catherine, Eddie, Pandora, and ...
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