Seasons come and go regardless of your willingness or rank. Always remember to stay prepared so that if when that season comes, you can face it headstrong.
That’s always a question that the younger generation receives. As a second-generation PADI professional, It’s too common to be compared to my dad in terms of teaching style and judgment calls. It’s an honor to be compared to one of the greats of the ’90s but that’s beside the point. More of those rants in
Finding food was Po’s greatest asset. Master Shifu figured that out early on so he used food to motivate Po into learning Kung Fu. Of course, this wasn’t enough he still had to go through the entire process to make him a formidable opponent. In scuba diving, your instructor looks at your strengths and integrates
Ambitious athletes start from basics to build on proper form and muscle memory, same as aspiring musicians play the same scales over and over until they develop proper musicality before they move on to the next piece. So that on game day, they’ll be ready; or so that they can play their piece flawlessly during the performance. PADI Open
As kids, ideally, we are taught to become independent in many things at an early age so that we’ll remember it until we become adults. Some people pick it up early on; some learn it later in life. What’s important is it’s there. This is the principle that we teach our instructor candidates to pass
These past few weeks, I was able to work with various teenagers for their PADI Open Water and Advanced Open Water certifications care of Splash HK. I really hope that they get to use their newly earned certifications to go out and dive with their parents. Because being a second generation SCUBA diver, I have
I find it funny when I see filled-up diving forms and find the body weight of the diver written on the “weights” section of the rentals. I’ve probably seen that at least a dozen times! Aside from your required weight and other details, resorts and dive operators also ask about the date and locations of your last dive.
Go for SCUBA, of course! We recently conducted a 10-day PADI IDC (Instructor Development Course) in Palawan. The PADI IDC consists of (a lot of) classroom and (a bit of) in-water sessions. – Instructor candidates are PADI Divemasters or dive professionals from different training associations that want to become PADI Instructors. After the course, they
When I started diving more than a decade ago, I never had my own equipment. I only used what was available in my dad’s inventory until I became a PADI Divemaster. That’s the only time that he gave me a new-ish set of equipment. Back then, I wasn’t exposed to other means of defogging your
Hello world! This is where I’m gonna put my thoughts on dive training, equipment, travel, reviews, et cetera. Basically anything and everything under the water! I’m still trying to figure this stuff out though. For current pictures and training posts, you’ll have to add me on Facebook or follow me on Instagram. For the meantime, here’s one