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PADI Through the Decades: The 1960s

PADI Through the Decades: The 1960s

29 January, 2016 at 7:56 am Comments are Disabled

2016 marks an exciting year for PADI— our 50th Anniversary! Back in 1966, two passionate divers created the Professional Association of Diving Instructors, hoping to revolutionize the diving industry. Fifty years later, it’s clear that PADI has become a worldwide leader in dive training. As we reflect on our history, […]

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The Journey to Becoming a PADI Instructor, Part 1

The Journey to Becoming a PADI Instructor, Part 1

27 January, 2016 at 8:50 am Comments are Disabled

In part one of this four part video series, follow along with PADI diver Nadia Aly as she travels to South Africa to complete her IDC (Instructor Development Course) and become a PADI Instructor. Watch the rest of Nadia’s journey in parts two, three and four.  “Everyone I’ve talked to who’s done […]

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My PADI Interview: Emily Krak

My PADI Interview: Emily Krak

19 January, 2016 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

To me “My PADI” means adventure, exploration, education, and conservation. The underwater world is a true wonder. It doesn’t matter how many dives I do, each time I am mesmerized by nature’s incredible beauty. There is so much still to be explored and PADI aids in nurturing that curiosity. The […]

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Top Diving Photos of 2015 from @paditv

Top Diving Photos of 2015 from @paditv

7 January, 2016 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

2015 was a remarkable year for divers around the world. If you don’t believe us, do yourself a favor and go check out our Instagram by following @paditv or viewing our profile, here. As we look forward to 2016, let’s take a look back at some of the top diving photos PADI […]

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Divemaster and Jedi Master: The Force is Strong with Both

Divemaster and Jedi Master: The Force is Strong with Both

22 December, 2015 at 1:11 pm Comments are Disabled

After waiting for 10 long years, Star Wars fans are finally able to watch the seventh installment in the Star Wars series, The Force Awakens. All the hype has us thinking: Have you ever thought about how many similarities there are between a Jedi Master and a Divemaster? Both Jedi Masters and […]

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PADI Gear Holiday Gift Guide

PADI Gear Holiday Gift Guide

7 December, 2015 at 7:46 am Comments are Disabled

Stuck on what to give? We’re helping you get a head start on gift-giving for all the special people in your life. Here’s a great list of scuba-inspired PADI Gear items for friends, family, and your dive buddy this holiday season! Men’s PADI Stripe SS Shirt Unwrap a staff favorite! Look […]

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