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TDI Instructor Trainer   Last week I finally completed my TDI Instructor Trainer crossover in Bali. Which means I can now offer TDI Instructor  level courses at GoPro-Asia and Bans Technical Diving. TDI (Technical Diving International) is the largest technical certification agency in the world.  It was one of the first agencies to provide training . . . .

2015 started off with a BANG with 12 new PADI Instructors completing there PADI Instructor Exams today on Koh Tao. They all passed with great scores in their presentations doing us Course Directors very proud. After a few drinks tonight we’ll begin the next portion of their PADI Instructor Development with the MSDT program starting . . . .

I recently completed the Tec 40 class with Jeffrey Glenn through GoPro and I have to say it was an excellent experience. Jeff’s tremendous level of experience was obvious right from the first few hours of instruction.  Taking the step from Recreational diver to Tec 40 diver is no easy task and the theory tends . . . .

  I’ve recently spent 2 months on Koh Tao completing a Tec Instructor and Cave diving Internship. I came to Koh Tao having completed Tec training with a range of instructors all offering different teaching styles so I wanted to find a style I was most happy to pass on to my future students. Over . . . .

Happy to announce that I’ve just qualified to become a JJ-CCR instructor on this fantastic unit. I’ll be certifying my students thru TDI and will be starting courses effective immediately. As an Instructor, we are also a dealer in this unit. So if your interested on becoming a rebreather diver with your own awesome unit, . . . .

Busy month again for Go Pro Asia with a vast array of technical diving and recreational Instructor courses being run on Koh Tao, Khao Sok National park and Song Hong Sinkhole. We had a PADI instructor Exam with 14 successful candidates all passing keeping our 100% success rate intact. Thomas and Vera from germany completed . . . .

We arrived at the dive site around 0900 on Friday morning prepped and ready to see just how deep Song Hong sinkhole really was.  We’d spent the previous 3 days conducting warm up dives to 100m plus. Staging some shallow bail out cylinders along the way ready for any bail out scenario we may encounter . . . .

Another fantastic Instructor Development Course has been completing here on Koh Tao, Thailand. The new PADI Pros passed their IE with awesome scores and have now completed their Specialty Instructor courses and have begun the Internship portion of their MSDT program.     The IDC was the first conducted at the new PADI 5 Star . . . .

After completion of another successful PADI Instructor program here at GoPro Asia, we started the months MSDT program for those wishing to complete their Specialty Instructor ratings and join the Instructor Internship to gain there 25 certifications. We completed 5 days of Specialty training with Deep, Wreck, EANX, Night, Search and Recovery just some of . . . .

Another 100% pass rate for the February Instructor exam. Well done to all the new PADI Instructors. It was a pleasure working with you all. See you for your MSDT and your Technical Diver training in the future.     Success in Feb’s Instructor Exams was last modified: February 10th, 2016 by Jeff Glenn

  Having alot of fun on February’s Instructor Development Course here on Koh Tao. Our Instructor Interns have been killing it with amazing scores on their Academic, Confined and Open water presentations. Today we completed the EFR Instructor course with their Mock IE starting early tomorrow. Our Instructor candadates, 20 in total, begin their IE . . . .

Congratulations to the soon to be PADI Instructors on completion of the PADI IDC and EFR Instructor training. As I write this they are now sitting the Dive Theory and General Standards section of their PADI IE. With the effort and excellent attitude they showed thru the IDC, i’m very confident of success for each . . . .