Category: Training_Notes


PADI sidemount diver course presentation

PADI Sidemount Diver Course Presentation I have uploaded the powerpoint presentation for my PADI Sidemount Diver and Tec Sidemount courses run in Subic Bay, Philippines. You can enjoy the presentation on the main website, here:   For more details on Sidemount Training in the Philippines, please check out: Sidemount Courses Overview PADI Sidemount Diver Course [...]

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Sidemount Diving Course Notes By Andy Davis, ANDI & PADI Sidemount / Tec Sidemount Diving Instructor See also ‘Sidemount Course Powerpoint Presentation‘ See what courses I have to offer – Andy Davis Sidemount Training, Subic Bay 1. What is, and isn’t, Sidemount Diving? Sidemount Diving Sidemount diving is the, now increasingly formalized, approach towards conducting [...]

advanced wreck diving course subic bay

ADVANCED WRECK DIVING – COURSE NOTES by Andy Davis, PADI / ANDI Technical Wreck Instructor Disclaimer:   These notes accompany a professionally supervised advanced wreck diving workshop, aimed at developing specialist skills for qualified wreck divers.  This information is not a substitute for gaining proper experience under qualified direction.  Wreck penetration is a very hazardous [...]

scuba diving gas management

Scuba Gas Management – Course Notes by Andy Davis, PADI TecRec, ANDI, BSAC and SSI Technical Diving Instructor How To Improve Your Scuba Diving Safety Through Scuba Gas Management & Advanced Dive Planning. Surface Air Consumption Surface Air Consumption (SAC) is a useful measurement of air consumption at surface pressure, which enables the diver to [...]

Before and After the 5 Minute Photo Edit

5 Minute Photoshop Edit for Underwater Photographers by Andy Davis, PADI TecRec, ANDI, BSAC and SSI Instructor Many divers don’t have the luxury of using underwater strobes to provide effective directional lighting for their underwater photography.  With a basic point-and-shoot underwater camera, the resulting pictures are often washed-out and contain too little red light.  When [...]