Sidemount Diving Courses

sidemount course philippinesSidemount Diving is a ground-breaking modern approach for streamlined, convenient & safe diving, at both recreational and technical levels.  

It is time that you learned more about the fastest-growing revolution in scuba diving…

As a pioneer of sidemount diving in SE Asia, with over a decade of exclusive technical and overhead sidemount experience, I offer unparalleled instructor expertise in sidemount diving – from beginner to advanced trimix and overhead environment levels.

What Training Is Available?

I offer a full range of technical training that runs from basic introductory sidemount to full technical trimix sidemount via RAID and TecRec.

Basic Sidemount

PADI Sidemount Course Subic PhilippinesA 2 day introductory-level Basic Sidemount Course provides structured training for recreational divers who wish to safely and effectively use sidemount configuration for their diving.

Once certified, student divers will be able to use sidemount equipment comfortably for no stop recreational dives in conditions similar to, or better than, those encountered during training.

Duration: 2 Days  /  Dives: 1 confined + 3 training dives

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RAID Sidemount


The RAID Sidemount course reflects a reputation for excellence and expertise.

During this very comprehensive course, Andy Davis teaches how to effectively configure and operate sidemount equipment for superior performance. It stresses development of a high attention-to-detail, solid fundamental skills and expert equipment familiarity.  The exclusive training includes a variety of contingency protocols, culminating in challenging emergency scenario training.

Duration: 4 Days /  Dives: 1 confined + 4 training dives

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Technical Sidemount

PADI TecRec Tec Sidemount Course PhilippinesThe Technical Sidemount Course provides structured training for existing, or prospective, technical divers who wish to transition into using sidemount configuration for their diving.

Once certified, divers will be able to use sidemount equipment, including 2 or more stages, comfortably for all technical diving activities, including participation on subsequent technical level courses in that configuration.

Duration: 4 Days /  Dives: 2 confined + 4 training dives

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Sidemount Master Clinics

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A flexible course option, providing comprehensive sidemount tuition that can be developed according to the student’s pre-existing qualification level, including technical diving and overhead environment/wreck penetration.  

Perfect for already qualified sidemount divers at any level who are dissatisfied with their previous training (not with me!) and performance.

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The availability of effective sidemount diving tuition is still a very rare commodity – this is your opportunity to enjoy lessons with a dedicated, active sidemount technical instructor and diver – qualified to teach sidemount at all levels and through three different agencies; one of the very first qualified PADI Sidemount and Tec Sidemount instructors in Asia!

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