April 2018 PADI IDC at Savedra The April PADI IDC in Moalboal has come to an end, and the candidates made it easy work of the PADI instructor Exam for PADI's Examiner Richard Evans, A job well done by George Nikiforov, Chai Wei Wei, Ryley Huang, Mathilde Bardon, John Huegle and Paul Grachev. Help us congratulate everyone involved, and welcome some new instructors onto the beach. Staff Instructors With the assistance of PADI Staff Instructors Alice Werlen and Mike Hutin, this IDC went very smoothly, the help given by staff instructors during these programs is invaluable, making the [...]
PADI IDC at Bongo Bongo The January PADI IDC has come to an end, and the candidates put on a great show at the PADI instructor Exam for PADI's Danny Dwyer, A job well done by Julie Schorno from France, and from the US Reid Millis, help us congratulate everyone involved, and welcome some new instructors into the family. This program is a continuation of the cooperation between Savedra Dive Center in Moalboal, Bongo Bongo Dive Center in Dauin, and Marine Conservation Philippines in Zamboanguita. PADI IDC Staff Instructor Karina Sprechler is Bongo [...]
Our PADI Instructor Development Course training dates with our partner Savedra Dive Center In Moalboal, Cebu, Philippines for the year 2019.
July 2018 PADI IDC at Savedra The July PADI IDC in Moalboal has come to an end, and the candidates Jonah Veridiano (Philippines), Gautier Cauture (France) and Michal Bim (Czech Republic) can take a well earned rest. Help us congratulate them on a job well done, and look out for them running courses on the beach soon. Staff Instructors We also need to congratulate our own Maribeth Balane, who took the leap from PADI MSDT to PADI IDC Staff Instructor. The [...]
February 2018 IDC at Savedra The February IDC has come to an end, and the candidates put on a great show at the PADI instructor Exam for PADI's Examiner Junya, A job well done by Adam Zeller (UK), Geoff Prunet (France), Po-Chi Tsai (Taiwan), Kristi May (UK) and Chris Norris (UK), help us congratulate everyone involved, and welcome some new instructors into the family. Staff Instructors With the assistance of PADI Staff Instructors Awha Chen (Taiwan) and Phil Jennings (UK), this IDC went very smoothly, the help given by staff instructors during these programs is invaluable, [...]
If you are on your way to an IDC here are a few tips to help you properly prepare yourself, and make the entire affair a more pleasant experience. If you are a Go Pro Philippines student don't forget to get your online classroom access
If you are debating the pros and cons of sidemount, this article discusses the key differences between sidemount and other configurations.
Deep diving is exciting, most new divers find their curiosity peeked by the dark water beneath them, but how safe is it to venture down there, what do you need to do to properly prepare yourself, what do you need to consider first
The term Technical Diving is one that is familiar to almost all divers, so many will be surprised to learn that it is quite recent, and was coined in the mid 1990's, to describe activities that were considered more advanced that the mainstream. So what is it, and is it for you.