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PADI Specialties

Postby DiveDiva » Tue May 15, 2007 11:07 pm

Just out of interest, which PADI specialties can you teach?

On my list are:

NIGHT
NAVIGATION
DEEP
EANx
WRECK
DRYSUIT
U/W PHOTOGRAPHY


Also, which are your favourite to teach and why?

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Postby aquakiwi » Tue May 15, 2007 11:17 pm

Ok here's mine
Night
Deep
Navigation
Drift
Search an Recovery
Wreck
Underwater Naturalist
Oxygen Provider

Don't really like teaching any of them these days
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Postby Martin-PK Divers » Tue May 15, 2007 11:54 pm

aquakiwi wrote:Ok here's mine
Night
Deep
Navigation
Drift
Search an Recovery
Wreck
Underwater Naturalist
Oxygen Provider

Don't really like teaching any of them these days


Far too much to enjoy with your current rec diving eh Aquakiwi? Don't blame you. 8)
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Postby Andy » Wed May 16, 2007 12:14 am

Night
Wreck
Nitrox
Deep
Multilevel
Digital Underwater Photography
Drysuit
Underwater Navigator


and of course....

Peak Performance Buoyancy
Project Aware
AWARE Coral Reef Conservation Specialty



Favourites are Wreck (I just love wrecks) and DUP (means I can take my camera).
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Postby Martin-PK Divers » Wed May 16, 2007 1:42 am

Andy wrote:Night
Wreck
Nitrox
Deep
Multilevel
Digital Underwater Photography
Drysuit
Underwater Navigator


and of course....

Peak Performance Buoyancy
Project Aware
AWARE Coral Reef Conservation Specialty



Favourites are Wreck (I just love wrecks) and DUP (means I can take my camera).


You offered teaching me solo course. Hard to type whren drunk
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Postby Xman » Wed May 16, 2007 12:25 pm

Martin-PK Divers wrote:
Andy wrote:Night
Wreck
Nitrox
Deep
Multilevel
Digital Underwater Photography
Drysuit
Underwater Navigator


and of course....

Peak Performance Buoyancy
Project Aware
AWARE Coral Reef Conservation Specialty



Favourites are Wreck (I just love wrecks) and DUP (means I can take my camera).


You offered teaching me solo course. Hard to type whren drunk


The only agency that I'm aware of that offers a solo course is SDI. Andy also instructs SDI courses.
This thread was about PADI specialties, hence he didn't list that one I would say.
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Postby DiveDiva » Wed May 16, 2007 12:29 pm

Andy wrote:and of course....

Peak Performance Buoyancy
Project Aware
AWARE Coral Reef Conservation Specialty


I always forget about those! My faves are NIGHT and WRECK :D

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Postby Andy » Wed May 16, 2007 1:30 pm

Martin-PK Divers wrote:You offered teaching me solo course. Hard to type whren drunk


Yep, X has nailed that one....

I've actually thought, purely for personal amusement value, of trying to write a distinctive specailty outline for solo diving to give to PADI.

I wonder what they would make of it?
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Postby DiveDiva » Wed May 16, 2007 1:33 pm

If there was enough money in it, a solo diving course would be a goer :wink:

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Postby Andy » Wed May 16, 2007 1:41 pm

DiveDiva wrote:If there was enough money in it, a solo diving course would be a goer :wink:


Oh, there is enough money it.... at my prices, at least! :shock:
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Postby powley » Wed May 16, 2007 4:56 pm

all the usuals for me I guess

night
deep
wreck
multilevel
night
boat
u/w navigator
search and recovery
u/w naturalist
EFR if that counts
death can be fatal
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Postby Martin-PK Divers » Wed May 16, 2007 6:59 pm

Not PADI speciality but i'm very good at getting drunk, being annoying and poking my oar in where it's not wanted. :lol:
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Postby DiveDiva » Wed May 16, 2007 7:01 pm

You're supposed to inform us of something we didn't already know Martin :lol: :lol:

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Postby Andy » Wed May 16, 2007 7:02 pm

A couple of friends in the US have written a distinctive specialty for kayak diving.... now that is something that I think would be quite cool to teach.
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Postby powley » Wed May 16, 2007 7:13 pm

have only dived off a kayak a couple of times, it isnt difficult and can get you into places that arent easy for others
death can be fatal
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