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Learning throughout experiences

My kid and I went fishing and snorkeling the past weekend. We did what in modern parental psychology is called: “quality time“. But what is important with these kind of activities is what both may learn from each other and the opportunity to answer all kind of weird questions that my kid may had to… […]

SSI new Advanced Wreck Diving Certification

SSI is happy to announce the release of a new Advanced Wreck Diving certification. The Advanced Wreck Diving program provides divers with the training necessary to independently plan and conduct limited penetration, no-decompression dives within the daylight zone, to a maximum depth or linear distance of 40 meters/130 feet, and using specialized overhead environment equipment […]

A conversation with Bruce Konefe: the life of an explorer

BRUCE KONEFE Born in Dearborn, Michigan – 27 March 1961 Graduated from Algonac Michigan in 1979 Four years U.S. Marine Corp as a Combat Engineer (1981-85) Learned to dive while stationed in Okinawa Japan (1981) Became full time scuba instructor in 1994 (PADI OWSI) Become technical diver (ANDI) in 1995 Appointed NSS CDS Safety Director […]

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TechDeco The new app on the block, and it is good!

Are you looking for a decompression planner app for Android? Look no farther! Disclaimer: This is only for Android and I don’t know the developer. The user interface (UI) is quite simple but effective, this includes the display and how the user interact with the input and output information. Everything needs to be manage through […]

SSI Water Safety Assistant, Pool Lifeguard, Inland Open Water Lifeguard or Beach Lifeguard or qualify as Lifeguard Instructor

SSI is proud to announce that the German Association for Pool and Swimming Operations officially confirmed on March 01, 2019 that SSI Lifeguard Instructors are qualified to certify the “rescue proficiency” to personnel under regulation 94.05. The German Association for Pool and Swimming Operations sets the regulations and standards for all public pools in Germany. […]