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Be Aware of Failure Points

The final in a series of three excerpts from Simon’s new book: Scuba Exceptional… Ian back-rolled into the water and dropped down fast to 20m,...

Being Horizontal… ‘Cave Trim’ – the elusive goal

Watch a group of well-trained divers in the water — especially cave divers or technical divers — and you’ll notice they look a little different...

Protect your ears as the pressure builds: Barotrauma and other ear problems

By: Gemma Smith When you ask people who don’t dive what they think the most common type of diving injury is, the answer is usually...

Oxygen Toxicity

Breathing for Scuba Divers: a blog by Steve Lewis

Improving your dive performance and comfort isn’t a massive stretch

Scuba Genie Guide to Getting the Bends!

The Unassuming Guardians of Sharm el Sheikh

Top 4 PADI specialties to help other divers


International Training

From its humble beginning in 1994 to today, the group of training agencies Scuba Diving International (SDI), Technical Diving International (TDI), and Emergency Response Diving International (ERDI) form one of the largest diving certification agencies in the World – International...


Chantelle Newman

Chantelle Newman is a diver, instructor, publisher and a Women Divers Hall of Fame honouree in 2016. She is the founder of The Diver Medic - a Medical Training Company - and the AMTECS charity. Find out more at


Stuart Philpott

Stuart has spent the past 26 years taking pictures and writing stories for diving magazines and other publications. In fact, this equates to more than a year of his life spent underwater. There have been plenty of exciting moments from...