The March PADI IDC is starting!

Yesterday saw the start of the PADI IDC Prep Course at Thresher Shark Divers for the second PADI IDC of the year.  A fun-filled morning started us off, with paperwork being taken care of, followed by practise exams in Physics and Physiology !!  The candidates all loved the Physics exam especially…. The best way to start […]

PADI Specialty Instructor Training

Following the successful PADI IDC and IE on Malapascua at the end of October, the newly certified PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors have all been very keen to gain extra skills and qualifications.  Over the last week we have conducted various PADI Specialty Instructor courses and had lots of fun and seen some great sights […]

Another successful PADI IE on Malapascua…

After two days of jangling nerves the three candidates from Thresher Shark Divers are now fully certified PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors !!!  October’s PADI IE on Malapascua was the third hosted by the island, and yet again there was a 100% pass-rate… Jo, Max and Ant spent the two weeks prior to the Instructor […]

Half way there…

Well, the current PADI IDC at Thresher Shark Divers has reached the halfway mark, and everything’s going extremely well.  All the candidates have recorded some very high scores so far, both in the classroom and in the water… In addition to the mandatory candidate presentations we have also conducted workshops to help the candidates be […]

October’s PADI IDC is underway…

The October PADI IDC at Thresher Shark Divers is well and truly underway now, and the candidates performed very well today.  Everybody’s been working very hard practicsing skills, rescues and theory exams.  Yesterday morning started in the IDC classroom with me taking a backseat and the candidates each taking a turn at being the ‘instructor’.  […]

PADI Wreck Specialty…

Over the last couple of days our PADI Divemaster interns, Chris and Gonzalo, have been learning how to safely penetrate wrecks, under the watchful eyes of two PADI Wreck Specialty instructors !!  Grainne is at Thresher Shark Divers following a ‘Learn To Teach‘ programme and has been involved in the wreck course along with myself… […]

Cleaning up the oceans…

The Project AWARE Foundation is a growing movement of scuba divers protecting the ocean planet – one dive at a time.   Over the past two decades of underwater conservation we’ve learned that divers are true leaders in ocean protection. We’re ocean heroes numbering in the millions across the globe. We believe together our actions […]

PADI IDC In The Philippines…

Our Next PADI IDC In The Philippines… Thresher Shark Divers, on beautiful Malapascua Island in the Philippines, still has spaces on the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) scheduled to start on 11th October 2011.   Our dedicated IDC team of experienced PADI Professionals will be there to support you from the moment you arrive at […]