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PADI Divemasters – Tom and David

This week we say farewell and congratulations to Tom and David.

Both now PADI Divemasters, David is off to work in Lanzarote for a few months before joining us again next year to complete an Instructor Development Course and become a PADI Open Water Scuba Instrucor!

Tom is staying a few more days on the island before returning to Germany and also looking to do his IDC in the future.

PADI Advanced Open Water Divers – Janos, Gledis and Eamonn

3 New PADI Advanced Open Water Divers on their way to becoming Divemasters, next stop PADI Rescue Diver!

Very exciting!!

Janos, Eamonn and Gled completed adventure dives in Night, Deep, Navigation, Peak Performance Buoyancy and Fish Identification on the course! Well done guys.

PADI Rescue Diver Course

DIVER DIVER, ARE YOU OK?!!

The gang off to do day 1 of their PADI Rescue Diver Course.

Whether assisting, teaching or taking part in the course, it’s always a very rewarding challenge. #SeriousFun

Night Dive in the Bay

And they’re off….. for a night dive!

Sunset walk down to the beach for some PADI Night Speciality and Adventure dives.

Just a regular evening as a Divemaster Intern!

PADI Divemaster – Ellie

It’s always sad when someone awesome leaves us…

This time we say goodbye to Ellie who in a short few weeks became a PADI Pro and won our #BestOfTheBest award for an outstanding attitude and spirit.

She now returns to the #Maldives and her job as a Marine Researcher after a short stop seeing family in the #UK.

Brand New Scubapro T-One BCDs

The new BCD’s have arrived! Revamping the old stock with some brand new Scubapro T-Ones ready for the next interns. #lucky

Thank you Scubatec Canarias

#Scubapro #DeepDownYouWantTheBest #Tenerife #LoveMyJob #LifeInParadise #PADI #BestOfTheBest #GoPro #Stamina #BeTheBest #NeverStopLearning #GoBigOrGoHome #ScubaDivers #DiveCentre #DivingTenerife #SmallerIsNeverBetter #PADITV #TheNumberOnePADIDiveCentre #WhereProsComeToLearn #Scuba #Diving

PADI Basic Freediver

A gorgeous day in the south learning the basics of freediving with our PADI Freediving Instructor and Platinum Course Director Kim.

Static and Dynamic Apnea, rescue skills and a thorough introduction into the amazing world of freediving.

…and a surprise visit from some mermaids!

PADI Divemaster Internship – 10 New Arrivals

An eclectic mix joined us this week from all over the globe.

Good to have a smiley bunch on board.

They’ll all be working towards PADI Divemaster over the coming weeks… and Maddy joins us as a current Divemaster to get some experience over the summer!

PADI Self-Reliant Diver

An increadible PADI Self Reliant Diver course taught by our in house Platinum Course Director Kim.

Really good fun, and a new challenge for our PADI Instructors who signed up.

And a very cute #Baby #CommonRay at the end is always a #Bonus

Diving Against Debris

Another 3kg of #debris collected from the bay.

It’s still shocking to find as much debris as we do in our Marine Protected Area. It’s about time that humans started to realise the consequences of their actions, and make the necessary change.

#WakeUp

Underwater Olympics!

This week was the first of our new monthly ‘Tuesday Challenge’…

…every 3rd Tuesday of the month will have a different challenge or event for our Interns.

To kick things off we held the first ever Underwater Olympics!

Events included.. The longest CESA, 20m Sprint, Egg and Spoon Race, Gymnastics Display, Mask Swap Relay and Long Jump.

The competitors did well with Gold, Silver and Bronze on the podium winning some PADI prizes.

Watch this space for all the highlights from the event, in full colour, coming soon!!

#TuesdayChallenge #UnderwaterOlympics #Underwater #Olympics #Tenerife #LoveMyJob #LifeInParadise #PADI #BestOfTheBest #GoPro #Stamina #BeTheBest #NeverStopLearning #GoBigOrGoHome #ScubaDivers #DiveCentre #DivingTenerife #SmallerIsNeverBetter #PADITV #TheNumberOnePADIDiveCentre #WhereProsComeToLearn #Scuba #Diving

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Dog Walking – Thursday 20th June

Another successful doggy walk this Thursday.

The shelter has around 200 lovelies that need a home. With two van loads of interns at least 30 of them got some love attention and a nice walk.

https://www.aktiontier.org/projekte…/aktion-tier-teneriffa/…

PADI Rescue Divers – Ellie and Harry

Amazing effort on the PADI Rescue Diver Course by Harry and Ellie taught by PADI Instructor Cydney.

Congrats on becoming PADI Rescue Divers both!

A lot of new skills and in water practice means they are one step closer to Pro status, and have some great new safety skills and knowledge. #SafetyFirst

PADI Divemaster Internship – Stamina

Most mornings the Interns do Stamina training as part of their Divemaster Internship…

…we must seem so heartless making them do it in these conditions! #LoveMyJob #LifeInParadise

#PADI #BestOfTheBest #GoPro #Stamina #BeTheBest #NeverStopLearning #GoBigOrGoHome #ScubaDivers #DiveCentre #DivingTenerife #SmallerIsNeverBetter #PADITV #TheNumberOnePADIDiveCentre #WhereProsComeToLearn #Scuba #Diving

A Week in Briefings

Some favourite moments from this weeks dive briefings.

It’s good to laugh as well as work hard!!!

“I can just get lost in your eyes David”

 

 

 

 

“German effeciency in concentration mode.”
“It’s all about visulaizing the dive guys.”

 

 

 

 

“…and this line here means you will have a long and prosperous life.”
“Why is that guy taking pictures of us?”

 

 

 

 

Harry briefing last nights football scores by mistake.

#PADI #BestOfTheBest #GoPro #TDA #BeTheBest #NeverStopLearning #GoBigOrGoHome #ScubaDivers #DiveCentre #DivingTenerife #SmallerIsNeverBetter #LoveMyJob #PADITV #TheNumberOnePADIDiveCentre #WhereProsComeToLearn #Scuba #Diving

PADI Divemaster Interns – Harry and Eleanor

A warm welcome to Harry and Eleanor both here to do their PADI Divemaster Internship.

Harry making use of his summer break, joining us from #England as a PADI Open Water Diver, and Eleanor, a Marine Biologist and PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, has flown all the way from The #Maldives.

#Rescue #AOW #MarineBiology #PADI #BestOfTheBest #GoPro #TDA #BeTheBest #NeverStopLearning #GoBigOrGoHome #ScubaDivers #DiveCentre #DivingTenerife #SmallerIsNeverBetter #LoveMyJob #PADITV #TheNumberOnePADIDiveCentre #WhereProsComeToLearn #Scuba #Diving

Our new PADI Instructors and their PADI Divemaster students

A plethora of PADI Divers…. Open Water Divers, Advanced Open Water Divers, Rescue Divers, soon to be Divemasters, Open Water Scuba Instructors and Specialty Instructors.

Skills practice, Advanced courses, Orientation dives. It’s all systems go today!!!

Diving in Abades Bay!

Just a few photos of our PADI Divemaster Interns and PADI Instructors from a mornings dive in Abades Bay – the Marine Protected Area on our door step! PADI Fish Identification and PADI Dive Against Debris Specialty dives for the interns.

It’s a hard life…

#Octopus #Rays #BabyRays #CoolFins #Sunshine

#LivingTheDream

Newborn Common Rays in Abades

The first sighting of a new born Common Ray in the bay, with Mum keeping a watchful eye over her baby – even though they are born with full capability to fend for themselves after 9 months developing inside its mother! Abades Bay, a Marine Protected Area, is perfect for these sightings.

Captured by one of the Instructors out teaching skills to the Interns!

#Baby #Ray #CommonRay #NewBorn #BabyRay #PADI #BestOfTheBest #GoPro #TDA #BeTheBest #NeverStopLearning #GoBigOrGoHome #ScubaDivers #DiveCentre #DivingTenerife #SmallerIsNeverBetter #LoveMyJob #PADITV #TheNumberOnePADIDiveCentre #WhereProsComeToLearn #Scuba #Diving

Rescue Divers – David and Tom

Say hello to two new PADI Rescue Divers!

Congratulations to David and Tom on their continued journey. Off for some well deserved fun dives with Anoushka and her brand new Orange Scubapro Seawing Gorrila Fins!

#Scubapro #DeepDownYouWantTheBest #Germany #Spain #Tenerife #Rescue #RescueMe #PADI #BestOfTheBest #GoPro #TDA #BeTheBest #NeverStopLearning #GoBigOrGoHome #ScubaDivers #DiveCentre #DivingTenerife #SmallerIsNeverBetter #LoveMyJob #PADITV #TheNumberOnePADIDiveCentre #WhereProsComeToLearn #Scuba #Diving

Project AWARE and Tenerife Diving Academy

Today is the 3rd Anniversary of us adopting our house reef as part of #ProjectAware.

This year with the help of our interns we removed 37Kg of #Debris from Abades Bay.

Thanks to all our little eco warriors #OurOcean #OneOcean #EveryDiveASurveyDive #NextMillion2020

PADI Open Water Diver – David

Congratulations to Tommy on becoming a PADI Open Water Diver!

He has taken to diving like a fish to water!

Here he is on a #DiveAgainstDebris Speciality, moving towards Advanced Open Water whilst making a difference by cleaning up the bay!

Best of the Best Award – Tom

Occasionally one of the interns at the dive centre does something very special, or goes above and beyond… or just has an amazing attitude.

On such occasions we present them with a ‘Best of the Best’ award as acknowledgement!

Congratulations to Tom! Your amazing helpfulness and attitude over the past few weeks has been awesome.

PADI Divemaster Interns – Tom and David

Today we welcome Tom and David (also known as Tommy) into the fold.

That brings our current Tom count up to three!! Thomas, Tom and Tommy. Things may get crazy!

Tom is here to do his Divemaster, and Tommy a true Zero to Hero, will be looking to go from nothing to PADI Instructor in 6 months of intense training and hard work!

PADI Instructor Development Course – Day 8

PADI Instructor Development Course – Day 8

I can’t believe how fast these two weeks have gone.

It was the last day today with in water practice and the last presentations.

PADI Instructor Development Course – Day 7

PADI Instructor Development Course – Day 7

It’s always amazing how far people come in such a short time. Day 7 in Open Water and looking more and more like PADI Instructors with each day.

Some Skills Presentations and an in water run through of Rescue Skills, as well as a few presentations and workshops on Teaching in the afternoon!

 

 

PADI DUP Specialty with Jake

One of Jake’s photos taken after learning lots of new techniques from his PADI Digital Underwater Photography Speciality with our PADI Instructor Jess.

Last couple of assessments this week before he is also a PADI Divemaster!

#DUP #UnderwaterPhotography #Photography #BiggerIsBetter #TDA #TheFuture #GoBigOrGoHome #TheOriginalAndTheBest #PADIInstructor #DivemasterInternship #ScubaDivers #Scuba #Diving #TenerifeDivecentre #DivingInTenerife #Divemasterintern #PADIPro #Tenerife #ScubaDiving

Soon to be PADI Instructor, Charlotte’s, birthday!

Mmmmmmmm cake!

Happy 21st Birthday to our very own Charlotte!

She came to us many months ago and has gone from strength to strength.

PADI Instructor Development Course – Day 6

PADI Instructor Development Course – Day 6

Some really creative visual aids from the Candidates today as well as some excellent Risk Management and CV workshops with Pete.

Not to mention a Rescue Workshop and Briefings ready for Open Water tomorrow!

PADI Instructor Development – Day 5

PADI Instructor Development Course – Day 5

Another productive day with more Knowledge Development Presentations from the candidates and a fun 4 E’s Workshop.

#PADIDC #PADIDiveCentre #PADIIDC #PADICourseDirector #PlatinumCourseDirector #BiggerIsBetter #TDA #TheFuture #GoBigOrGoHome #TheOriginalAndTheBest #PADIInstructor #DivemasterInternship #ScubaDivers #Scuba #Diving #TenerifeDivecentre #DivingInTenerife #Divemasterintern #PADIPro #Tenerife #ScubaDiving

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PADI Instructor Development Course – Day 3 and 4

PADI Instructor Development Course – Day 3 and 4

Two great days of in water and classroom presentations from the candidates.

Two sessions in the pool completing skills presentations and a skills circuit and then the first of their knowledge development presentations in the classroom.

Meet Angie the Angel Shark!

In other news… We welcome yet another addition to the team.

Our very own Angel Shark Angie!

Another wonderful project and mascot for the IDC made by our Course Director Kim.

PADI Instructor Development Course – Day 2

PADI Instructor Development Course – Day 2

Theory and Standards Exams done and dusted!!!

The candidates also had their first Confined Water Teaching presentation in preparation for the first pool session.

Things are heating up 🔥🔥🔥

PADI Wreck and Deep Specialties

A trip to Tabaiba for some great dives and brilliant conditions doing PADI Specialties with Jake.

He can now safely dive wrecks and has increased his maximum depth limit to 40m!

Well done Jake!

Day Trip to Tabaiba

Amazing day up north doing PADI Wreck and Deep Specialties, as well as some PADI Divemaster Assessments, with PADI Instructor Jess, and the interns.

Brilliant conditions #paradise

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Divemaster Intern – Michelle

A warm welcome to Michelle who arrived today from #Australia via #England!

Great to have her here on a PADI Divemaster Internship, thanks for making the long journey to be with us.

An exciting few weeks ahead going from PADI Advanced Open Water all the way to #Pro status.

PAD IDC Candidate – Anoushka

Welcome back to Anoushka.

She completed her PADI Divemaster Internship with us last year and has returned for the upcoming PADI Instructor Development Course starting in a few short days!

First things first… Emergency First Response Instructor course.

PADI Sidemount Specialty

PADI Staff Instructor, Oli, teaching soon to be PADI Instrsuctor, Charlotte, Sidemount diving. The first step into Tec diving. Both had a brilliant dive, drilling safety skills and exercises in order to complete the PADI Sidemount Specialty.

#sidemount #scubadiving #diving #underwaterphotography #scuba #technicaldiving #sidemountdiving #underwater #diver #dive #ocean #photography #travel #gopro #scubadiver #sea #girlsthattechdive #uwphotography #paditv #underwaterphotographer #sidemountdiver #scubadiverslife #scubadive #padi #scubalife #travelphotography #techdiver #divingphoto #divingtrip #scubapro

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