Learning to Dive

How to master your dive skills with top tips from the experts
Meet Laura Hudson – the UK’s first PADI Mermaid Instructor Trainer

Meet Laura Hudson – the UK’s first PADI Mermaid Instructor Trainer

An interview Laura Hudson – aka Mermaid Twinkle – a professional mermaid and the UK’s first PADI Mermaid Instructor Trainer.
International Women’s Day: inspirational PADI women

International Women’s Day: inspirational PADI women

ByDIVE StaffMar 8, 2022
For International Women’s Day 2022, PADI is celebrating eight women who have turned their passion into a life’s mission to save the ocean
Deptherapy’s rehabilitation programme proven effective

Deptherapy’s rehabilitation programme proven effective

A new study confirms the effectiveness of Deptherapy’s programme of rehabilitating wounded veterans through scuba diving and peer support
10-Minute diving skills: weighing in

10-Minute diving skills: weighing in

Mark ‘Crowley’ Russell explains the important difference between weight and mass and how it impacts on your diving
Review | The Fundamentals of Better Diving

Review | The Fundamentals of Better Diving

ByDIVE ContributorsDec 17, 2021
Roz Lunn reviews the updated and revised Global Underwater Explorers manual The Fundamental of Better Diving
Why refreshers are essential after a break from diving

Why refreshers are essential after a break from diving

Time out of the water makes dives skills a little rusty and in need of a tune-up, which is where scuba diving refreshers become essential
Top tips for drift diving

Top tips for drift diving

Drift diving can seem as if you are flying over the reef Drift diving is, for many divers, their favourite form…

Why excess weight can be dangerous for divers

Why excess weight can be dangerous for divers

Some divers believe that extra weight keeps them safe by preventing them from floating to the surface – but the exact opposite is true, and excess weight can be dangerous for divers.
10-minute skills – underwater navigation

10-minute skills – underwater navigation

Underwater navigation sometimes causes scuba divers to get so fixated on their compasses that they have no idea where they’re going…
Top tips for improving your buoyancy control

Top tips for improving your buoyancy control

Buoyancy control is the most important aspect of learning to dive – former full-time instructor Mark ‘Crowley’ Russell gives us some pointers
PADI launches new Mermaid certification programme

PADI launches new Mermaid certification programme

ByDIVE StaffDec 18, 2020
PADI has launched a Mermaid training course, designed ‘to give water-enthusiasts an additional means to explore their underwater passion.’
PADI drops plastic for new ‘eCard’ certifications

PADI drops plastic for new ‘eCard’ certifications

PADI announces that new scuba diving certifications will be issued as eCards in its smartphone app instead of the traditional plastic cards
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