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Surface Marker Buoy 101 – All You Need to Know

by DiveSSI - 3rd May 2021
There are two types of surface marker buoy that are commonly used by divers, surface marker buoys (SMBs) and delayed…
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Become an SSI Ambassador – Back to Water Campaign

by DiveSSI - 1st May 2021
Diving is great fun, but like anything, it takes practice and experience! Due to the current circumstances, many divers have…
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How to Overcome Diving Panic and Anxiety – Pt II

by DiveSSI - 27th April 2021
In Part II of our diving panic and anxiety series, we look at more great ways to overcome your dive nerves.…
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Maldives Government is NOT Lifting the Shark Fishing Ban.

by DiveSSI - 21st April 2021
A Ministry of Fisheries media statement was released by the Maldives government on 20th April 2021, confirming their shark fishing…
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Earth Day – Help 1 Billion People Restore Our Earth

by DiveSSI - 19th April 2021
The founders of Earth Day are on a mission to empower and expand the global environmental movement – starting with you!…
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The Ultimate Guide To Being An Eco-Diver

by DiveSSI - 15th April 2021
Every diver cares about the environment in some way - a bold yet true statement! No matter what got you…
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SSI Decompression Diving – All You Need To Know

by DiveSSI - 14th April 2021
SSI launches a new Decompression Diving Specialty for recreational divers to get a taste of what decompression diving is like, without…
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Deco Diving 101 – Stage Bottle Rigging

by DiveSSI - 13th April 2021
In this blog, we look at the components of stage bottle rigging and how to set up a stage bottle…
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How to overcome diver panic and anxiety – Part I

by DiveSSI - 10th April 2021
Scuba diving is one of the greatest adventures of your life, but it can quickly be ruined by dive anxiety…
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Impressive NEW Dive SSI Website Launched.

by DiveSSI - 8th April 2021
Over the last four months, we have been hard at work, redesigning the Dive SSI website to make it more user-friendly for…
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NEW SSI Dive Podcast – Dive Around the World

by DiveSSI - 6th April 2021
SSI, the world’s largest professional dive business-based training agency, has launched an exciting new dive podcast “Dive Around the World”. SSI dive…
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Maldives considering legalizing shark fishing

by DiveSSI - 31st March 2021
The Maldives government is in discussions to legalize shark fishing in a bid to boost their struggling economy. The Maldives…
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The 8 best SSI lifeguard programs for 2021

by DiveSSI - 30th March 2021
If you want to save lives and learn exciting new skills including problem solving and teamwork, become a professional lifeguard.…
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Western Australia proposes new shark cull

by DiveSSI - 25th March 2021
The Western Australia government has proposed a new shark cull in response to fishers concerns about their loss of catches…
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Love shark diving? Dive South Africa’s Western Cape

by DiveSSI - 22nd March 2021
If you are a fan of marine megafauna and sharks, diving in the Western Cape is for you. Located on…
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Tips and Tricks to Enjoy Cold Water Diving

by DiveSSI - 18th March 2021
Many areas are starting to lift their stay-at-home orders but travel is still widely restricted. If any good has come of this…
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Deco Diving: Which Buoyancy Compensator is Best?

by DiveSSI - 16th March 2021
The equipment you choose has a significant impact on your performance and comfort when you go decompression diving. The right…
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Get Inspired by Trash Waste Solutions

by DiveSSI - 11th March 2021
Trash Waste Solutions is a young, small non-profit organization founded in 2019 by a group of divers concerned about the…
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5 Ways to Increase Your Freediving Breath-Hold

by DiveSSI - 9th March 2021
Freediving is an addictive sport that improves physical fitness and mental strength and takes you on an incredible journey of…
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SSI Partners with Lifeguard Academy Maldives

by DiveSSI - 4th March 2021
Scuba Schools International partners with Lifeguard Academy Maldives to provide Lifeguard training programs for tourists and local facilities. Since 2018, Scuba…
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Dive Panic: Why it Happens and How to Prevent it.

by DiveSSI - 18th February 2021
I am not a detective and I do not want to suggest what has been the cause of historical and…
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Free SSI Marine Ecology Digital Kit

by DiveSSI - 16th February 2021
SSI offers free SSI Marine Ecology digital kits. Based on the fact that a lot of countries are either once…
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Emperor Divers – New Covid Diver Hero Initiative

by DiveSSI - 16th February 2021
Do you know a diver who has been heroic this past year? Emperor Divers know that, worldwide, people have had…
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6 Reasons You Should Become a Master Diver

by DiveSSI - 11th February 2021
Earning the rating of SSI Master Diver is the pinnacle of recreational scuba diving. It makes you a better, safer…
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New SSI GIF Stickers for Instagram Stories

by DiveSSI - 4th February 2021
Are you ready to up your social media game? SSI is excited to announce the introduction of their animated GIF…
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Top 10 Red Sea Dive Sites for XR Divers

by DiveSSI - 1st February 2021
The Red Sea is a classic dive destination with warm waters and vibrant reefs that attract divers from around the…
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SSI & Mares Extend their “Safer Than Home” Campaign

by DiveSSI - 28th January 2021
Last fall two giants in the dive industry, leading gear manufacturer Mares and the world’s largest business-based training agency SSI,…
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Go Beyond – Extended Range Sidemount Diving

by DiveSSI - 11th January 2021
SSI has long had a Recreational Sidemount Diving specialty program available, but it is only in recent years that the Extended Range…
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Diving in Cozumel with Schools of Eagle Rays.

by DiveSSI - 21st December 2020
One of the more common questions divers ask when looking at their next dive destination is, “What is the best…
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Family Diving – 8 Great Destinations To Visit

by DiveSSI - 17th December 2020
Little compares to the feeling you get when you introduce your child to the wonders of the underwater world for…
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Start Rebreather Diving Today – SSI SCR Diving.

by DiveSSI - 9th December 2020
Curious about rebreather diving but unsure know where to start? Dive into the world of rebreathers with this entry-level rebreather diving…
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How To Make Dive Travel Fit Your Budget

by DiveSSI - 26th November 2020
If a diver's first love is the underwater world, then their second is travel. Most divers dream of far off,…
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Mares XR Backplate

by DiveSSI - 19th November 2020
Assembly Guide Mares Backplate Divers’ who have purchased their twinset total diving system which includes a backplate and a harness…
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10 Ways to Increase Your Child’s Diving Safety

by DiveSSI - 19th November 2020
Diving as a family is one of the most rewarding activities for any avid diver. Not only does scuba diving…
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10 Ways Learning to Swim Can Change Your Life

by DiveSSI - 9th November 2020
Swimming is one of the best forms of physical exercise and offers countless benefits for mind, body and soul. It…
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New MySSI App Features

by DiveSSI - 3rd November 2020
The MySSI App is the most comprehensive tool for divers today and has everything related to scuba diving, Extended Range,…
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Hone Your Skills – SSI Extended Range Foundations

by DiveSSI - 3rd November 2020
The SSI Extended Range Foundations program offers divers a unique opportunity to hone their dive skills during focussed confined water…
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6 Reasons to Join an SSI Mermaid Training Program

by DiveSSI - 29th October 2020
Mermaids are the things of legends, mysticism, and beauty. Every little girl grows up dreaming of becoming a mermaid, and…
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SSI & Mares Launch “Safer Than Home” Dive Equipment Campaign

by DiveSSI - 15th October 2020
The "Safer Than Home" dive equipment campaign aims to put your dive customers back in the water where they belong.…
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What is SSI XR Diving? The Real Story.

by DiveSSI - 9th October 2020
SSI XR training programs offer an exciting pathway for all divers to extend their range of skills and knowledge and…
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50 Years of Diving Excellence with Aquatic Sports

by DiveSSI - 8th October 2020
Aquatic Sports Has Been with SSI Since the Beginning. As SSI celebrates its 50th Anniversary, we also celebrate the relationships…
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We Want You! Updated Scuba Diving Jobs Page.

by DiveSSI - 2nd October 2020
Discover the updated SSI scuba diving jobs page. SSI is strongly supporting the creation of new SSI Professionals with the…
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Scuba Schools International celebrates 50 years

by DiveSSI - 1st October 2020
SSI, Scuba Schools International, turns 50 years old in 2020. To celebrate this special anniversary, SSI has great things planned…
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How to Switch Your Diving Gas Safely

by DiveSSI - 17th September 2020
The gas switch is one of the most hazardous parts of any extended range dive. It is a procedure conducted…
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‘Where are the best dive sites near me?’

by DiveSSI - 2nd September 2020
On our innovative travel website, MyDiveGuide, we highlight the best local dive sites from countries around the world. Finally, you can answer…
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MySSI App – Change of Training Center Affiliation

by DiveSSI - 26th August 2020
With the latest version of the MySSI app, it is now possible for every user and professional to edit, change,…
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Updated SSI Classified Diving Program

by DiveSSI - 26th August 2020
SSI is excited to announce that it has updated the entire Classified Diving Program. These updates include new standards, a…
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WE WANT YOU – Free SSI Crossover Kit

by DiveSSI - 20th August 2020
SSI, the world’s largest professional dive business-based training agency, has launched the “We want you” promotion - a sponsored Professional…