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Fear and the Art of Rescue Diving

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I’m here at oceans Unlimited working towards a Divemaster certification, but in order to accomplish that, it was first necessary for me to be certified as an Emergency First Responder and a Rescue Diver. The EFR course worried me not at all; I have had the Red Cross first aid/CPR class more than once, and this was no real challenge. …

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My Coco island Diary – Instructor Internship part 3

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Hola All! I can’t believe I only have 9 more days to go on the Island! The last week has been pretty mellow in terms of work and diving. Staff and volunteers continuously cycle in and out, and right now they’re are only about 10 people on the island, so there’s a bit more relaxing then working going on at …

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My Coco Island Diary – diving in paradise

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Hello all! My name is Troy and I am a dive instructor currently working with Oceans Unlimited in Quepos, Costa Rica. I was lucky enough to snag a 1 month volunteering gig on the amazing Coco’s island, an opportunity the shop offers to its instructors particularly interested in marine conservation and research. I have been on the island for 8 …

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My PADI IDC Diary days 5 – 11

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  The IDC is finished, and we leave for playa del coco in just a couple of hours. The last week of the course was just as challenging as the first, but we had more tools and experience to handle those challenges. Day 6 was a classroom Day, with lectures on the rescue and dive master courses, followed by our …