Thailand – Australia – United Kingdom

TDI Intro to Tech Course – Completed

New technical course from TDI shows popularity in Thailand.

Koh Tao, Thailand

Big Blue Tech celebrates the graduation of Thijs Greven from his TDI Intro To Tech Course conducted over 2 days with 4 dives off the coast of Thailand on an island called Koh Tao taught by TDI Technical instructor Ash Dunn and assisted by Technical Instructor Candidate James Foleher. Thijs is a student traveling through Asia after a term in the Dutch Army.

TDI’s intro to tech course is designed to prepare divers for diving a double tank/cylinder configuration using proper equipment and techniques. In this class, students will be trained in the use of double tanks/cylinders and in the potential failure problems associated with them. The course includes a minimum of 6 hours of academics & land drills and a minimum of four in-water sessions.

Advice was given on kit set up and choices, and focuses on increasing proficiency with double tank configuration, through proper control of the buoyancy, trim, propulsion, teamwork and other TDI principles. Buoyancy, trim and ascent practice together with problem management and gas planning adds up to a worthwhile investment in training to use the new equipment.

Congratulations Tijs and we look forward to seeing you again for future training!


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