Friday, October 26, 2012

The October 2012 PADI IDC on Gili Air in Indonesia is half way

Time flies when you're having fun and that's definitely the case during this IDC at Oceans 5 on Gili Air, Indonesia. All 4 candidates are strong and s core high scores straight from the beginning on all levels and parts of this IDC.

PADI IDC Skill Circuit Gili Air, Indonesia, alternate air source

David and Dan during an alternate air source skill

We have an easy schedule since we started a few days early but it always helps if you have strong candidates in a group. It's also good to see them help each other out after hours with preparing their presentations.

PADI IDC Skill Circuit Gili Air, Indonesia, alternate air source

Florence during the regulator recovery skill

Between plenty of presentations by me, they also need to work on their own presentation for the classroom, confined and open water and to top it off, there are also theory exams lurking in the background and a general standards & procedures needs to be conquered as well.

PADI IDC Skill Circuit Gili Air, Indonesia, air depletion

Paden out of air, what's new?

Today we're tackling a classroom presentation and a confined water presentation by the candidates plus an 800 meter snorkel swim and classroom presentations by me. Tomorrow the 5 theory exams and the first open water dive are on the schedule.

PADI IDC Skill Circuit Gili Air, Indonesia, rescue exercise # 7

Rescue exercise # 7, unconscious diver at the surface, is a returning treat on each IDC

Come 1st and 2nd November, the PADI IE will sweep over the island and ideally we should have 4 new PADI instructor on the block! Keep tuned in to this channel or blog rather to get more updates on this IDC, the candidates' instructor level specialty training and the PADI IE.

PADI IDC Skill Circuit Gili Air, Indonesia, knowledge development

David during a classroom presentation

Come and join me during one of my future IDC programs, you still have two options this year, 20th November I start an IDC on Malapascua in the Philippines with PADI 5* IDC center Sea Explorers and the last IDC of this year is scheduled to start 4th December in Khao Lak, Thailand with PADI 5* IDC Center Seadragon.
Next year we kick off with IDC programs in January 2013 on Koh Lanta and Koh Phangan both in Thailand and Malapascua in the Philippines. Look for my 2013 schedule here.

See you there!

Camille

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