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Understanding PADI IDC Physics Exam – Tips

This blog is complimenting our first physics blog Strategies to Help You Through PADI IDC Physics Exam. Here you will find some basic explanations of some of the physics topics you will face when you are doing your physics exam at your PADI Instructor Examinations. As you will see, some of tips are very simplified. Some physic equations can be quite complex. We have tried to simplify it for the ease of learning. Because PADI only needs a basic understanding of physics then the simple approach should be enough to get you through. Water has weight and weight has pressure. With water, this pressure can push up or push down. [...]

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Strategies to Help You Through PADI IDC Physics Exam

In all the years I have been involved in IDCs, the Physics exam is by far the most common “stress causer” that effects IDC candidates. Sadly often, it is the mere thought of doing Physics, even just the word that deters some candidates more so than their ability to answer the question. Often, when getting a question wrong the candidate will reply, “ I knew that, I don’t know why I didn’t do it”. A candidate could do that multiple times on an exam. The more times a student does that the more pressure builds for the next exam. The good news is that PADI does not expect you to be a physics professor. They just want you to [...]

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How to do a PADI IDC Rescue #7 – Unconscious Diver at the Surface

PADI place a lot of emphasis on the skill Unconscious Diver at the Surface or what is commonly known as Rescue #7. It is a skill that you had to do in your PADI Rescue Course, your PADI Divemaster Course, at you Instructor Examination and if you go on to be a PADI Course Director you will have to do it at your CDTC. There can be slight variations on how the skill is performed. In real life, adjustments could have to be made depending on weather and wave height. There could be adjustments made because of the size/weight of the victim and the rescuer, particularly if you have a small rescuer and large victim. However, there are four [...]

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Aussie Divers Phuket – Extended Instructor Development Training

The PADI Instructor Development Course can be a full on and sometimes challenging and stressful course. There is quite a bit to get through, there is new information and new tasks and each day is jammed with things to do and learn. What we are offering now is some extra time spent with our professional dive time tailored to your needs. You can use this time to do a number of different things. Skill practice , theory practice, course assistance or just to do the IDC at a much more relaxed place. Your bread and butter course when you become a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor is the PADI Open Water Course. The open water [...]

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Divemaster Flashback #1 – Thomas Wetteland Kristiansen

Thomas was from Skjeburg in Norway. He did his PADI Divemaster course with Aussie Divers Phuket way back in 2013. He was Aussie Divers Phuket first ever Divemaster Trainee. He was originally here for a bartenders course, walked into Aussie Divers Phuket to book a day trip dive and left Phuket as a PADI Open Water Instructor. Thomas possessed excellent underwater buoyancy and score very high in both his exams and skill circuit. He completed his PADI Instructor Development Course with ease and again score highly in all areas. He also possessed excellent social and customer service skills and was a loved and respected member [...]

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Tips on the IDC Confined Water / Open Presentations

There are two in water components of you PADI Instructor Examination. They will be 1: a single skill confined water presentation conducted in a swimming pool and 2: one open water presentation containing two different skills and this will be conducted in open water. In confined water (pool) will teach a group (other I.E Candidates) how to do a skill from the confined water section of the PADI Open Water Course. PADI make this presentation quite easy for you as you will be provided with a preparation slate in your PADI IDC slate pack. You will hear these words frequently during your IDC, follow the slate and read the slate. [...]

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Tips on the IDC Classroom Presentation

During the you Instructor development course and at the Instructor Examination you will be required to do a Classroom Presentation. You will need to pass this presentation in order to become an PADI Instructor. You will be giving the question at the start of your PADI Instructor Examination. Your presentation topic will be an incorrect knowledge review. Most of these are from the PADI Open Water, Rescue and Divemaster courses. However you can get questions from the Advanced Open Water Course, Project Aware courses and the Peak Performance Buoyancy course. By and large, the presentation is not overly difficult. Once you get your h [...]

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The Best Instructor Development Center In Thailand

Here at Aussie Divers IDC Phuket we do not worry about the number of divers or IDC candidates we have, we worry exclusively about the quality of your education, be it one person or many, you'll never feel abandoned or bored when training, working or diving with us. Maintaining relationships before during and after any courses done with us is what Aussie Divers is all about. To help manage such a huge base of divers & industry professionals we built this diver network, connecting on every social media platform we can think of coupled with extremely helpful blog articles, to keep you engaged & to keep you engaged with us for the entirety of your diving career!