PADI ON TOUR in Jeddah

In mid-March the “PADI R14 – TEAM” composed by Tony Andrews (Territory Director) – Teo Brambilla and Ahmed Sayed (Regional Managers) – Amir Khalil (Regional Training Consultant) and Firas Jundi (Sales Consultant & Examiner) travelled to Saudi Arabia to hold a series of events aimed to meet and support PADI Members – PADI Dive Centers and boost the diving industry.

Here the busy agenda:

PADI Instructor Examination:

The tour started with the IE on the 9th of March where 35 candidates successfully became PADI Open Water Instructors.

Member Forum:

More than 150 PADI Members attended the exciting and informative journey through the new, cutting-edge educational tools that have been added to PADI’s digital library. Member Forum was also an excellent occasion to discuss the following topics: PADI Digital Products / My PADI Club /PADI Adaptive Technique Specialty / Risk Management /Project AWARE

Discover Scuba Diving Workshop:

Specifically designed for PADI Instructors interested in reviewing how to use the PADI DSD program as a tool to get people interested in scuba diving and consequently enrol in a PADI Open Water Course. It included a theatrical presentation and an in water workshop.

PADI Freediver Workshop:

Addressed to Freediver certified PADI Instructors and PADI Divemasters who wish to refresh their skills. PADI Instructors and PADI Divemasters who did not hold a freediving certification were encouraged to attend the workshop to develop their knowledge of the PADI Freediver Course.

Diving Social:

It was a great gathering where more than 100 people, including PADI professional members and PADI certified divers, came and met PADI staff and dove the beautiful house reef at Professional Zone Resort.

 

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