Category: EFR courses

Goodbye to 2008

It’s time to look back to this year! It has been a good year and this is a good time to reflect on it. If you’re into to number crunching, read on; On the teaching front, I conducted 8 IDC‘s with 31 candidates out of which all passed except for one who I advised not […]

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EFR Instructor course and Specialty Instructor training during December 2008

EFR Instructor course and Specialty Instructor training during December 2008 Not so surprisingly, if you have been following this blog, this training was undergone by Steven and Mike. After the completion of the IE and the subsequent visit to Chaweng afterwards, we had a day off to recover from the party activities, which was well […]

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EFR Course for the Imperial Group on Samui

EFR Course for the Imperial Group on Samui It was already over two years that I taught an EFR course for staff of the Imperial Boathouse in Choengmon, so it was time for a refresher.After some talking it was decided by the Imperial Group’s local managers to have combined staff of their two local resorts […]

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EFR Instructor course November 08 version

EFR Instructor course November 08 version After a great IE party last Thursday, to celebrate Patrick’s, Chris’ and Brian’s entrance into the world of PADI Instructors, we enjoyed a well deserved day off yesterday, but today it was back to courses again and the EFRI was on the agenda. Before we kick off though, here’s […]

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New EFR Instructors on Koh Samui

New EFR Instructors on Koh Samui Maurice, Xavier and Tom completed their EFRI course, just the after they completed their IDC.We’re waiting to join the PADI IE on Koh Tao, starting tomorrow the 14th October, so we scheduled this EFRI course before we go over to Koh Tao. Here’s Tom in action by getting Maurice […]

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The October IDC 2008 has been completed

The October IDC 2008 has been completed Although today was rather interesting and we had two attempts at the Open Water dive! Last night the weather changed on Koh Samui and now for approximately 6 months the wind will blow in towards Chaweng Beach. Today was a bad day with some serious surf as we […]

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Various Instructor Specialties and EFR Instructor under way in August 2008

Various Instructor Specialties and EFR Instructor under way in August 2008 The last week Rob and me have been really busy with Instructor Specialty training. We started out with the Underwater Navigation and Search & Recovery Specialties on Chaweng Beach to be followed by another Beach dive for the Night Dive Instructor Specialty. The above […]

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EFRI and DAN Oxygen Provider and PADI O2 Instructor courses

EFRI and DAN Oxygen Provider and PADI O2 Instructor courses The last couple of days Specialty Training has started again. A recurring event after the PADI IE. Steve and Richard kicked off with the EFRI course. Richard is working on Little Annie, the manikin, with an AED or Automated External Defibrillator. Steve is trying to […]

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Specialties are under way

Specialties are under way Mainly with Steve, who can be seen in action with Little Annie on the picture below, but also Saori and Junko completed the EFRI course. The EFRI course was completed yesterday and today we were off to Chaweng beach for the Search & Recovery– and Night Dive Instructor Specialty, just Steve […]

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EFR Instructor course April 08

EFR Instructor Course April 08 Was one on one teaching for Ulrike. This morning at 9 am we met at the classroom of the local recompression chamber and we started the EFRI course.After a theoretical morning, we went on with some hands on teaching after lunch and got Little Anne and Baby Anne to work. […]

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