Category: Malapascua

PADI IDC on Malapascua, Philippines for February 2019 is in full swing

PADI IDC on Malapascua, Philippines for February 2019 is in full swing The PADI IDC on Malapascua, Philippines for February 2019 in full swing. In conjunction with PADI 5* IDDR Center ‘Thresher Cove Resort’ on Malapascua. Indeed, we’re already on day 5! It’s been very busy with seven candidates and two staff. Long but very interesting […]

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PADI Individual member of the month October 2018

PADI Individual member of the month October 2018 Last month I received the ‘PADI Individual member of the month October 2018’ award from PADI. Thanks to all my candidates, dive centers and PADI! Everybody I work with in Khao Lak, Phuket, Koh Lanta in Thailand and Moalboal and Malapascua in the Philippines, thanks a lot! Without […]

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Shark Guardian educational seminars in the Philippines, March 2015

During my recent visit in the Philippines, I could combine my visit with some Shark Guardian educational seminars in the Philippines, March 2015. This trip saw me for these three locations and seminars as a Shark Guardian Leader, sharing knowledge and awareness about sharks. One seminars was on Malapascua and two were in Moalboal. It was […]

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Shark Guardian presentation on Malapascua in the Philippines

A Shark Guardian presentation on Malapascua in the Philippines is coming and well Thursday 5th March at the Exotic Sports Bar which can be found above Exotic Dive Center. It’s free and all are welcome with the presentation beginning at 6pm. The presenter of this Shark Guardian presentation on Malapascua in the Philippines will be myself, and […]

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A trip down memory lane on Koh Lanta

During the current PADI IDC on Koh Lanta, I kept bumping into former IDC candidates, which is a nice experience. Jackie from the Malapascua IDC January 2011 in the Philippines The first one to meet was Jackie, who participated in my first ever PADI IDC on Malapascua. Via Facebook we found out that we both would […]

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Transforming lives by becoming a PADI dive instructor

It’s not only about transforming the lives of others that you teach, but also your own live. My live has been seriously transformed when I became a diver, even more when I became an instructor and was able to come out to Thailand and live here and it transformed again when I became a PADI […]

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Sea Explorers PADI IDC moved from Malapascua to Dauin

Due to the impact and damage done by the recent typhoon Haiyan / Yolanda on PADI 5* IDC Center Sea Explorers on Malapascua in the Philippines, the December 2013 and January 2014 PADI IDC’s scheduled for Malapascua have been relocated to Sea Explorers’ PADI CDC Center in Dauin. Photo courtesy of Sven Zenker By doing […]

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Typhoon Haiyan rages over Malapascua island and wreaks havoc

The typhoon Haiyan / Yolanda that raged over the Philippines also devastated Malapascua island. First accounts mention that 90% of buildings on the island have been wiped out, the good news is that very recent reports have come through stating that no one on the island has been in need of medical help. Due to […]

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100 PADI certifications issued in 2012

Just received this certificate from PADI that I issued last year over 100 diver certifications. A slow year for my doing but nonetheless a good achievement, looking at the competition I’m facing! The certificate I received from PADI It’s time to sign up for YOUR PADI IDC! The next one is starting 3rd October on […]

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