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Andy Davis
Works at Scuba Tech Philippines
Attended Royal Air Force Cranwell
Lives in Subic Bay
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Education
  • Royal Air Force Cranwell
    Leadership and Management, 1999 - 2000
  • Bristol Management Centre
    Project Management, 2006 - 2006
  • University of Wolverhampton
    Politics, 1993 - 1996
  • Defence Academy Shrivenham
    Advanced Leadership, 2004 - 2004
  • Professional Association of Diving Instructors
    Dive Leadership/Instruction, 2004 - 2008
  • Scuba Schools International
    Dive Leadership/Instruction, 2007 - 2008
  • British Sub-Aqua Club
    Dive Leadership/Instruction, 2003 - 2003
  • British Association of Fitness Instructors
    Fitness and Exercise, 2002 - 2002
  • Chartered Management Institute
    Management, 2004 - 2004
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel Development
    Human Resources, 2000 - 2000
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Passionate scuba educator and sidemount technical wreck diving fanatic working in Subic Bay, Philippines. PADI, TecRec, ANDI, SSI and BSAC qualified instructor. Former RAF officer.
Introduction
Passionate scuba educator, with working experience in the UK and several SE Asia countries. Loves technical wreck diving and underwater macro photography. A wanderlust traveller.  Highly motivated about marine conservation, especially shark protection and education. Former RAF Officer with operational experience in Afghanistan and Iraq. 
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PADI TecRec, ANDI, SSI, and BSAC Scuba Instructor. Sidemount Technical Wreck Specialist. Former RAF Officer.
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Occupation
Consultant Technical Diving Instructor
Skills
Training, Management, Operations, Human Resources, Civil-Military Cooperation, Wreck Diving, Technical Diving, Sidemount Diving, Project Management, SEO, Website Design, Writing,
Employment
  • Scuba Tech Philippines
    Consultant Technical Diving Instructor, 2010 - present
  • Supreme Group
    HR Operations Manager (Afghanistan), 2009 - 2010
  • PADI Scuba Instructor
    Master Scuba Diver Trainer, 2007 - 2009
  • Joint CIMIC Group
    Officer, 2005 - 2007
  • Royal Air Force
    Officer, 1999 - 2005
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Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Subic Bay
Previously
Makati - Subic Bay - Semporna - Koh Tao - Derby - Kabul - Dubai - Derby - Bristol - Muscat - Belize City - Dakar - New York

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8 expert tips to help prevent costly mistakes when shopping for scuba equipment. Don't make noobie mistakes that leave you with kit you'll regret over time.
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My list of the top 5 most popular hybrid sidemount systems. Sidemount systems that can be easily converted to backmount singles or doubles configuration.
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Examining the human factors influencing diver perceptions of susceptibility to nitrogen narcosis. How autonomic skill development aids narcosis awareness.
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An overview of high pressure nervous syndrome | HPNS | Hyperbaric deep diving malady | Causes, symptoms, treatment | By Andy Davis
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An explanation of the two schools of sidemount diving design heritage; the British / Mexico Cave school and the American / Florida Cave school by Andy Davis
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How you feel when you start technical diving training...
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Technical diving courses are a demanding challenge. These tips help recreational divers develop the fundamental foundations necessary to achieve success.
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My sidemount - technical - wreck diving store on Amazon. The top picks of specialized diving equipment as recommended on my exclusive tech diving courses.
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Perspective on the future of scuba world depth records; the issue of human versus scientific & technological limitations on diving depth. By Andy Davis
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My perspectives on the announcement of a world scuba depth record by Wael Omar in 2016
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Negative habitual behavior results from flawed scuba diving skills training. Teaching divers in a kneeling or vertical position ingrains bad trim control.
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Insights into advanced wreck diving via the Technical Wreck course.The philosophies and approaches to training elite level wreck divers. By Andy Davis
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Buying Scuba Equipment - Avoiding Noobie Mistakes
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8 expert tips to help prevent costly mistakes when shopping for scuba equipment. Don't make noobie mistakes that leave you with kit you'll r

Sidemount Technical Wreck Diving Store
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My sidemount - technical - wreck diving store on Amazon. The top picks of specialized diving equipment as recommended on my exclusive tech d

Nitrogen Narcosis - The Human Factors
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Examining the human factors influencing diver perceptions of susceptibility to nitrogen narcosis. How autonomic skill development aids narco

Deep Diving Maladies - Compression Arthralgia
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An overview of compression arthralgia | Hyperbaric deep diving malady| Compression arthralgia causes, symptoms, treatment | By Andy Davis

Scuba Diving Skills On the Knees - Bad Habitual Response Conditioning
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Negative habitual behavior results from flawed scuba diving skills training. Teaching divers in a kneeling or vertical position ingrains bad

Subclinical DCS, Decompression Stress and Post-Dive Fatigue
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Sub-clinical DCS, decompression stress and post-dive fatigue. The impact of microbubbles on diver vitality and health.

Technical Diving Meme
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How you feel when you start technical diving training...

Explaining the Technical Wreck Course - Approaches To Advanced Wreck Diving
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Insights into advanced wreck diving via the Technical Wreck course.The philosophies and approaches to training elite level wreck divers. By

A Technical Wreck Instructor's Tips - Best Wreck Diving Equipment
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Top ten list of wreck diving equipment favorites by technical wreck diving instructor Andy Davis. Preferrred kit that keeps me safe deep ins

PADI & TecRec Technical Diving Courses - Subic Bay, Philippines
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The most comprehensive, world-class PADI and TecRec courses available in the Philippines. Sidemount, Technical and Wreck specialist. All spe

Sheck Exley's Razor - The Nature of Limits
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A re-published article discussing Sheck Exley's 'Razor' and the consideration of limits for overhead environment and technical divers.

The Secret To Improving Your Air Consumption For Scuba Diving
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The secret to improving your scuba diving air consumption explained. Top tips for beginner divers by Andy Davis - sidemount technical wreck

New Release - SoprasSub Tek Sidemount
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New 'Tek' sidemount rig revealed by SoprasSub at the Dussledorf show. Kevlar material & a modular, one-piece harness,

Technical Wreck Diving - Passing Tight Restrictions In Sidemount
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A short video clip showing my technical wreck student putting training into practice when negotiating a tight restriction on a penetration o

A Predictable Strategy for Air Sharing Emergencies
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Don't get gas mugged - The role of situational awareness in predicting and avoiding stressful air sharing emergencies in scuba diving. By An

Torch Review: Tovatec Sports Tec ST2000
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Equipment review of the Tovatec Sports Tec ST2000 torch - a competent and economical little LED torch that can function well for rec and lim

Technical Wreck Penetration - A Question Of Experience
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Technical Wreck Penetration – A Question Of Experience by Andy Davis I often get asked how many dives should a technical wreck diver have be

Hazardous Marine Life - The 'Demon Stinger' - Video and Info
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Some short footage and information about the 'Demon Stinger'. A very poisonous, stinging, bottom-dwelling tropical fish. Scuba divers BEWARE

DCS and the Immune Response | The Complement System and Diving
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The Complement System and Diving by Dr. Ernest Campbell. An introduction into the role of the immune system in ub-clinical DCS / decompressi

Decompression Theory | Links and Resources | Technical Scuba Diving
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Links, articles and resources for further reading on the subject of decompression theory for technical scuba diving. What you need to know.