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Andy Davis
Works at Scuba Tech Philippines
Attended Royal Air Force Cranwell
Lives in Makati
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Consultant Technical Diving Instructor
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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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Currently
Makati
Previously
Subic Bay - Semporna - Koh Tao - Derby - Kabul - Dubai - Derby - Bristol - Muscat - Belize City - Dakar - New York
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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.
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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Ten Tips On How to Prepare for Technical Diving Training By Andy Davis, ANDI and TecRec Instructor, Subic Bay, Philippines I teach a wide range of technical diving courses, including deep diving decompression, technical wreck penetration and advanced overhead environment sidemount training. Of all those diverse and challenging courses, the one I see students struggle [...]
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The ANDI Advanced Sidemount (Overhead) course trains qualified Full Cave or Technical Wreck divers in multi-stage & confined environment diving.
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Resources, articles and charts related to the topic of Philippines Shipwrecks, shipwreck salvage and underwater archeology. For Philippines shipwreck divers
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An analysis of wreck diving courses - what they should provide and what they actually qualify the scuba diver to undertake. How to evaluate wreck courses.
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Instructor Profile Andy Davis | Technical Diving Instructor | TecRec, ANDI, SSI & BSAC Instructor | Subic Bay | Sidemount Technical Wreck Specialist Courses
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Advanced Sidemount penetration through restrictions - just one of the challenging training areas covered by the ANDI Advanced Sidemount Course.
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Advanced sidemount technical wreck exploration of a Landing Ship Tank (LST) in Subic Bay, Philippines. Oct 2014 
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A series of 4 videos detailing the development of Subic Bay following the 1991 Mt Pinatubo eruption and departure of US Navy forces.
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More photos of the Showa L2D Tabby wreck in Subic Bay. Further ID research continues, but the 'Tabby' seems the best bet. Japanese WWII transporter....
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The Value of Progressive Scuba Training | 'Putting Another Dollar In'
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What is the value of progressive scuba training beyond open water level? How to identify the best course and instructor for your needs.

Scuba Buoyancy Masterclass 1of9 - Buoyancy Control for Scuba Divers -
scubatechphilippines.com

An article examining the need for effective scuba buoyancy control & how that may be developed in training & practice. By Andy Davis - Tec D

Technical Diving Skills - Valve Shutdown Drill Explained
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This article, published by DiveDIR, gives a clear illustration of an effective valve shutdown drill. Useful reference for technical diving.

New To Market: The FinnSub 'Fly Side' Sidemount BCD
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Introducing the FinnSub 'Fly Side' sidemount BCD, released in 2015. A triangle pattern wing which uses a metal backplate for weighting. 35lb

Kick-Start Your Diving Development in 2015 with Personalized Scuba Mento...
scubatechphilippines.com

Personalized scuba mentoring workshops for any diver, at any level with a world-class advanced diving instructor. Develop to your own indivi

Top Ten Wreck Diving Tips For Safer Penetration Dives
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Top Ten wreck diving tips by Andy Davis, Advanced Sidemount Technical Wreck diving instructor and deep shipwreck explorer. Subic Bay, Philip

Silt Out - Wreck Danger! A Video Demonstration of Wreck Hazards
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A graphic video showing what happens when divers silt out inside a wreck. Prepared to be shocked at the drastic and dangerous situation!

ANDI Advanced Sidemount (Overhead) Diver Course
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The ANDI Advanced Sidemount course is designed to develop qualified overhead environment (Full Cave and/or Technical Wreck) level divers in

Andy Davis | Sidemount Technical Wreck Diving Instructor | Philippines
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Instructor Profile Andy Davis | Technical Diving Instructor | TecRec, ANDI, SSI & BSAC Instructor | Subic Bay | Sidemount Technical Wreck Sp

Philippines Shipwreck, Salvage and Underwater Archaeology Resources
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Resources, articles and charts related to the topic of Philippines Shipwrecks, shipwreck salvage and underwater archeology. For Philippines

Scuba Diving Stress Management and Acute Panic Response
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Reducing diver stress and panic induced incidents in scuba diving. How can acute stress response be addressed within scuba diving training?

Advanced Sidemount Wreck Diving: Passing Extreme Restrictions
scubatechphilippines.com

One advanced sidemount wreck diving approach to the passage of extreme restrictions, via a feet-first entrance. Photos/Text. By Andy Davis

Advanced Sidemount in Action
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Advanced Sidemount penetration through restrictions - just one of the challenging training areas covered by the ANDI Advanced Sidemount Cour

How To Evaluate A Wreck Diving Course
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An analysis of wreck diving courses - what they should provide and what they actually qualify the scuba diver to undertake. How to evaluate

Shipwrecks and Submerged Worlds: Maritime Archaeology | Free Course
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Shipwrecks and Submerged Worlds is a FREE online 4-week maritime archaeology course offered by the University of Southampton in Oct 2014.

The Subic Bay Story
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A series of 4 videos detailing the development of Subic Bay following the 1991 Mt Pinatubo eruption and departure of US Navy forces.

Trim & Position | 5of9 | Scuba Buoyancy Masterclass
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An article examining the benefits of precision trim & position control for scuba divers. How to improve & practice your scuba diving trim. B

WWII Japanese Showa L2D Tabby aircraft wreck - Subic Bay, Philippines
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More photos of the Showa L2D Tabby wreck in Subic Bay. Further ID research continues, but the 'Tabby' seems the best bet. Japanese WWII tran

Subic Bay Dive Sites | Map and Descriptions | Wreck Diving
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An illustrated guide to Subic Bay dive sites - listing the wreck dives, scuba diving information & shipwreck histories. With maps. By Andy D