Monthly Archives: May 2013

IDC Candidates Involved Again in Net Removal

This is probably is a new record for us although we are not happy about it. The Downbelow team of staff and pro interns removed yet another illegal fishing net found within our beloved Tunku Abdul Rahman Park. This is … Continue reading

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Additional PADI IDC in Sabah Borneo Asia – Date Announcement

Great News ! – we have scheduled an additional PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) & Instructor Exam (IE) for 2013 ! Our PADI IDC with be conducted from 11th – 26th July with the IE on 27th & 28th July … Continue reading

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Asia PADI IDC Has Officially Started

The latest PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) Asia has officially started last weekend with classroom sessions held at our head office in KK Times Square, Sabah. Our candidates for this round are Vui How, Francis, Holly, Beth, Mike, Charlie & … Continue reading

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Good Experience for PADI IDC Candidates in Borneo

The real benefit for our interns based in our PADI 5 Star IDC dive centre is that not only will they gain a huge wealth of experieince they will also see first hand how to run and schedule a busy … Continue reading

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Asia IDC Interns In Another Conservation Activity

It seems there is no stopping PADI Platinum Course Director Richard Swann and his team of professional-level interns from cleaning up the ocean these past few days. Barely a week after removing an illegal-net from the waters of Tunku Abdul … Continue reading

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Asia PADI IDC Candidates Start Their Free Prep Lessons

Downbelow’s current group of PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) candidates have started their course preparation presentations conducted at Downbelow’s KK Times Square office. The presentations were given by Downbelow’s highly experienced and qualified PADI Go-Pro instructor team led by PADI … Continue reading

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PADI IDC Asia Candidate Eager to Learn

Our May 2013 PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) candidate and also Downbelow’s boat captain Mel is enjoying his educational journey with Downbelow. He is seen here discussing physics with PADI Staff Instructor Paul Jones while on a boat on the … Continue reading

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PADI IDC Interns Gained Net Removal Experience in Borneo

As we approach the month of May when our next PADI IDC is to be held, our pro interns gained a rare but priceless experience as they join the Downbelow staff to remove an illegally dumped fishing net on the … Continue reading

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