I had a lovely weekend in Oxford and really enjoyed teaching the students and teachers of Rye St. Antony, a lovely private school based in Oxford. They asked us to complete the PADI open water referral for them so that when they went to Honduras on the summer school trip they had the ‘boring’ part of the PADI course already completed.
Saturday 14th April 2018
Mark, our instructor, started the course off by doing some basic theory in one of the classrooms. While he was doing that myself and Scuba Paul, the other instructor were busy placing all of the dive kit by the side of the schools’ outdoor heated pool.
After successfully completing the first knowledge reviews and quizzes the students came down to pool where we showed them how to set up their equipment. It wasn’t long before they were jumping in the pool and started the process of learning to dive. The pool was heated to a balmy 31 degrees and the sun shone for the entire duration of the confined water session....