Welcome to IDC Koh Tao’s Pro level Scuba Diving blog
Award Winning PADI Course Director Matt Bolton’s blog is for pro level diver and industry information. You can also check out the Black Turtle Dive’s blog for additional Koh Tao news.
As an aspiring dive professional, you will find information here to help you on your journey. If you require more specific pro level course details, please use the contact page and provide full details in the comments box.
Imagine you do something that sets you apart from everyone else! Imagine being able to offer something that no one else can. I am currently sitting with Khaliun Batsaikhan who is officially now the first Mongolian PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor. Khaliun came to us...
During my 15 years as PADI Course Director and General Manager at Crystal Dive Koh Tao we have trained over 1600 Divemasters and I am proud to say that over 60% have chosen to continue their professional scuba diving education and take their Instructor Development...
So you are considering turning your passion into a dream career and pursuing a future as a professional diving instructor. What then are the most important factors to consider when it comes to your training? Of course I get asked this question a lot! And with good...
Best PADI Divemaster Course Koh Tao PADI Course Director Matt Bolton answers the most common questions about the meaning and role of a PADI Divemaster. One of the most common questions asked when people learn I am a PADI Course Director is ‘How do I become a...
I was sitting having a coffee with one of our Rescue Diver students over the recent Instructor Examination that was held here on Koh Tao. A close friend of hers was actually on that IE, inspired by the feedback she had received about the IDC, and buoyed by the thought...
The day after an IE always has a Sunday feeling about it and I enjoy hiding away from the world in my office catching up on e-mails. Last month whilst most of Koh Tao’s newly certified OWSI’s where either nursing a well-earned hangover or merely enjoying the first day...
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