Month: July 2022

Confined water lessons that empower your students

Confined water lessons that empowers your students Empower your students During your confined water lessons, you should empower your students. What does this actually mean? Empower your students? Oh come on! This is a scuba lesson!  Not some sort of a spiritual retreat for self improvement! Huh! Empower them? Whatever next? Students need to listen, do …

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Confined water debriefings for confidence and self esteem

Confined water debriefings Create confidence and self esteem Confined water debriefings Confined water debriefings can create confidence and self esteem. Clever instructors not only install confidence, but also use the power of words to reinforce what the students have just learned. Most of all, instructors use the student’s sub-conscious mind to remedy problems. Confined water …

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Confined water briefings that create true ownership

Confined Water Briefings How to give ownership to your students Confined Water Briefings Confined Water briefings can create a powerful ownership of learning. PADI Instructors can help students truly engage in their own development when learning new skills. When instructors involve their students, and make  briefings interactive, powerful psychological benefits help learning. Students are more …

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Positive Coaching: The Scuba Instructor’s secret weapon

Positive Coaching: The PADI Instructor’s secret weapon Numerous studies show that positive coaching has a profound impact when it comes to learning new skills. When instructors take time to focus on their divers’ strengths and praise their successes, both large and small, it can boost  confidence and encourage them to keep striving for excellence.  Be …

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