PADI

PADI® (Professional Association of Diving Instructors®) is the world’s leading diver training organization with more than 6,400 PADI Dive Centers and Resorts across 186 countries. PADI makes underwater exploration and adventure accessible to the public while maintaining the highest industry standards for diver training, safety, education and customer service. More than 133,000 passionate PADI Professionals remain dedicated to introducing new divers to the thrill of scuba diving and enhancing the skills of experienced divers. Issuing nearly one million consumer diver certifications annually, with 25 million certifications since inception, PADI is a global force for ocean conservation and preservation. With every diver certification issued, PADI creates a growing number of ocean ambassadors to help defend and preserve the marine environment for generations to come.

PADI Freediving Taps Expert Instructors to Deliver Top-Notch Apnea Training

PADI Freediving Taps Expert Instructors to Deliver Top-Notch Apnea Training

To Scuba and Back: PADI Freediver Brings Divers Full-Circle

PADI Freediver is helping scuba divers connect with the oceans like never before. Hear two stories, and paths taken, by Michael and Farron

Alison Teal: Worldly, Waterborn, and Now Part of the PADI Freediving Family

PADI Freediver has helped explorer and conservationist Alison Teal become a better freediver, surfer, and advocate for the world’s oceans

PADI Freediver – Explore a New World

We look at how taking the PADI Freediver course is your first step toward discovering why freediving is the way to explore beneath the waves.
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Latest Posts

Body Of Diver Andy Phillips Recovered

The body of Andy Phillips, a British dive professional who called Utila, Honduras home for nearly two decades, has been found.

DiveSoft Unveils SOLO Helium Analyzer

If you're a technical diver that uses nitrox and trimix mixtures, you may want to check out Czech company DiveSoft's new SOLO helium analyzer.

Fifteen Percent Of Ocean Floor Now Mapped

You know the old saying that we know more about the surface of the Earth's moon and planet Mars than the Earth's ocean floor? Well, the latter is slowly but surely getting mapped.

Poland’s Agnieszka Kalska Sets New AIDA Pool Freediving World Record

Poland's Agnieszka Kalska set a new AIDA Women's World Record this past weekend at the Polish Freediving Pool Championships.

5 Reasons You Should Go On A Freediving Liveaboard

Find out why a freediving liveaboard should be your next vacation destination