Thursday, November 30, 2023

DIWA Adopts STEPDive Into Its Youth Training Program


DIWA has announced the expansion of its youth training program, with the incorporation of STEPDive into its offerings.

STEPDive aims to engage with young children and get them interested in the ocean and diving at an early age.

With the program, kids can start on-land training at the age of six, where they can learn hand signals, breathing, and regulator use. At the age of eight, they can begin their in-water training, using slow progressive and safety-conscious steps.

STEPDive is a new product (patent pending) that allows divers to explore underwater while limiting depth. The system enables divers to develop a strong foundation of skills, without being overburdened by the weight of a BCD and tank. While STEPDive is aimed at children, it can also be used successfully by disabled and mobility-impaired divers who are unable to bear the weight of standard scuba gear.

You can find out more about STEPDive here or check out STEPDive in action below.

STEPDive Design
Sam Helmy
Sam Helmy
Sam Helmy is a TDI/SDI Instructor Trainer, and PADI Staff and Trimix Instructor. Diving for 28 years, a dive pro for 14, I have traveled extensively chasing my passion for diving. I am passionate about everything diving, with a keen interest in exploration, Sharks and big stuff, Photography and Decompression theory. Diving is definitely the one and only passion that has stayed with me my whole life! Sam is a Staff Writer for