The kids are now PADI certified. Yay! Nagbunga rin ang ST (sipag at tiyaga) ni Kap, at ang puhunan nya! :P
PADI™ stands for the Professional Association of Diving Instructors. PADI is undeniably the world’s foremost organisation for those who are serious about their diving – either for pleasure or something more serious. It seems that wherever there is Scuba, then also there is PADI. Rightly so, for PADI is a fully professional organisation – dedicated to the welfare of Scuba divers everywhere, and also to the marine environment.
Kap has always tried to make the kids see the beauty of nature. Mapa-bundok man o mapa-dagat. Being the mom who has more interaction with them, mas malakas lang talaga ang impluwensya ko which is why they are city kids. But once Kap got them immersed in water, and they saw how beautiful the underwater world is, the kids followed their dad’s initiative & hankered him to let them keep diving.
But of course, safety first. So my dear old Kap contacted professional scuba diver ROSS VERIDIANO to give them lessons on diving & safety before the fun dive begins. And now I’m happy to report to you that they finally got their certificates! \m/
So all summer long,
we’ve they’ve been going back & forth Anilao Batangas to take diving lessons. Kap found a moderately-priced accommodation with food, as well as unlimited tank refills included, at CAFE BAHIA owned by Eric Javier.
|DIVER’S RATES: (OVERNIGHT PER PAX)|
|AC room for single occupancy||5,500.00||4 meals + 1 snack + unlimited tanks|
|AC room twin sharing occupancy||4,250.00||4 meals + 1 snack + unlimited tanks|
|AC room triple sharing occupancy||4,000.00||4 meals + 1 snack + unlimited tanks|
|AC room quad sharing occupancy||3,750.00||4 meals + 1 snack + unlimited tanks|
|AC room 5 pax occupancy family room||4,050.00||4 meals + 1 snack + unlimited tanks|
|AC room 6 pax occupancy family room||3,850.00||4 meals + 1 snack + unlimited tanks|
A scuba certification means that your previous training is adequate to rent and use scuba equipment from dive centers without supervision. The appropriate scuba rating allows the certification holder to participate in guided dives of similar skill techniques and skill levels to those at which you are trained in or better.
Scuba Courses and Diving Lessons are available to almost anyone who is comfortable in water and in general good health. Introductory scuba courses can be as little as a half days training in a swimming pool or completely through to the full scuba certification. For example, the PADI Open Water Diver certification course is the most popular entry level course worldwide and results in a full introduction to scuba diving. The course usually takes three to four days and on completion, you will gain a lifetime certification which also allows you to continue with further training and a lifetime of great diving.
To complete the Open Water Diver Course, you will be screened to verify that you are in good overall health. There are certain health conditions that may prevent you from diving and there are some basic water skills that will also need to be tested. Therefore, if you are generally a healthy person and you can swim and float well enough you’re already on your way to a Scuba Certification.
Recreational Scuba Diving is one of the most popular outdoor activities and it can be exhilarating for beginners and experienced scuba divers alike. One reason that scuba diving is so popular is that more than 70% of the earth’s surface is covered in water – not all is suitable for the beginner – but scuba diving is now accessible to almost anyone.
Thank you so much Daddy for being so patient & supportive. And congratulations to Ate & my babyson for getting certified. Woohoo! \m/