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Technical Training

Technical dive training is offered through two of the premier technical diving agencies, TDI (Technical Diving International) and NAUI (National Association of Underwater Instructors). Classes are taught all the way from basic nitrox through advanced trimix. Advanced gas blending and O2 service technician are also available. For more details on individual courses simply click on a link below…

Technical training is one of the most demanding forms of scuba instruction available, especially if you enter the program without extensive diving experience. The technical environment can be very unforgiving and it is for this reason that I specialize in small and private classes. I’ll never have more than two students in a technical class, unless training is specifically requested by a team of three…

As you may have noticed, there has recently been a huge explosion in the popularity of the sidemount configuration for technical diving and as a sidemount instructor, you’re more than welcome to take any technical courses using this style of diving. Also, please be aware that since technical diving involves gases other than air and possible decompression, you’re required to have DAN’s Master Plan dive insurance or it’s equivalent before starting training…

 


Always analyze your breathing gas! Nitrox
A Nitrox class is the starting point for all your mixed gas training and is designed for the beginning diver, while still providing valuable information to the more experienced among us. Nitrox is in some ways just another tool for you to use to increase your enjoyment…
One Day More Details $200 or $300 for a private class

Intro to Technical Diving class at Devil's Eye. Intro to Technical Diving
This class is designed for those advanced open water divers who are looking to improve their personal dive skills, knowledge and equipment configuration and also for those who intend to pursue instruction in the rigorous realm of technical diving. The course is usually two…
Two Days More Details $400 or $600 for a private class

Rich nitrox mixes can provide hours of no decompression time in shallow Mexican caves. Advanced Nitrox
If you’d like to stay down longer, come up quicker, and generally just have a blast diving, then the TDI Advanced Nitrox class is for you. The principles you learned in your basic nitrox course will now be expounded upon and the two direct applications of this course will be…
Two Days More Details $400 or $600 for a private class

Marson swimming in Little River. Decompression Procedures
There are many reasons to choose to do decompression dives and we’ll discuss some of the more common ones. For some it may be about the gathering of knowledge to make one a safer, better diver, for others it is the natural path due to the environments they wish to dive in….
Two Days More Details $400 or $600 for a private class

Friends getting trimix fills at Cave Excursion East. Tech 1
This is an entry level technical diving program which introduces the diver to more advanced diving techniques in preparation for trimix or extended cave training. This is a combination of technical nitrox, decompression techniques, helitrox and heliair…
Four or Five Days More Details $1000 or $1500 for a private class

Mixed gas banks at Cave Excursions East. Normoxic Trimix
This is an introduction to the use of trimix in exploring the medium to deep depth ranges. The course is usually three to four days in length, completes the first half of your Tech 2 training and has Tech 1, Advanced Nitrox & Deco Procedures or its equivalent…
Three or Four Days More Details $800 or $1200 for a private class

Diving Diepolder 2 with Bill Advanced Trimix
This is the final level of open circuit trimix training, completes the requirements of your Tech 2 training and is designed to allow you to explore the deep and very deep ranges. The course is usually three to four days in length and has Trimix or its equivalent as a prerequisite. In addition..
Three or Four Days More Details $800 or $1200 for a private class

Twin Dees is a permit only dive site with one of the deepest caves in FL on it. Tech 2
This is the culmination of open circuit trimix training and is designed to allow you to explore depth ranges up to 300’. The course is usually six to eight days in length and has Tech 1 or Advanced Nitrox & Decompression Procedures or its equivalent as a prerequisite. In addition…
Six to Eight Days More Details $1600 or $2400 for a private class

Liquid Oxygen at Cave Excursions East. Gas Blender and O2 Tech
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to competently and safely blend all manner of diving gases. You will have a professional level of knowledge when it comes to handling oxygen and other gases, plus you will have learned and practiced the proper…
Two Days More Details $400 or $600 for a private class