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Integrated Diving Mask (IDM)
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In order to become a real diver, you need passion, commitment, good teachers and a lot of training. Nevertheless, you might be left with some doubt! This is why OCEAN REEF has created this playlist reviewing step by step all the movements and the basic precautions needed for a completely safe dive. Videos are intended as a support to Reading the User Manual and proper training with certified professionals.

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FSC SEPTEMBER 3th & 4th TODI Indoor Divecenter, Beringen BELGIUM r.huisman@oceanreefgroup.com
IDM Service Clinic SEPTEMBER 5th TODI Indoor Divecenter, Beringen BELGIUM r.huisman@oceanreefgroup.com
FSC AUGUST 19th & 20th OCEANREEF ITC UK, Bedfordshire, UK c.mainprize@oceanreefgroup.com
IDM Service Clinic AUGUST 21st OCEANREEF ITC UK, Bedfordshire, UK c.mainprize@oceanreefgroup.com 

FAQ

What is a Neptune System Training program?

Teaching people new skills and learning to act on a different way it’s always a challenge. In diving we are fully aware that proper training is essential to reach the required level of comfort and safety. Therefore communication of the essential informations is an important part of the whole process. With the OCEAN REEF Full Face mask and underwater communication systems we have extra tool to use beside hand signs communication.When we go diving with new dive equipment we need to spend some time in learning how to use these new tools and the Neptune Space Training program (NSTP) has been designed to teach how to use OCEAN REEF Fullface mask and underwater communication systems on a safe, enjoyable and efficient way.With the support of Course Directors, Instructor Trainers and instructors around the world the OCEAN REEF’s R&D department developed the NSTP program. The NSTP program is a friendly step-to-step learning process of “why” and “how” to use an OCEAN REEF full-face mask, kits accessories and the communication units or how to teach using these new tools.Forget the scuba diving rule “ do not breath through the nose”, cause what you will be practicing is to breath through mouth and nose while diving. Breathing naturally trough the nose creates lots of advantages; It will moister your inhalation air and it will stimulate belly breathing which allows you to use your full lung capacity, taking in more oxygen, making your air consumption more efficient.Having nothing to bite means a mouth completely free to speak. Speaking underwater and stay focused on hearing what other people tell you is completely new experience. We need to learn the proper technique of conscious breathing and speaking underwater.Topics that will be covered:

 

  • Familiarization with the OCEAN REEF IDM & U/W Communication systems
  • Proper adjustment of the Fullface mask and 3-D equalization system
  • Pre dive safety checks
  • Donning and doffing of an OCEAN REEF Fullface mask
  • Why an Ocean Reef Fullface mask does not leak water and the visor will never fog
  • Switch back to conventional backup system of octopus and spare mask
  • Clear a full flooded IDM under water
  • Install Underwater communication equipment
  • Learn the technique of speaking underwater using the wireless communication systems.
  • Underwater teaching, using U/W communication systems
  • Proper maintenance procedures.The program is designed to improve the dive instructors knowledge and familiarity of an important and and sometimes overlooked area of diving activity. OCEAN REEF can also provide educational material for certified instructors. In our NSTP download area for Instructors you can download manuals and supportive training material. Hardcopy’s of the teaching manuals are available trough the official OCEAN REEF Authorized Dealer or contact our training department directly. For any question, please send email to: education@oceanreefgroup.com

What is an OCEAN REEF Training Center?

Recreational and professional divers can find well trained instructors all over the world at OCEAN REEF Authorized Dealers. These centers offer training opportunities in becoming a certified expert in the use of OCEAN REEF IDM & Communication systems. Check our Authorized Dealer locator to find your nearest OCEAN REEF training opportunity. For any question, please send email to: education@oceanreefgroup.com

What is an OCEAN REEF ITC (Instructor Training Center)?

Travelling to Italy or San Diego to get trained from the factory is not always a possible option. In collaboration with some professional diving centers all over the world, OCEAN REEF established the OCEAN REEF Instructor Training Centers (ITCs).Recreational and professional divers can find well trained instructors all over the world at OCEAN REEF ITCs. These centers offer training opportunities in becoming a certified expert in the use of OCEAN REEF IDM & Communication systems.An Ocean Reef Instructor Training Center is an alternative representation for our in-house company training. All OCEAN REEF ITC’s have one or more OCEAN REEF Training Development Coordinator (TDC) as part of its staff. The TDC is trained under the supervision of the engineers and trainers of the OCEAN REEF Company in Italy or United States.The ITC is fully equipped with OCEAN REEF IDM & U/W Communication equipment. You will not only find a place where the OCEAN REEF training is offered, you will also find a high qualified dive location where the state of the art equipment of OCEAN REEF is available in order to offer a new way of teaching SCUBA today, using underwater communication as an essential tool in education. Ocean Reef Instructor Training Centers are established in:

 

  • Italy il Grande Blu Diving Center
  • Egypt Team Blue Immersion
  • UK Hydro active
  • BonaireDive Friends Bonaire
  • USA Rainbow Reef Dive Center. For any question, please send email to: education@oceanreefgroup.com

What is an OCEAN REEF Factory Sponsored Course (FSC)?

On regular basis OCEAN REEF ITC’s are offering the OCEAN REEF Factory Sponsored Course. The Factory Sponsored Course (FSC) is a initiated and sponsored program by OCEAN REEF, inviting active SCUBA Instructors and Course Director to participate in a intensive two-day program becoming an expert in the use of OCEAN REEF equipmentThe FSC contains presentations, workshops and a lot of in-water time going trough all aspects of using OCEAN REEF IDM & Comm. systems in regular dive training. The program ends up with a practical and theoretical exam. After successful participation candidates will receive a diploma. By providing the diploma to your scuba-training agency you will become an Ocean Reef IDM & U/W Comm Instructor.The OCEAN REEF Factory Sponsored Course program recognition is now available for: PADI / SSI / NAUI / SDI-TDI / IDD-IADS / NOB / SNSI / WOSD Instructors.Check out the events calendar for more informations regarding the next FSC at your desired location. For any question, please send email to: education@oceanreefgroup.com

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