Category Archives: Career Development Internship

PEAK PERFORMANCE BUOYANCY

The Secret To Neutral Buoyancy Underwater For Scuba Divers There is no denying that Peak Performance Buoyancy control separates the dive paddlers from the pros. When all the big talk is over and the water closes over your head, there is nothing that pulls the whole scuba diving thing together like perfect buoyancy control. The […]

Spit or Defog

What do you use when you’re diving and why? Commercial defogs, baby shampoo or spit? SPIT Spit is a good option to use because it is effective, you always have it with you and doesn’t cost you anything, only a nice, slimy spit in your mask. Why does spit work? We know that the water […]

Dive Terms

Hi Divers of the internet, my name is Jay and welcome to another #TheGekoBlog. Most of you have probably seen or heard some funny words, us divers, like to use and communicate with. So today I will give you guys a little more explanation and information about the terms we use! – Pietie(s): Divemaster’s and […]

The All New Geko Blog!

Hi Divers of the internet, my name is Jay for those who don’t know me and I am a full-time PADI instructor working under the command of Dawie Duik or how most of his apprentices call him, Poseidon. Daily, I will be giving you guys a bit more information about the diving industry and about […]

Hano’s Geko experience

One of our newest interns, Hano Steynberg, got a chance to tell the world about his experience so far at Geko Divers.  Hano: I arrived at Geko Divers on the 12th of March, already qualified as an Advanced and eager to continue my journey to become a PADI Instructor. I didn’t have to wait long, […]

IDC through the eyes of Jay 👀

After the completion of his IDC and IE, we asked Jay (one of our interns) to give us feedback on how he found it to be: My IDC experience: (Jay Williams) Before the start of our Instructors Development Course (IDC), me and my fellow instructor candidate sat in the classroom here at Geko Divers every […]