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  • Henrik Söderlund Avatar

    Extremely thorough training, covering every possible topic in detail. All rigging/equipment videos are shot in HD close-ups to ensure everything is crystal clear for you to understand. In-water shots and other on-land training is equally excellent and I can't recommend the course enough, simply brilliant.

    Henrik Söderlund 1 year ago
    Lars Rørstrøm Avatar

    The best online training ever. Easy to understand and very well made.
    Greetings from Denmark.

    Lars Rørstrøm 1 year ago
    Alexey Alvianskiy Avatar

    Great knowledge base that quickly became essential to me. I'm very happy with the way lessons are structured and delivered. It reminds me rather an academic class that is full of information, well-structured and delivered in quiet manner. I really appreciate the absense of background noise, distracting music etc. It's also convenient to refresh some topics since phone and earplugs is all you need.

    Alexey Alvianskiy 1 year ago
  • Matej Koršič Avatar

    Good morning Steve.
    Yes, me and my 2 friends all studied together all your SM videos and configured our Stelth tech in that way. It was really helpful. We have already dived sidemount rigs (Apex, Razor and my home made). We mostly 95% do cave diving with SM and occasionally we do sump diving and exploring. But with the Stelth rig and your video instructions these...
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    Matej Koršič 1 year ago
    Pierre Groulx Avatar

    This is great web based training. The classes are split into multiple videos which you can easily re-watch if you've forgotten something. Lots of tips on what to do and what to avoid doing.

    Pierre Groulx 1 year ago
    Azizan Ducatist Avatar

    positive review  One of side mount scuba diving pioneers. I learned lots of skills from his videos.

    Azizan Ducatist 9 months ago
  • Samuli Kaakinen Avatar

    Overall very good videos. What I would like is more detailed modification options to other side mount systems than xDeep. For example Apeks WSX in my case. Also I would like to see more different options for cold water diving. Because some of these solutions don't work very well in cold water (+4 °C) with thick under gloves. But very good instructions to every sidemount... read more

    Samuli Kaakinen 1 year ago
    Fred GM Avatar

    There is nothing worst than getting a sidemount kit, signing up for a course and having a terrible instructor. Trust me, good sidemount instructors are a rare find!
    With Steve Martin’s training videos you can be sure you got a great instructor who, through his videos, answers all the questions you have regarding sidemount. It teaches you all the tricks, tweaks and skills needed to have...
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    Fred GM 1 year ago
    Stu Sharpless Avatar

    positive review  Can't say enough how helpful Steves videos have been. Not just on the side-mount stuff, but throughout his series of skills. He has obviously spent a decent amount of time thinking of how best to present all the information, with plenty of top tips to learn. Whether you are already a skilled diver or new to the sport. There is plenty to gain from diving... read more

    Stu Sharpless 9 months ago
  • Ryan Koesuma Avatar

    Steve's videos had been an invaluable knowledge for my sidemount skills. I do believe that this method of delivery is best suited for advanced dive training since you can always refresh the skills from the video, something that others are providing the theorical parts only

    Ryan Koesuma 1 year ago
    Hans Lange Avatar

    A very good comprehensive video tutorial. Though I made hundreds of dives with sidemount I learned a lot! And it helped me to teach better courses. For anyone instructor out there who thing about proper sidemount teaching this course will help a lot!

    Hans Lange 1 year ago
    Bert van Leeuwen Avatar

    I started learning about sidemount with Rob Neto’s book, but learning sidemount started with Steve Martin’s online training.
    What is particularly good that Steve explains why you need to do things.
    What I miss sofar is a subject about ring bungees and the Dive Rite setup for tanks, if only for completeness.

    Bert van Leeuwen 1 year ago
  • William Baker Avatar

    This is an awesome training course. Perfect for those thinking about diving this style or experienced Sidemount divers. Really appreciate how you continue to add more resources. Great Job Steve!

    William Baker 1 year ago
    Mike Kefalas Avatar

    These videos are an excellent resource for sidemount divers at any experience level. So much of sidemount diving is managing equipment, and Mr. Martin’s step-by-step instruction videos do a tremendous job of transferring his considerable experience in sidemount instruction into digestible chunks that are easily replicated in real world diving. For the novice, Mr. Martin provides useful context and a building-block style of teaching that... read more

    Mike Kefalas 1 year ago
    Raffaele Ioime Avatar

    Qualità eccellente e materiale curato nei minimi dettagli per studenti e Istruttori , grazie Steve �

    Raffaele Ioime 1 year ago
  • Antonello Porchedda Avatar

    Semplice e intuitivo. Seguire le lezioni attraverso la visione dei filmati di Steve ti permette di verificare passo dopo passo, l'apprendimento. Non vedi l'ora di entrare in acqua per ripetere gli esercizi e gioire del successo. Grazie Martin

    Antonello Porchedda 1 year ago
    Christoph Söhnel Avatar

    Educational online series with outstanding quality and awesome level of detail. During in-water training Steve is one of the very few instructors that really can put himself in the student's shoes... whatever problem you have in diving, Steve can identify and fix it in an efficient manner.

    Christoph Söhnel 1 year ago
    Hans Kristian Knudsen Avatar

    JUST GREAT !!!

    Hans Kristian Knudsen 1 year ago
  • Sayed El Gohary-van Loo Avatar

    positive review  I've won an access to the online course awhile ago and as I'm going through the course at my own pace, I'm learning and honing much through him. Thanks again for the given knowledge.

    Sayed El Gohary-van Loo 7 months ago
    Paweł Leszek Jończyk Avatar

    positive review  It is a very helpful set of video training for beginners to advance sidemount diver. Even as an instructor, you can learn something new. Highly recommended to all.

    Paweł Leszek Jończyk 8 months ago
  • Stu Sharpless Avatar

    positive review  Can't say enough how helpful Steves videos have been. Not just on the side-mount stuff, but throughout his series of skills. He has obviously spent a decent amount of time thinking of how best to present all the information, with plenty of top tips to learn. Whether you are already a skilled diver or new to the sport. There is... read more

    Stu Sharpless 9 months ago
    Azizan Ducatist Avatar

    positive review  One of side mount scuba diving pioneers. I learned lots of skills from his videos.

    Azizan Ducatist 9 months ago
  • Sven Dinser Avatar

    Amazing videos with a lot of details. Even as a experienced diver you can learn some nice tips and tricks

    Sven Dinser 9 months ago
    Bryan Naranjo Avatar

    positive review  Got to give a shout out to Benjamin Stanfield for recommending this to me. I have been going through all the videos and learning how I can improve myself in diving whether it's inside the water or outside. I am learning new things and will be using those new skills to train to become a better backmount diver and eventually... read more

    Bryan Naranjo 10 months ago
  • Lavie Rigolote Avatar

    positive review  So great to discover this spéciality! the videos are amazing and inspiring ! Thank you very much Steve Martin from Reunion Island ! 🙂

    Lavie Rigolote 10 months ago
    Julius Lyytikkä Avatar

    positive review  Great set of videos. Would definitely recommend to all side mount divers. Clear and helpful videos from setting up your rig all the way to technical diving and everything in between. Hopefully will have the change to get in water with Steve in the near future.

    Julius Lyytikkä 11 months ago
 

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 22 H 52 Min | 169 Videos
  • Free Course Lessons | 1 h 2 min | 9 Videos
  • Backmount Course | 2 h 23 min | 22 Videos
  • Sidemount Course | 11 h 12 min | 72 Videos
  • All Divers Course | 3 h 47 min | 25 Videos
  • Technical Diving Course | 3 h 2 min | 26 Videos
  • Finning Techniques | 1 h 22 min | 13 Videos
  • Hand Signals | 31 min | 5 Videos

Who is my online training suitable for ?

Whether your a newly certified or highly experienced recreational, technical diver or dive instructor my online training will benefit you.

It is modular in design so you can watch and re-watch all sections as many times as you like, each course is broken down into small manageable sections, each with many 3, 5, 10 or 15 minute single videos. Out of all 169 videos, average length is 8 Minutes.

You just choose your chosen equipment configuration, backmount single & twinset, sidemount or technical multi-cylinder. Note all HD training videos are edited with a complete voice-over using the latest production quality audio and video recording equipment available.


The goal was to create online training, capable of surpassing most instructors!

Scuba training should not be limited
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I now have online training products that far exceeds anything else to date, my goal was to have something that could be as good as me actually being there in person with you and arguably in some ways even better than that!!


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Learning starts before you hit the water

We work on practical dive skills in-water but understanding what you need to do and why, comes through learning dive theory which is best done through video based eLearning.

A student during their course can easily recall previously learned information, then focus 100% on underwater skills.

This maximises students and instructors time, resulting in skills being better performed and absorbed during training.

 

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1) You can pre-study weeks before your actual training course
2) Now educated, aware of your weaknesses before in-water training
3) Have online skill videos to benchmark your in-water skills against
4) Re-use online training courses to refresh knowledge & skills

 



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• Full educational based training system, that is tested & proven.
• My focus is different, no text to read it’s about video based learning
• This training works for both divers and instructors.
• Helps you become safe, competent and really enjoy all your dives
• Myth busting secrets answered “do I really need ditchable weights?”
• More knowledgeable, this stops shops selling you the wrong gear!!
• Save dive time, get into water with equipment correctly setup.
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I will be in Australia, until February 2017

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