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  • Dai Leake Avatar

    Once a training course is over it is not always possible to go back with the what if questions. Steve’s excellent video course allows valuable follow up study, so you can find answers when you do it for real. As a PADI instructor, I find Steve’s videos invaluable for my personal diving and for those tricky to answer questions from students. Keep up the good... read more

    Dai Leake 5 months ago
    Lars Rørstrøm Avatar

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

    Lars Rørstrøm 5 months ago
    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 6 months 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... read more

    Fred GM 5 months 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 3 months ago
    Blake Phillips Avatar

    Ron Breines (the last reviewer) and I share a surprising amount in common. I'm also a university professor and dive instructor. I've recently started sidemount diving and having exceptional online material available is invaluable. As has been said, online material doesn't replace quality, in-person instruction. However, no matter how hard one tries, it is impossible to absorb and retain all the information transferred during in-person... read more

    Blake Phillips 3 months ago
  • Louagie Gerben Avatar

    Super goed, veel geleerd en in praktijk omgezet

    Louagie Gerben 6 months ago
    Lee Richards Avatar

    Of all the various online courses I have taken over the years (non SCUBA included) these are by far the best.

    Lee Richards 4 months ago
    Chris Fletcher Avatar

    I will be renewing for the third year in a row. I love having something to go to when I need a little help every now and then. Steve is precise and to the point in his videos. And I love the new videos about diving the caves in Florida as those are the caves I dive. Looking forward to new videos. Thanks for the... read more

    Chris Fletcher 3 months ago
  • Lauri Salmi Avatar

    Steve doesn't just teach, but his videos are actually fun to watch and inspiring

    Lauri Salmi 5 months ago
    Diver René Avatar

    Learn straight from one of the very best. There's not much else to say, the online courses are very well laid out, easy to follow and understand, and are separated into bite-sized pieces with appropriate amounts of repetition to reinforce learning. To say it's 100 times better than something like the PADI eLearning is really doing it a disservice: it's not even in the same... read more

    Diver René 6 months ago
    Glen Ball Avatar

    I enrolled in Steve's course a year ago. I went through it and practiced configurations on dryland prior to actually taking an OWSM course in Mexico. I found the training went smoothly and there were no surprises as everything and more is covered in this course. I found it a useful reference afterwards to refresh my knowledge and to fine tune my configuration. I highly... read more

    Glen Ball 4 weeks ago
  • Gary Anderson Avatar

    Couldn't recommend these vidz enough. Worth every single penny. Buy!

    Gary Anderson 11 months ago
    Daniel Vandervaere Avatar

    As a tec and sidemount instructor, Steve's videos have helped me build on how I run my courses, and I have noticed an improvement in my students' skill and comfort. Thanks so much Steve!

    Daniel Vandervaere 6 months ago
    Petr Příkazský Avatar

    Good job Steve! Great tutorials for both new and experienced divers. You are taking SM to the next level. Going where nobody has gone before 😀

    Petr Příkazský 5 months ago
  • Fredrik Liljeblad Avatar

    You can't find better training online or in-water.

    Fredrik Liljeblad 11 months ago
    Fabio Miccolis Avatar

    It is the best way to improve your skills. Concise videos, that you can see several times will let you improve your diving

    Fabio Miccolis 5 months ago
    David Caissy Avatar

    Excellent training material, I've learned a great deal about sidemount diving through Steve's videos. I especially like that each video talks about a single specific topic, making it easier to absorbe. Great job Steve!

    David Caissy 6 months ago
  • Chi-won Lee Avatar

    Hi Steve,

    I am Chiwon Lee, a professional diver from South Korea. Thanks to your videos, I have learned side mount diving since 2013. You are my great inspiration to upgrade my side mount diving skills. So luckily, I bumped into you at Grand Cenote in Mexico in 2015. I was so glad to meet you although you may not remember... read more

    Chi-won Lee 1 week ago
    KL Gregger Avatar

    As an aspiring technical and sidemount diver, these videos are invaluable. I found that the trials Steve has gone through show in his experience when guiding students and pros alike. The methods shown are through his extensive experience in water and using his teachings has reduced my learning curve significantly. - P.dauteuil

    KL Gregger 3 weeks ago
  • Mark Rowe Avatar

    As a sidemount diver for over ten years and teaching it for over five, I find that there are few great resources to leave a new sidemount diver (ex Student) with once they go it alone. This is where Steve's online courses excel, its literally like having your own dedicated instructor in the room with you. Teaching elements... read more

    Mark Rowe 3 weeks ago
    Cristian Pellegrini Avatar

    Just completed the Sidemount Essentials course in Gozo. An intense, wonderful 5-day programme, professionally led by Steve, supported by Audrey Cudel at Gozo Technical Diving. The course perfectly matches the online video series. Highly recommended to all divers desiring to improve their knowledge & skills.

    Cristian Pellegrini 3 weeks ago
  • Tobias Ebi Avatar

    I bought the videos even though having a couple hundred sidemount dives under my belt, mainly because I was curious since I was always diving the same system and methods since I started and most people I dive with do so as well.

    The material is well structured and contains a load of information for sidemount beginners. Even for seasoned sidemount... read more

    Tobias Ebi 3 weeks ago
    Glen Ball Avatar

    I enrolled in Steve's course a year ago. I went through it and practiced configurations on dryland prior to actually taking an OWSM course in Mexico. I found the training went smoothly and there were no surprises as everything and more is covered in this course. I found it a useful reference afterwards to refresh my knowledge and to fine... read more

    Glen Ball 4 weeks ago
  • Charles Han Avatar

    The videos are very detailed and comprehensive. There is an endless amount of information and rewatching the videos always reminds me of something more I can do. Great value. Thanks Steve!

    Charles Han 1 month 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... read more

    Samuli Kaakinen 1 month 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
to meeting in person only !!

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!!


More about Steve
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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Website and training courses are fully optimised for mobiles, tablets and desktops


Members can request new equipment reviews …most popular I will create new videos for !!



Benefits for all Members…

• Access to a secret members only group, questions answered daily!!
• Members can request new content, most popular I will act on.
• Access to new review videos after I test the latest dive equipment


Why my online training works so effectively…

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

 



Why you should invest right now…

• 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.
• Guaranteed you will look & dive better than any diver in your club.
• Bulk buy deal available for instructors and dive centres “just ask”

2017 schedule and training locations …find out where I will be and when !!

I will be in Australia, until February 2017

After I will be back in Mexico, contact me for my course availability. New training calendar coming soon, check back here for details.


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…not all training courses are the same.

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  • Written & developed their own proven training courses
  • Have the experience and ability to train dive instructors
  • Uploaded YouTube videos, inspiring and helping divers
  • Trained hundreds of divers in your chosen configuration
  • A website and facebook fan page with 5600+ subscribers
  • A public YouTube channel with 5000+ subscribers
  • A proven history of actual dive experience in your chosen field
  • Given unbiased advice on equipment selection over the years
  • Advised & worked with dive manufacturers to make equipment
  • Been invited to host talks & seminars around the world
  • Lastly eat, sleep & breath around your training course time
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