The primary differences are:
In UTD Scuba Course you will never touch the bottom of the pool or ocean floor! All skills will be done hovering in neutral position!
All UTD Scuba Divers are Ocean Friendly which means you will not be destroying corals, and marine life as you dive you will have perfect horizontal trim, Buoyancy and body positioning during your dive!
With UTD you will learn precise gas management. PADI only covers very basic of gas management.
UTD you will learn 5 different ways of fining which are
PADI you will learn only FLUTTER Kick
UTD Has only 6 basic skills which are essentials for scuba diving! And all skills will be done mid water! PADI has 20 which are done sitting on the bottom!
UTD Courses can be done Sidemount or Backmount single or double tank! We use Backplate type BCD we don't use Jacket type as well as no split fins! PADI any equipment backmount only.
In UTD you will learn how to dive with bottom timer only as we don't rely on computers. PADI you will rely on a dive computer!
To complete UTD Open Water diver course it takes minimum 4 days, same for PADI Open water diver certification
UTD and PADI both world wide recognized!
|UTD Open Water Diver||3-4 Days course min age 16||25.000||Students pay 99 usd||included|
|UTD Essentials of Rec||3-4 Days min age 16||27.000||Students pay 99 usd||17.50 USD|
|UTD Essentials of Rec Sidemount||3-4 Days min age 16||27.000||Students pay 99 usd||17.50 USD|
|UTD Rec 2||4 Days min age 18||32.000||Students pay 99 usd||17.50 USD|
|Extreme Scuba Makeover||1 day min age 16 Must be certified||8.000||Students pay 40 usd||none|
Suggested Accessories (not required) BC mounted canister dive light w/ Goodman handle.
UTD's Extreme Scuba Makeover is an entry level class for certified divers who would like to develop or improve trim, buoyancy and balance as most of the Agencies does not teach this skills.
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