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TDI Sidemount

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Along with learning the many benefits of diving with a sidemount configuration, during one confined water and three open water scuba dives you’ll learn how to:
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  • Properly assemble and configure sidemount scuba diving equipment
  • Bouyancy & trim for sidemount Diving
  • Manage gas by switching second stages as planned
  • Respond correctly to potential problems when sidemount diving
TDI Sidemount Course Schedule
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Thursday Night 6pm Orientation & Theory
Saturday 8.30am Pool & Dive One
Sunday Dives Two & Three
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Dive Equipment Requirements
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• Mask, snorkel, fins & boots
• Wetsuit or Drysuit
• Dive cylinders with sidemount Rigging
• Sidemount BCD
• 2 Regulators Sets with 6inch hose & SPG
• Dive Computer
• Knife / Line Cutter
• Surface Marker Buoy & Spool
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Knowledge Development
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• Equipment configuration
• Gas management for independent cylinders
• Physiological Considerations
• Equipment Considerations
• Communication
• Problem Solving
• Conservation
• Water Entries
• S-Drills for Sidemount
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Course includes
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• All training Materials
• 3 Dives
• Air fills
• Certification