Thursday, January 11, 2018

Response to: TDI Blog, January 11, 2018: “STOP MAKING STUPID MISTAKES. IF ONLY THEY’D FOLLOW THE RULES” By: Gareth Lock

TDI Blog, January 11, 2018:

“STOP MAKING STUPID MISTAKES. IF ONLY THEY’D FOLLOW THE RULES” By: Gareth Lock

"In 2012, two divers..."

https://www.tdisdi.com/stop-making-stupid-mistakes-if-only-theyd-follow-the-rules/

There are probably hundreds of TDI/SDI shops around the world that would love to have headquarters plug there shop and particular business by allowing a blog post on TDI's website, but it appears that Gareth has made enough of an influence to persuade Brian Carney to let him...

Again, there is nothing wrong with great training, but your training is not new, Gareth...

You've definitely found a niche in the insecurities of program coordinators to continue to justify shop owners and instructors who are afraid to charge what they're worth for some of the most advanced life-support training of any, if not all sporting activities on the planet.

Scuba IS a dangerous activity that requires more than the standard curriculum and pushing people through the system just to keep the lights on and the doors open is self-defeating and short-sighted.

As you can see by the numerous links in this video (link below) and in the content itself, any instructor and any diver could have found this information on their own and implemented it...

The fact that you have found a way to get TDI to promote your business and subsequently keep your lights on and doors open is impressive. Don't forget, since your information is not new, there will eventually be someone that sweeps in to give what you offer, cheaper and easier.

Here's my rebuttal to your presentation given at DEMA last year:

https://youtu.be/uWhCgEYOYLA


#tdisdi #scuba #humanfactors #garethlock #tdiblog #briancarney


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