Season 8 Episode 17 Rich talks about the past week teaching the tec programs in a 6 day format along with the awesomeness that came from collaborating with another dive shop owner/course director on how to make his teaching style better and improvements that he can make to his shop. RIch also talked about getting White star up and running for the new season and the trials and tribulations for that. He also talks about his upcoming trip to Utila.
Season 8 Episode 16 Rich just got back from the Cooper River Trip and reviews a book he listened to on the way down. The Death of Expertise by Tom Nichols had a lot of information about the challenges experts have with people who do not do their own research. Rich talks about how that relates to diving and what he is trying to do in his own life. He also talks about the Cooper River Dives and laments on how there are so many of his peers retiring and not leaving any aspect of their...
Season 8 Episode 15 Rich talks about prepping for the Cooper River, organizing better. A week of teaching and training and a new project. Rich also talks about the upcoming dive seasons and plans for 2019 (yes already)
Season 8 Episode 14 Rich does his first podcast from his new office. Testing out the new sounds in the new office. He talks about the dives he did in the past week. Rich talks about the most amazing dive with his CCR course.
Season 8 Episode 8 Rich talks about his weekend of River Diving and how much fun he had doing it. Rich also talks about the Poseidon Regulator repair seminar and what he learned in Chicago. He also talks about the planning and working out the details of the trip for this weekend. Rich also talks about the need for good mentors.
Season 8 Episode 7 Rich talks about his weekend supervising ice divers and his continuing preparations for the upcoming dive education and certifications. Rich also talks about his upcoming spring time and summer time plans.
Season 8 Episode 6 Rich talks about his week of prepping for ice diving and the dive related stuff that he is doing lately. Prepping for ice diving in the quarry and a new saw he got. He also watched the movie 47m down and had a review of it!
Season 8 Episode 5 Rich had a great weekend of diving and reuniting with old friends. The diving was spectacular and the conversations.... epic. He had an opportunity to use the Garmin Descent MK1 in Open water on a trimix dive and that was awesome too. Hear the story in this longer than usual podcast.
Season 8 Episode 4 Rich helped out with a try dive and fun dive in the pool this weekend as almost 30 people came and tried out diving for the first time! Rich also talks about the planning that he is doing for the summer time and early spring.
Season 8 Episode 3 Since last week's podcast was more of a cold medicine induced blur, Rich continued his discussion of his rebreather training last week. Talked a bit about upcoming ice dives, jumped around a bit with some of the cool things coming up and discussed his hopes for spring.
Season 8 Episode 1 Rich is back from South Carolina early due in part to the colder temperatures at home and some unexpected things happening. He talks about how being unprepared for ice diving in the winter can keep you from diving at your expected time and he talks about the lack of headway on the new sound format for the show.
Season 7 Episode 50 Rich talks about meeting a fan of the podcast in the store and talks about a Prism2 Class he started this week and diving he did at White Star Quarry to prepare for an upcoming course he is taking. Rich also talks about the difference of being new at something in diving. He also talks about a sensational video he found on Facebook.
Season 7 Episode 49 Rich talks about the changes in the podcast and then segues into a discussion about the new year and how to listen in the coming months. He also spends time talking about the experience of teaching his kids how to drysuit dive at the age of 12. Good times and Great weather!