Professional Association of Diving Instructors

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  • Sea Lions Dive Club

    Here at ODU, there is an organization specifically for students with a passion for scuba diving called the Sea Lions dive club. The dive club is an amazing opportunity for students who want to become talented, professional scuba divers. The purpose of dive club is to teach rising divers new techniques, have the opportunity to socialize with other ambitious divers, receive their PADI diving certification (a necessity for open water diving in America), provide the chance to participate in many different fundraisers & events to help raise money for specific causes that relate to preserving our ocean & beaches, and many more. Dive club welcomes all interested students into the club with open arms. Everyone is willing to teach each other new techniques…

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  • The Career Of Misty: The Best Volleyball Player

    star once she hit the court. Misty was a 16-year-old high school superstar (“Dynamic Duo 79”). All of her friends admired her talents. She went to high school at Newport Harbor High School, were she helped her team win two state championships (indoor) in 1992 and 1994 (“Misty May-Treanor”). She gave that school the reputation it has today. Misty played against Kerri Walsh for the first time when she was 16 (“Dynamic Duo 79”). They met, and instantly hit it off. Misty and Kerri became friends at…

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  • Rafael Nadal Research Paper

    Rafael Nadal is a professional tennis player. He is a twenty nine year Spaniard. At this time, Nadal is ranked number eight in the world. Since turning pro in 2001, he has won countless tournaments. A few of these tournaments include: the French Open, the US Open, and Wimbledon. After watching the US Open these past two weeks, I decided to write this paper on him because he a very well-known athlete due to a particular set of rituals that he performs before and during his matches. Rafael…

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  • Bowling Is Not A Sport Essay

    This is every bowler’s dream to make it big and have a sponsor pay for all their equipment and tournament entries. There are a lot of different types of contracts that a professional bowler can obtain. Pro staff members get all of their equipment, tournament fees, and hotel fees paid by their sponsorship.(CITE) A company will always want their product to be out there while bowling in competition. A company will always try to come out the best equipment possible to make bowlers compete with the…

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  • Employee Assistance Reflection

    Reflection Paper Employee Assistance Programs are crucial for the well-being of an organization. In today’s world there are many factors that inhibit employee productivity. For instance, depression, grieve, divorce, substance abuse, financial instability and others. These issues can negatively impact the overall cost of running an organization. Offering Employee Assistance programs enables the employee to address life difficulties in order to experience wellness in the workplace, resulting in…

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  • Barrel Race-Personal Narrative

    Slipping my boots on, my focus was fully on the task of getting my mare bathed and ready for the barrel race we were heading to that evening. My thoughts racing in my head as I reached for her halter and lead from the hanger on the tack room wall. I've been to barrel races so may times in the past twenty years that I should be at ease, but I'm almost more anxious now than I've ever been before. Walking toward the gate, lost in my thoughts, I'm wondering what the night ahead has in store for…

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  • Calf Roping Research Paper

    Finally, another reason animals are not abused is because of the strict guidelines set by each rodeo association. The rules of the Cheyenne Frontier Days ™ acknowledges that all animals receive proper care and treatment before, during, and after every rodeo performance. Horses and cattle are transported in specially designed trucks for their protection. Once on site, the animals are placed in large corrals, provided with fresh feed and water, and are inspected at least twice a day for any…

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  • The Importance Of Scuba Diving

    Scuba Diving Being a scuba diver takes great responsibility and meticulous attention to every situation. It is important for the diver to know everything there is to know about their gear and what state it is in, and what their diving environment will be like. Without the knowledge that is needed, the diver can create a perilous situation for themselves, or even other divers. It is a scuba divemasters responsibility to know the changes of their equipment, to be able to train others, and to be…

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  • Scuba Diving History

    The evolution of Scuba Diving has come a long way since it was invented by these people, in 1864, Rouquayrol and Denayrouze, in 1926 Yvesle le Prieur also known as Aqua-lung, and in 1942 and 1943, Jacques Yves Cousteau and Emile Gagnan. They all had a vital role in the beginning of scuba diving. The technology of scuba diving has changed in several ways since it began in the 19th century. It was a big part in exploring underwater creations and will still be a big part in it today. When scuba…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of The Internet

    networking : a top-down approach / James F. Kurose, Keith W. Ross.—6th ed. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN-13: 978-0-13-285620-1 ISBN-10: 0-13-285620-4 1. Internet. 2. Computer networks. I. Ross, Keith W., 1956- II. Title. TK5105.875.I57K88 2012 004.6—dc23 2011048215 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 ISBN-10: 0-13-285620-4 ISBN-13: 978-0-13-285620-1 About the Authors Jim Kurose Jim Kurose is a Distinguished University Professor of Computer Science at the University of…

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