Special Edition Online Diving & Conservation Courses

When you can’t come to us, we come to you!  During these unprecedented times, Team Ninja is offering you a chance to take advantage of this time we have out of the water to advance your dive skills & learn more about marine conservation from home. Don’t waste time on your next dive vacation studying, do it now while you are stuck at home, so you spend more time underwater on your next adventure!  PADI has adapted some of their dry courses for these quarantined times for a limited time only so that our instructors can teach these courses through our online Ocean Stories platform, and you can receive your certification card in the mail right way, all for a discounted price! Meet other divers like you in our virtual classroom sessions, or contact us today to schedule a 1-1 session anytime! Check out the schedule for upcoming group courses, or scroll down for full descriptions on each course we have available! Interested in a course, but dont see it on the schedule? Just give us a shout and we can set up a date that works for you. You can also grab a gift card for someone special and give the gift of ocean love!

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October 3rd @ 8:00 AM PDT PADI Shark Conservation Specialty
 [Shark Scientist Special Guest!]
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Project AWARE Shark Conservation Course

Love sharks? Scared of sharks? Or do you just want to know more about them? Sharks are an essential part of a healthy ocean. The Project AWARE Shark Conservation course explores why they are vulnerable, the importance of a healthy shark population, managing threats and how to take action to protect them. You’ll discover the value of sharks to marine ecosystems and economies. You’ll learn more about the causes of declining shark populations and the actions you can take to become a knowledgeable and passionate shark defender. By being informed, you can dispel misconceptions and act to protect sharks. Sharks need you!

NOTE: To gain the certification for this course you will need to complete 2 dives with us in the future. You can do the dives in Cabo or on any of our trips or expeditions. There is also an option to take the theory portion of this course only, but you will not receive a certification card unless you complete the mandatory dives later. 
Duration:
 3 hours*
Cost: $290 USD $95 USD*
Includes: Ninja instructor, Shark Conservation study guide, certification fee, special Project AWARE PADI certification card*, and a donation in your honor to help fund Project AWARE’s hard work protecting our oceans.
Prerequisites: PADI (junior) Open Water Diver or equivalent and at least 12 years old.
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Please note that the price of this course does not include the 2 dives you will need to complete for certification. We are offering this special discount price for the theory portion of the course. You would need to schedule & pay for the diving portion whenever is convenient for you. This could be also finished on one of our Ninja trips or expeditions (then your dives wouldn’t cost any extra since they are already included in the trip price).

NEXT COURSE:  September 21st @ 8am PDT contact us for more dates and times:)

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PADI Whale Defender: Whale Conservation Specialty Course

Once feared by sailors as sea monsters they now captivate the hearts and minds of so many of us. They are remarkable creatures. From the largest animal to have ever lived on earth, to their hauntingly beautiful songs, incredible migrations, playful calfs, and some even going out of their way to protect other species from harm.  Our mammalian ocean cousins need our help. The Dive Ninja Whale Defender – Whale Conservation course explores the complex intertwined history of humans & whales, as well as why whales are important for healthy oceans, threats they face, and how you can help protect these incredible ocean giants. You’ll learn about whale biology & evolution as well as citizen science projects you can get involved in right now and so much more. Join Team Ninja and become a whale defender today.

Duration: 3 hours
Cost: 135 USD $85 USD
Includes: Ninja instructor,  special edition PADI Whale Conservation Specialty certification card, and a donation in your honor to help fund Project Aware’s hard work protecting our oceans.
Prerequisites: None. Course is open to everyone. All ages, divers & non divers.
Next Course Date: September 20th @ 8 am PDT   or Contact us for more dates and times:)

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PADI Project AWARE Sea Turtle Awareness Conservation Course PADI Project AWARE Sea Turtle Awareness Conservation Course

Sea Turtle Awareness Project Aware Course

Sea turtles are one of our planets most incredible creatures. Whether it be their mind-blowing migrations, their natural instinct to head to open ocean from their first breath or so many more remarkable facts about these amazing ninjas. The PADI Project AWARE Sea Turtle Awareness Distinctive Specialty course introduces you to sea turtle biology, identification, and conservation. This online course counts towards the theory portion of your full certification. Then when you are able, join us in Cabo, Baja, or on one of our international trips to complete the in water skills for the PADI certification. Even better, join us for some dives and then a visit to the Baja’s protected turtle nesting grounds to see these little ninjas hatch and begin their incredible journey into the ocean.

Duration: 3 hours
Cost: $85 USD
Includes: Ninja instructor, learning materials, a donation in your honor to help fund Project AWARE’s hard work protecting our oceans, and a theory certification.
Prerequisites: Open to both snorkelers & certified divers that are at least 10 years old

NEXT COURSE: Contact us to schedule a date & time!

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Project AWARE Specialist Course

Journey Into Marine Conservation

Looking to jumpstart your journey in marine conservation? For those that are looking to make a positive impact in their dive careers, or share their passion for the ocean in their own communities this is a great place to start. Empower yourself with the resources and tools that conservationists use to speak out for our oceans and create change, with a passionate instructor who is immersed in the field everyday. Get involved with the Project AWARE global movement for ocean protection and learn how you can take actions with your fins on and with your fins off to help preserve our oceans, plus how you can make those actions go further through social media, and community outreach. In addition, learn what it means to truly be an ocean-friendly consumer and how to voice your concerns to businesses, tourist operators, and political representatives. We will discuss the philosophy of conservation, including the biggest obstacles we are facing and how to overcome them. Through interactive discussions, you’ll learn how you can make a difference for ocean  protection at home and every time you dive or travel. Since it is a dry course, the Project AWARE Specialty Course is ideal for divers and non-divers alike. It is open to all ages, and experience levels. 

Duration: 2-3 hours
Cost: $100 USD $75 USD 
Includes: Everything. Learning materials, ninja instructor, Project AWARE Our World, Our Water manual, certification fee, special Project AWARE PADI certification card, and a donation in your honor to help fund Project AWARE’s hard work protecting our oceans.
Prerequisites: None. Open to all ages. No prior experience with diving, snorkeling or freediving is required

NEXT COURSE: September 22 @ 8am PDT  or Contact us to schedule a date & time!

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Whale Shark Conservation Project Aware Course

One of the most incredible experiences you can have as a diver is to encounter the largest fish on earth – the Whale Shark.  This Whale Shark Awareness Distinctive Specialty course introduces you to Whale Shark biology and behavior and their distribution around the globe. You will also learn about Whale Shark monitoring programs, research and conservation efforts as well as the correct diving and photographing techniques to adopt for diving and snorkeling with a Whale Shark. Then, we will explore ways that you can get involved in helping this gentle giant of the sea with citizen science projects, ecotourism, and changes  in our everyday lives. The theory portion will count towards your full certification, which you can complete fully online with our knowledgeable instructors, then when you are able, join us in the water with our shark biologist friends to visit the whale sharks of La Paz or go search for them at Gordo Banks or one of our other whale shark hotspots. You can also complete the in-water portion on our trip to the Philippines in January 2021 with LAMAVE!

Duration: 3 hours
Cost: $85 USD
Includes: Ninja instructor, learning materials, a donation in your honor to help fund Project AWARE’s hard work protecting our oceans, and a theory certification.
Prerequisites: Open to both snorkelers & certified divers that are at least 10 years old
NEXT COURSE: Contact us to schedule a date & time!

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Dive Ninja Underwater Photography Workshops

Whether you are just starting out with photography or looking to improve your photography skills Dive Ninjas has you covered. Our Ninja UW Photography Crash Course is great for beginners. The Learning to Shoot Full Manual workshop is adapted topside so that you can take it right now at home. You can practice the fundamentals right in your backyard.  For the more advanced photographers, we offer a range of workshops covering everything from Adobe Lightroom to shooting Wide Angle or Pelagic Animals, and so much more. For those just getting started with strobes & video lights, we offer a comprehensive Lighting workshop with our photo pros. All of these workshops can be taught fully online, so it’s perfect for expanding your skills while stuck at home. Give us a shout for details.

Duration: 2-4 hours
Special Price: $100-$200 USD
Prerequisites: None. Open to all ages, scuba divers, freedivers, and snorkelers.
Next Course: Contact us to schedule a date & time!

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Equipment Specialist Course

If you have your own scuba gear or are thinking about getting your own gear, you know that there are tons of options out there! This course will give you a good foundation of how the equipment works and why, the pros and cons of the different types, and how to refine and adjust it to fit your individual preferences. Added bonus: you’ll look cool in front of your dive buddies. We will show you how to properly maintain your gear and how to overcome common equipment problems. After the interactive e-learning, we will chat via video so have your dive gear nearby. If you don’t have gear yet, this is a great way to get started. We are divers not sales agents, we can help reccomend equipment configurations designed for your specific needs without the pressure to purchase. This is a limited time offer only, we won’t be offering this course fully online at this price for long so sign up now.

Duration: 3 hours
Cost: $150 USD  95 USD
Includes: Everything. PADI e-learning materials, ninja instructor, certification fee, special Project AWARE PADI certification card, and a donation in your honor to help fund Project AWARE’s hard work protecting our oceans.
Prerequisites: PADI (junior) Open Water Certification
Next Course: September 27th @ 8 am PDT or  Contact us to schedule a date & time!

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Coral Reef Conservation Course

Coral reefs are among the most biologically diverse and productive ecosystems on earth. The Project AWARE Coral Reef Conservation Specialty course helps you appreciate the complexity of coral reef habitats and teaches how you can help conserve these vital systems. You’ll learn how coral reefs function and why they are so important and most importantly, how you can help save them. As a “fins off” course (meaning no dives required), you only need to have an interest in the aquatic environment or a desire to take action for a clean and healthy ocean to enroll. There are no prerequisites or age restrictions and no water sessions are required to earn this non-diving certification.

Duration: 3 hours
Cost: $130 USD   $85 USD
Includes: Everything. Learning materials, ninja instructor, AWARE Our World, Our Water manual, certification fee, special Project AWARE PADI certification card, and a donation in your honor to help fund Project AWARE’s hard work protecting our oceans.
Prerequisites: None. Open to all ages. No prior experience with diving, snorkeling or freediving is required.
Next Course:, September 11 @ 2pm PDT, or Contact us to schedule a date & time!

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PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Course

*LIMITED TIME REMAINING TO COMPLETE THIS COURSE FULLY ONLINE AT THIS DISCOUNTED PRICE*
Whether you are a beginner, or a seasoned diver, this is a very handy certification to have wherever your next dive vacation takes you, especially if that’s a liveaboard. Many dive sites require nitrox certification, and many liveaboards operations prefer nitrox diving when you are doing multiple dives per day over the course of the week. Using Nitrox helps cut down your nitrogen load which means you get more time underwater and can go for repetitive dives sooner. In this online course, you’ll learn how to analyze nitrox tanks, how to plan your dives with Nitrox, and other safety & equipment considerations, all from your home computer. Normally this must done in person at the dive shop, however for a limited time only we are offering this essential course at home via e-learning and video chat, don’t miss out on this discounted price:)

Duration: E-learning on your own time + 2.5 hr video session with an instructor
Cost: $250 USD  $185 USD
Includes: Everything. PADI E-learning, Ninja instructor, Nitrox Equipment Set-up, certification fee, special Project AWARE PADI certification card, and a donation in your honor to Project Aware.
Prerequisites: PADI (junior) Open Water Diver or equivalent and at least 12 years old.
Next course:  Contact us to schedule a date & time!

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PADI Divemaster Online Starter Pack

We know there are many of you out there who are very excited about getting started with your PADI Divemaster, but COVID-19 may have put your plans on hold. Well, we have the perfect solution. No matter where you are, what you are doing, or how much time you have available, you can get started now, from home, with our special online program. Then, when you can join us anytime in the future to complete the practical side of the full divemaster internship in Los Cabos, Mexico.  Why Dive Ninjas? We go beyond just the theory and e-learning; we have built-in workshops and modules that you can complete in your own time from home to get started on skills such as photography, ecotourism, conservation, equipment management, and so much more. Check out what all it includes here and get started today, or contact us to talk about your personal goals and objectives. 

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PADI Intro to Freediving Level 1

Freediving is about inward power, discipline and control. It allows you to truly connect with the underwater world and all of its beautiful inhabitants unlike any other form of diving. Imagine quietly slipping below the surface, on your own terms, staying as long as your breath allows and exploring beneath the waves. This course is your first step into freediving in open water environments such as the ocean. It will introduce you to the physiology of freediving, breathing techniques, relaxation & stretching, equalization techniques, freediving equipment, and more.  You’ll learn disciplines of freediving such as: Static, Dynamic, Free Immersion, and Constant Weight freediving, as well as rescue techniques and how to safely freedive with a buddy in open water environments. In this special online course, our experienced PADI instructor Donna will be guiding you through this experience through our online webinar platform. You will complete the theory for the PADI basic Freediver and Freediving Level 1. If you want to try your new skills in the water, you can apply this theory certification towards your PADI Freediver Level 1, and join us for the in-water portion whenever you can join us.

Duration: 3 hours.
Cost: $95 USD
Includes: PADI eLearning,  a passionate and experienced instructor, theory certification towards PADI Freediver 1, and the zoom webinar platform.
Prerequisites: 12+ years old & know how to swim. No prior experience with snorkeling or freediving is required.

NEXT COURSES: September 13th @ 8am PDT Contact us to schedule a date & time!

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Interested in Other Courses? Let us Know!

These are just courses that we can offer fully online and you can receive a certification card in the mail right away. However, you can also do photography & conservation workshops or start any of our diving courses online now and complete the in-water portion in Cabo whenever it is safe to travel again. Contact us today with any questions!

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