New IDA Course Directors/ Instructor 4 star.

Klaus Knodt, new IDA Course Director / Instructor 4 star.

Kaus Knodt, owner of the Aquarius diving service in Danish - Nienhof near Kiel ( and IDA Instructor 3 star, was appointed to IDA Course Director / Instructor 4 star by the President of IDA, Karsten Reimer, today on February 17th, 2021. As a mine diver, professional diver, instructor for research divers, as well as a longstanding Instructor 3 star, he not only has a lot of of diving experience, but has also repeatedly put this experience at the service of IDA. With this appointment, the association thanks for decades of loyalty and active cooperation in the training of diving instructors. This appointment came as a complete surprise to Klaus, otherwise he would have shaved first. ;-)

Johannes Waschpusch, new IDA Course Director / Instructor 4 star.

Johannes Waschpusch, owner of the diving school Seelbach, IDA license number 007 (does not include a license to kill) and instructor 3 star, is a veteran of IDA regardless of his young age. Because he has been with us since the day IDA was founded in 1996. As a thank for his many years of loyalty, active participation in the association and the training of many diving instructors and those who want to become one, the Presidium of IDA appoints Johannes as IDA TL 4 / Course Director with immediate effect. Surprised but shaved. :-)

IDA at the Bahamas!


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New IDA fleece hats

New IDA fleece hat (fits all sizes). Warm and comfortable with an IDA embroidering. 16,99 Euro plus shipping. Order at your IDA instructor or at:

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