Come see Butch and Andrea at DEMA Booth #7159
Nov08

Come see Butch and Andrea at DEMA Booth #7159

Come visit Teamlgs at Booth 7195 (with Unified Team Diving, Intl.). to learn about our updated Diver Leader Rescue Program – a must for all assistant instructors, divemasters, instructors, and anyone who wants to have leadership level diver rescue skills. Ask us about our newest Public Safety Diver Program and...

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Take back our Industry!  Butch Hendrick invites you to speak out:
Jul28

Take back our Industry! Butch Hendrick invites you to speak out:

This is your opportunity to speak out and tell the diving training agencies (PADI, NAUI, SSI,..) what you think about today’s training standards. Do you think diver education has declined over the last few decades, stayed the same, or improved? We need as many responders as possible. The goal is to present the results to the agencies and the industry this coming DEMA in November. Please pass the survey forward. Thanks for caring...

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Memorial for Jodi S. Lynd – Friday, June 17 10 am – 12 noon
Jun15

Memorial for Jodi S. Lynd – Friday, June 17 10 am – 12 noon

Jodi S Lynd Obituary Date of Birth: Thursday, August 24th, 1972 Date of Death: Sunday, June 12th, 2016 Funeral Home: Boakes Funeral home, Inc. www.boakesfuneralhome.com 6050 Main Street Mays Landing, New Jersey, UNITED STATES 08330  Obituary: Jodi S., Lynd, 43, of Mays Landing, passed away on June 12, 2016. Jodi grew up in Pittsgrove Twp., where he joined the Centerton Vol. Fire Co. He moved to Mays Landing in 1993 where he continued...

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What would Butch Do? – Everything you see is telling you a story. Are you listening?
May18

What would Butch Do? – Everything you see is telling you a story. Are you listening?

Everything you see is telling you a story. Are you listening? Observation is the basis of feedback. I instruct you how to do something. Your feedback through my observation tells me whether I taught you successfully or not. How did students write down what we’re saying? What is the quality of their energy levels? Did we energize them to learn?  What questions are they asking? Whether you are in teaching mode or not, consider that the...

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Drownproofing Turnout Gear Article
Apr15

Drownproofing Turnout Gear Article

Drownproofing Turnout Gear By Andrea Zaferes A firefighter dressed in turnout gear and no personal flotation device (PFD) falls out of a small boat during a flood in New Jersey while attempting to help flood victims. Tragically, he drowns. All firefighters have the potential of experiencing accidental immersion in flooded basements or trenches, covered pools, and open water sites. Just look at the number of fire personnel standing on...

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What would Butch do?  – Remember your first four responsibilities on a scene are You, Your Team, Your Family, the Victim
Apr15

What would Butch do? – Remember your first four responsibilities on a scene are You, Your Team, Your Family, the Victim

You can see the 5 year old’s body caught in the strainer. Everybody wants to go now. Let’s go get him. Take the basic 5 steps. What am I seeing that can go wrong? What am I not seeing because I’m looking to quickly. Do I have a hands-on practiced plan for how I’m going to get my own people out? Do I have everything I need for my trained emergency plan to work? If I’m not sure how I’m going to get the 5...

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