I just finished my last open-water dive/test for my PADI Assistant Instructor rating. Not a whole lot to speak to other than it was COLD! After almost 20 years of diving I recently embarked on the "professional path". The IDC isn`t as tough as some folks have made it out to be but nowhere close to being easy either. In any case, I am looking forward to working with & learning more from my Instructor(s). I would like to get my delivery and demonstrations polished to a point where it comes across smooth and without effort, while instilling confidence in my students. Oh yeah! I got to thank JF & Jason for taking the time out of their schedules to freeze their grapes off just to be my guinea pigs (ow students) for my final cert. The best part of SCUBA diving has been meeting new people and making friends like these guys.