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A guide for dive instructors and dive professionals.

Panic under water? A nightmare for dive students and dive instructors. To avoid such a situation, this book provides dive instructors and dive professionals with valuable information on how to successfully deal with stress or fears among dive students. The authors explain human behavior from both sides, a scientific point of view, e. g. "Why are we afraid?", or "How is anxiety arising at all?" and at the same time provide various tips to help in dangerous situation - before or during a dive. The book covers also the specifics of diving with children in different age groups.


(Note: this book is at the moment in german language available only)

Autor:
Frank Thiele
Verlag:
Springer Verlag, Berlin 2018
ISBN:
978-3662559154
Preis:
29,99 Euro

Richtig Schnorcheln

This book is the modern and updated version of the previous bestseller Schnorcheln von A-Z.


(Note: this book is at the moment in german language available only)

Author:
Frank Thiele
Publisher:
Paul Pietsch Publishere, Stuttgart 2014
ISBN:
9-783-613-507-876
Price:
19,95 Euro

Pauline rettet das blaue Paradies

Water covers about 70 percent of the earth's surface, which is why our Earth is called The Blue Planet. Almost 95 percent of it is salt water. However, a lot of the sea’s treasures remains hidden from us land based creatures unfortunately. But luckily we meet in this book Pauline that takes us out to the sea and shows us the fascinating world of coral reefs. What is actually a coral reef and does it come from? Who lives in a coral reef and what dangers are reefs and their inhabitants exposed to? These and many other exciting marine adventures are addressed in several short stories in a simple and entertaining way. Modern illustrations provide a better learning success and make this book the ideal holiday companion for children. Ideal for reading, watching or reading it yourself.


(Note: this book is at the moment in german language available only)

Author:
Frank Thiele
Publisher:
Books on Demand, Norderstedt 2014
ISBN:
9-783-735-757-265
Price:
9,90 Euro

Geht das Wasser um die ganze Insel?

This book contains funny but also interesting facts about traveling, diving and the underwater world. The secret of the book is not only in the special kind of humor and the brevity of the stories, but also in the lovingly designed and excellent illustrations by Heike Scharm.


(Note: this book is at the moment in german language available only)

Author:
Frank Thiele
Publisher:
Books on Demand, Norderstedt 2009
ISBN:
978-3-839-10863-5
Price:
14,90 Euro

Schnorcheln von A-Z

In this guide both snorkelling enthusiasts and experienced snorkelers will find information and ideas, which turn snorkelinbg into an unforgettable experience. The reader learns about the laws of physics, such as positive and negative buoyancy, but also about the creatures in the water and about the proper behavior in currents and waves. The fact that this snorkel guide also contains knowledge in the field of diving, makes it an universal guide for all watersports enthusiasts. This guide closes the gap between snorkeling and diving!


(Note: this book is at the moment in german language available only)

Author:
Frank Thiele
Publisher:
Müller Rüschlikon, Stuttgart 2006
ISBN:
978-3-275-01578-8
Price:
14,90 Euro

Reiseführer Malediven

The Maldives - a paradise with an incredible and unique underwater world, like nowhere else. Maldives is still one of the best destinations in the world for divers. The tourist infrastructure changes always so this guide provides detailed information about travel possibilities, accommodation, resorts, restaurants etc. This book is an absolute must for all those who are planning a diving holiday in the Maldives. More from Maldives Travel Guide...

Maldives Travel Guide

The Maldives are a diver's paradise with a breathtaking underwater world. This guide provides information for snorkellers and divers on:

  • holiday planning and getting here
  • weather and climate
  • people and culture
  • accommodations and restaurants
  • attractions and infrastructure
  • animals and vegetation on land and in water
  • atolls and reefs
  • diving and snorkeling in the Maldives
  • dive sites and wrecks
  • dive trips and excursions
  • currents
  • health and environmental awareness
  • underwater photography

This book is a must for all those who have a diving or snorkeling vacation planning in the Maldives.

Including a guide of the most fascinating part of fish and marine organisms in the Maldives.


(Note: this book is at the moment in german language available only)

Author:
Frank Thiele
Publisher:
Müller Rüschlikon, Stuttgart 2008
ISBN:
978-3-275-01636-5
Price:
24,90 Euro
As part of my job as a diving instructor, I have prepared several outlines for specialty courses. All of the following dive courses are accepted by PADI as a Distinctive Specialty already.

Dolphin Diver

There is hardly a person who is not fascinated by dolphins. But unfortunately, we still know very little about them. This specialty course brings light into darkness. The topics range from the scientific classification, origin, anatomy, behavior, hydrodynamics, to threats to dolphins and their relationship to human beings. A variety of pictures and graphics comes with the text and makes it easier to understand. (Language: English)


Author:
Frank Thiele
Price:
85,00 Euro

River- & drift diving

Crystal clear waters, where you can look straight down to the floor. The only disadvantage is that rivers are in motion. To dive in such a high risk place, it requires certain preparations and techniques. You must kow how to read a river and when the best conditions for a dive are. Graphics accompany the text very clearly. (Language: German)


Author:
Frank Thiele
Price:
85,00 Euro

Pearl Diver

Who knows where more than 5000 years ago diving was inveted? And where was later on the center of Pearl Diving and why? Which oyster in particular is producing pearls and why do they? These interesting questions and a lot more will be answered in the Pearl Diver Specialty course. A variety of pictures and graphics accompany the text very clearly. A highlight of the course is a forgotten historical film, which shows the pearl divers in ancient times. (Language: English)


Author:
Frank Thiele
Price:
85,00 Euro

Manta Diver

Topical waters is the home of the Manta Ray. Everybody who meets this weird-looking animal for the first time is very much impressed. They look so unreal, like something from out of space. And what do we know about them? How do they reproduce? How long do they live? Why do they look like what they look like? The Manta Diver Specialty course gives answers. A variety of pictures and graphics comes with the text and makes it easier to understand. (Language: English)


Author:
Frank Thiele
Price:
85,00 Euro

Shark Diver

Hardly any animal is presented both as monster in the past, but also trivialized as a pet in modern times. The Shark Diver Specialty course is based on reports and scientific facts. You can learn more about the nature of sharks lke their feeding behavior, anatomy and hydrodynamics. 400 million years of evolution has produced a species that is superb adapted to the water – absolutly fascinating. A variety of pictures and graphics accompany the text very clearly. (Language: English)


Author:
Frank Thiele
Price:
85,00 Euro
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    Information and inspirations

    At regular intervals new and interesting articles can be found on my Blog. At the moment everything in German, English language will follow later.

  • Geht das Wasser um die ganze Insel?

    Join in and create the new book!

    Everyone can participate in the next edition. Click here and join! The book is also available as an eBook, too. (GERMAN LANGUAGE ONLY)

  • On Tour

    Gatherto information for my new dive guide

    I am in the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Oman at the moment to gather information for my new dive guide about that region.

  • Wedding under water

    A unique experience

    Have you ever seen a wedding under water? A short video clip of such great experience here...

  • Work in progress

    Specialty-Outline

    Just now I am working on a new Specialty-Outline for divers, title: Marine Protector.

  • Planned book project

    Diving at the sheikhs

    A dive guide for diving and snorkelling in the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Oman.

  • Planned book project

    Book for children

    Together with Marine Biologist Evelyne Chavent (France) and Illustrator Kanako Yusa (Japan).

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