GRIT

SCUBA DIVING & LIFE SKILLS

3 – Day Weekend Batches

About the course

The GRIT Program offered by Team C.L.A.W is a powerful initiative to provide a transformative experience for participants, opening a window of opportunity to enjoy adventure and necessary life skills in the safety net of experts for a memorable life experience. It’s been noted that participants experience tangible benefits of an enhanced level of self-awareness and confidence through life skills training and therapeutic release through Scuba Diving experiences. Enhanced situational awareness, as well as confidence brought along by knowledge sharing, helps them go back with a “can do” rather than a “should do” attitude which helps form a persona that’s execution focussed.

You learn as you apply and perfect as you practise. All activities have a structured approach to Theory orientation, Skill demonstration, Skill practice and Skill performance.

The 3-day module works as an introduction and a crunched contextual module due to time limitations and has been devised on popular demand for a short term – high value weekend engagement benefitting participants who cannot take time off to be with us longer. We encourage everyone to attend our longer 8 day programme to really get a deeper insight as well as experience the training provided to take back hard skills to practise and perfect through life.

Expected outcome – Triggering self- exploration and individual evolution. Unlock your potential and realise human ability.

What we Offer

CLAW Camping Skills

Camping Skills

However easy and natural camping seems to be, there are some necessary skills that you should obtain before you set off. In this part of the course, You will learn about basic camping skills including – Pitching and striking a pup-tent and Siting considerations for setting up a camp

Emergency First Response Skills

CLAW - CPR

Knowledge of EFR builds the confidence and skills needed to provide basic emergency care and could save lives. __ % people who die of cardiac issues or road accidents could’ve been saved if the people around knew EFR skills.

All-terrain survival skills are a key stepping stone to confidence while in the midst of nature. Developing the survival instinct and the survival mindset will shatter one’s insecurities, induce confidence and change the outlook towards life.

Survival Skills

CLAW Survivor Skills

Dive into an awe-inspiring environment & experience a new world in 3-D. Any person can become fearless & comfortable underwater with just a little practice & proper hands on training. This course introduces a person to the underwater world through SCUBA Diving.

Scuba Diving Skills

CLAW Unarmed Combat

Unarmed Combat Skills

Unarmed combat skills boost self-confidence and enable one to operate fearlessly. It also helps to protect your loved ones and protect yourself in hostile circumstances.

CLAW - Fun

And Some Fun..

If teamwork isn’t fun, you are not playing on the right team. And we will ensure equal share of fun during these 3 days.

CLAW Camping Skills

Camping Skills

However easy and natural camping seems to be, there are some necessary skills that you should obtain before you set off. In this part of the course, You will learn about basic camping skills including – Pitching and striking a pup-tent and Siting considerations for setting up a camp

CLAW - CPR

Emergency First Response Skills

Knowledge of EFR builds the confidence and skills needed to provide basic emergency care and could save lives. __ % people who die of cardiac issues or road accidents could’ve been saved if the people around knew EFR skills.

CLAW Survivor Skills

Survival Skills

All-terrain survival skills are a key stepping stone to confidence while in the midst of nature. Developing the survival instinct and the survival mindset will shatter one’s insecurities, induce confidence and change the outlook towards life.

CLAW Scuba

Scuba Diving Skills

Dive into an awe-inspiring environment & experience a new world in 3-D. Any person can become fearless & comfortable underwater with just a little practice & proper hands on training. This course introduces a person to the underwater world through SCUBA Diving.

CLAW Unarmed Combat

Unarmed Combat Skills

Unarmed combat skills boost self-confidence and enable one to operate fearlessly. It also helps to protect your loved ones and protect yourself in hostile circumstances.

CLAW - Fun

And Some Fun..

If teamwork isn’t fun, you are not playing on the right team. And we will ensure equal share of fun during these 3 days.

Slot Details

SLOTS

DATES

STATUS

SLOT 02

25th - 27th June

CLOSED

SLOT 03

2nd - 4th July

AVAILABLE

SLOT 04

9th - 11th July

AVAILABLE

SLOT 05

16th - 18th July

AVAILABLE

SLOT 06

23rd - 25th July

AVAILABLE

SLOT 07

30th - 1st August

AVAILABLE

Course Details

PRICE

INR 25,000/-

INCLUSIONS

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Twin Shared Room @ Auroville

EXCLUSIONS

Flights & Local Transport

COVID-19 protocols compliance (such as RT-PCR Test)

C.L.A.W

GRIT

Scuba Diving & Life Skills

INR 25,000/-

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   Quiet Healing Center - Auroville Pondicherry

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Things to Carry

  • Swimwear
  • Pocket Mask (Rescue breathing mask) : Important for First aid class (https://www.amazon.in/IndoSurgicalsTM-Pocket-Medical-Rescue-Resuscitator/dp/B07DWVTTLV )
  • Rashguards (upper and lower body): Protection from the sunburns (https://www.decathlon.com/collections/mens-rashguards )
  • Sunscreen (Preferably reef-friendly)
  • Sunglasses: Protection for eyes from the sun
  • Cap/Hat: Protection from sunburns
  • Sweatshirt/Jacket/Wind sheeter: For windy mornings and Windy boat rides if you feel cold and have thermo-regulation issues. (Not required for summers i.e – April to September)
  • Chappals or sandals
  • Rain Coat / Umbrella (Only in Monsoon Season i.e Oct to Dec)
  • Sports shoes
  • ID Proof
  • Writing material for classes
  • Camera (Optional)
  • Ear Buds for cleaning and drying the ears after SCUBA Dives

Testimonials

FAQ

Most frequent questions and answers

CLAW Standards (India’s First Indigenous National Diving Standards formulated by Veteran Divers from The Army Special Forces and Indian Navy).  CLAW Standards are ISO Compliant.


HSA Standards – HSA is short for Handicapped Scuba association. Please visit the website of HSA for further details about the organization and its history. The Handicapped Scuba Association has dedicated itself to improving the physical and social well-being of people with disabilities through the sport of scuba diving.

  • To improve the health and fitness of people with disabilities by challenging their physical abilities and endurance.
  • To improve the quality of life of people with disabilities by providing opportunities to actively participate in a mainstream sport.
  • To “level the playing field” between people with disabilities and their able-bodied peers by facilitating access to a sport that they, and others, thought was not possible.
  • To motivate people with disabilities into pursuing other life challenges (education, employment, travel, sports) by allowing them to achieve at a sport that many people cannot.
  • To profile the abilities and potential of people with disabilities to mainstream society. Made up of over 4000 underwater educators, scuba divers with disabilities and supporting members, located in over 45 countries, the Handicapped Scuba Association is dedicated to assuring that people with disabilities are given the same opportunity to receive quality training, certification and dive adventures as the able-bodied population. Visit www.hsascuba.com for more information.

Quiet Healing Center, Auroville, Pondicherry

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Yes. Rs 5,000 extra will be charged for the additional person.

You will have back to back activities during the day. So work-from-home of your existing job will be difficult.

Yes, Non-Swimmers can also dive with an assistant diver who knows rescue skills and is highly proficient in swimming. Our instructors are former Special Forces Divers. They have extensive knowledge, skills and experience in underwater rescue missions and operations. You can safely dive with us without knowing to swim. However, you will only be certified as an ‘Assisted SCUBA Diver’ and not as an ‘Autonomous SCUBA Diver’

The 3 day course includes 1 Pool Session + 1 Open Water SCUBA Dive. The Open Water SCUBA Dive could be either in the Quarry or in the Open Seas depending on the weather conditions and other incidental exigencies.

Pre Entry Preparations – Be well rested the previous night. Preferably, be empty stomached (just have tea/coffee, Fruits or biscuits etc). Be well hydrated. Ensure an empty bowel and bladder. If you’re prone to seasickness, you may take an anti-vomiting tablet the previous night and one tablet in the morning before the dive. However, this is a case to case thing. Please discuss with your Dive Supervisor before taking medication for sea sickness.

Post Dive actions – Dry ourselves immediately, especially the head. Drink something warm and eat some fruits. Pour some fresh water in you

We have Emergency First responders and Emergency first responder Instructors on our team. Besides, we have tied up various Hospitals and Medical facilities nearby for immediate help.

Post Dive actions – Dry ourselves immediately, especially the head. Drink something warm and eat some fruits. Pour some fresh water in you

Since Pondicherry lies on the coastline, we would recommend you carry sunscreen (Preferably reef-friendly), sunglasses, Umbrella, Full sleeve Rashguard (You can find that in the surfing section of decathlon).

Post Dive actions – Dry ourselves immediately, especially the head. Drink something warm and eat some fruits. Pour some fresh water in you

At all times in the water, there will be adequate instructors and diving assistants. Depending on the type of disability and skill levels of the student, an adequate number of Instructors and assistants will be with you. As a rule of thumb, we strive for a ratio of 1:1.

Post Dive actions – Dry ourselves immediately, especially the head. Drink something warm and eat some fruits. Pour some fresh water in you

The 3-day course is a short and dense course with back to back activities and theory session. However, you may find time to explore Pondicherry and Auroville post 9 pm.

Maximum Safe Operating Depth will be 12m.

Our team comprises of Ex-Special Forces Divers with over 15 to 20 years of Combat Diving and Specialist Civilian Divers specially vetted and chosen for operation Blue Freedom by the founder himself. Naval Diving Schol / Special Forces Training School / PADI / HSA.

We Dive in the Quarry and finish our training. There is all year round diving happening in Pondicherry.

CLAW Global gives you a transformative experience of working alongside ex-special forces veterans and persons with disabilities. Working closely and training alongside people with disabilities is a transformative experience in itself, where one can experience the powerful spirit that they carry. Training under Team CLAW, one can also observe closely and imbibe the Special Forces Working ethos, the teamwork, brotherhood and the mindset.

Women must agree to train with Male diving instructors. Special Forces does not discriminate between genders. Having said that, CLAW is actively developing a team of Female Dive Instructors.

Yes. Very much. In fact, it is one of the most accessible facilities in the Pondicherry region.

Before coming to Pondicherry, Please get yourself medically evaluated by a doctor (Preferably who knows diving science) and get a medical certificate stating you are fit for diving. Fill the Student information form correctly and with utmost honesty. Remember, a lie on the medical form can be fatal to you and your dive buddy as well.