Two Day Course Dates:
April Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th April 2019
October Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th 2019
Where: Polkerris Beach Watersports Centre
Price: £225 – includes certificates and manuals
The BSUPA Level 1 Instructor Training course provides a recognised qualification for those who wish to develop their careers by teaching stand up paddle boarding in the UK. The course is designed to provide a professional and structured approach for teaching stand up paddle boarding. The aim of the BSUPA Level 1 ITC is to produce good, competent, keen and professional paddleboarding instructors. The course is a combination of classroom-based theory and water-based practical exercises designed to give hands-on experience of teaching. The emphasis on the course is around safety, communication skills, professional attitude and conduct as an ambassador for SUP and the BSUPA.
• A valid First Aid qualification
• Have assisted on a SUP teaching session prior to the course
• Paddling proficiency: you must be able to paddle competently in a range of conditions, demonstrate and execute effective paddle stroke, basic and advanced turns, be able to catch and show basic wave technique, tow and rescue unconscious casualty as well as paddle a designated distance in a suitable time frame.