Certification

Upcoming Courses

January 26 2013 Melbourne Beach Florida
Academy of SUP Instruction Flatwater Instructor Certification Course
Location: TBA
Time: 9am-6pm
Boards and paddles available for rent
Equipment needed:
Board, paddle, leash, lunch, water, footwear.

To sign up: e-mail supinstruction@gmail.com

January 11 2013 Cocoa Beach Florida
Academy of SUP Instruction Flatwater Instructor Certification Course
Location: TBA
Time: 9am-6pm
Boards and paddles available for rent
Equipment needed:
Board, paddle, leash, lunch, water, footwear.

To sign up: e-mail supinstruction@gmail.com

September 15 2013 Plattsburg, NY
Academy of SUP Instruction Flatwater Instructor Certification Course
Location: Burlinton

To sign up: e-mail supinstruction@gmail.com

September 14 2013 Burlington VT
Academy of SUP Instruction Flatwater Instructor Certification Course
Location: Burlinton
Time: 9am-6pm
Boards and paddles available for rent
Equipment needed:
Board, paddle, leash, lunch, water, footwear.

To sign up: e-mail supinstruction@gmail.com

September 4th 2013 Orlando Florida
Academy of SUP Instruction Flatwater Instructor Certification Course
Location: Orlando
Winter Park Dinky Dock, (maps)
Time: 9am-6pm
Boards and paddles available for rent
Equipment needed:
Board, paddle, leash, lunch, water, footwear.

To sign up: e-mail supinstruction@gmail.com

Certification as a Standup Paddleboard Instructor:  The “ASI” Certification Course provides SUP Instructors the basics of water safety and a solid framework of SUP teaching techniques.  Any activity that involves open water conditions is inherently dangerous.  Our instruction is based on sound fundamentals with an overall emphasis on the “Safety” for the beginner paddler.

Course Pre-requisites:

• Ability to perform basic SUP skills in proper mounting/dismount positions from beach, dock and deep water.
• Proficient skills in the forward stroke as well as the turning and stopping strokes are required to participate in this course.
• Minimum of 20 hours of stand up paddling flat water up to 8 knot winds
• Strong swimming skills
• Current Certification in Basic CPR/AED (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation/Automatic External Defibrillator) *Can be obtained after course.
• Minimum 18 years of age

Please note, this is not a course for beginner SUP paddlers.
To pass and receive an ASI Certification, each participant will have to demonstrate the ability to perform all techniques taught during the course.

Course Objectives:
• To provide information on SUP equipment
• Dry land teaching and training techniques
• Provide water safety knowledge for SUP paddlers
• How to deal with emergency situations for SUP paddlers
• Advanced stroke technique and skills

Benenfits of ASI Certification:  Discounted insurance; ASI Certification verification through the WSUPA website; and industry discounts.

Course Fee: $300 payable to Official ASI course instructor.

To sign up: e-mail supinstruction@gmail.com

One thought on “Certification

  1. Scott Mullen

    I am interested in obtaining sup certification, unfortunately I live in Las Vegas and have not found many viable options. Would you please include me on any classes that my be upcoming in the desert southwest.

    Kind regards.

    Scott

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