By popular demand, ASI is scheduling a UK workshop on 28-29 June 2014 to get you ready for the summer.
And a post summer workshop on 13-14 September 2014
Go the next step in your surfing instructor career. This workshop focuses on analysis and technique correction. With practical hands of skills you’ll learn how to assess and coach individuals and groups to improve surfing ability and create individualised training programs for the recreational surfer.
Ideal for instructors who already have advanced level surfing skill and a minimum of 24 months Level 1 Surfing Instructor experience.
Delivered by ASI TRAINER Mike Raven Delivered by British renowned elite Surfer, Mike Raven. He has been surfing at age 6. Mike won his first surfing competition at the age of 14 and was mens European circuit winner by the age of 17 (still a junior) collecting many national titles and surfing for the Cornish, English and British Teams until the age of 34 when he stopped competing and concentrated on Raven Surf School.
Mike runs Groms (kids) club for local kids, producing some surfing national champions and works with Bude haven School and CATS ( Community Action Through Sports) for disadvantage and at risk students.
Although no longer competing professionally, Mike still enters competitions and in November 2013, at the age of 45, became the British Senior Surfing Champion.
Mike has been training instructors in UK and overseas for over 10 years. He is in demand as a trainer with a style that draws on his elite surfing skills, surf school operations experience and competition knowledge, providing a hands on practical focus to all his workshops.
Advanced level surfing criteria and competencies
Advanced level coaching surfing risks and hazards
Factors affecting surfing performance and surfing dynamics
The types of manoeuvres performed at the advanced level
The mechanics of ASI advanced level surfing manoevures
How to assess advanced level surfing performance
Identify suitable drills to improve performance
Prepare individualised training and coaching plans
Prepare group training and coaching plans
Conduct effective video analysis
Evaluate training and coaching plans to ensure they are effective
You also receive the following text books:
ASI Level 2 Surfing Coach manual (with coaching tips, drills, forms for use in coaching, etc)
ASL Learn to Surf Advanced Level manual (reference text, full colour, step by step technique, etc).
18 – 19 June 2014 ASI Surfing Instructor Water Safety Rescue Award & First Aid.
Warm sunny weather, great waves and some great accommodation. The perfect get away !
ASI Trainer is Sergio Brandao. He is a Level 4 Master Surfing Coach and Trainer. He was one of the first surf school camps in Portugal, and has extensive experience in surf school/camp/tour operations,instructor training and competition surfing coaching, working with and inspiring many Portugese champions. Sergio speaks Portuguese, (native language), English, French and Italian.
All instructors receive Instructor training manual and learn to surf technique reference manuals and free ASI instructor t-shirt.
The training is at the Memmo Baleeira Sagres Hotel. A boutique hotel with amazing views on the ocean. Single rooms with full buffet breakfast is on €60 and less if 2 or 3 people sharing.
Hostel accommodation from €18 per night with breakfast. All within easy distance to the training venue.
Great ready for summer and get qualified now, have fun at the same time
ASI Stand Up Paddle Instructor workshops Pembrokeshire, Wales
16 – 20 June 2014
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ASI SUP Instructor Water Safety Rescue Award: 16 June 2014.
ASI Level 1 SUP Instructor Enclosed Flat Water on 17-18 June 2014
ASI Level SUP Instructor Exposed Waters 19 June 2014
ASI Level 3 SUP Instructor (Beginner Surf) 20 June 2014
Trainer: Oli Tuggey – elite advanced SUP surfer, long distance paddle and experience SUP school operator.
The training is located at Newgale. A very small village, located on a stunning 2 mile sandy beach right in the heart of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, with a large choice of supping locations.
ASI Stand Up Paddle Instructor workshops Gwithian, Cornwall, England
27-29 June 2014
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ASI SUP Instructor Water Safety Rescue Award: 27 June 2014.
ASI Level 1 SUP Instructor Enclosed Flat Water on 28-29 June 2014
ASI Level SUP Instructor Exposed Waters 30June 2014
Trainer: Paul Byrne – SUP dsitnace paddler, SUP contest director and organiser, elite-advanced SUP surfer, experienced SUP school operator.
Gwithian is located on the North Cornish coast and is an natural, scenice and popular destination with a beaches of golden sand, excellent surfing facilities, flat water supping locations and amazing views of St Ives Bay and Godrevy Lighthouse.
ASI Level 1 Surfing Instructor Gwithian, Cornwall, England
13-15 June 2014
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Trainer: Tyson Greenaway, Level 4 Master Surfing Coach & Trainers, with a wealth of surf school operations expertise and instructor training spanning 15 years.
Gwithian and St Ives Bay is one of the best places to surf in Britain. The north end of the bay picks up almost every bit of swell that the Atlantic can throw at it so in the summer you can get a wave on the smallest of days.
Martin is a highly experienced and an ASI Level 4 Master Surfing Coach, holding surf rescue and senior first aid qualifications. Martin is a top rate British surfer. He grew up in Plymouth, surfing the breaks in South Devon and North Cornwall and has also travelled to surf breaks around the world..
Instructors make sure you send your record books to the new address.
ASI is an international professional membership organisation for career instructors and commercial school owners in the surfing, stand up paddle and bodyboarding adventure sports sector.
We train accredited instructors, and issue ASI accredited centre status to adventure sports centres according to the ASI worldwide standard. We develop and publish learn to books, dvds, learn to courses, programs and curriculum.
ASI offers a range of instructor career pathways to Level 4 or 5 Master Coach and an operations and training system for school owners to help increase efficiencies and acquire and new clientele,.
With offices in Australia, UK, USA, Bali and the Philippines, ASI accreditation sets the international standard. It is the mark of high professional competence recognised and sought after by employers and the general public.
Whether you want to learn or work in the industry, ASI can help you get there.
Which ASI SUP Instructor course would suit you?
ASI has created the following SUP instructor framework to provide a range of instructor accreditation workshops to suit your location and skills.
Level 1 SUP Instructor (Enclosed Flat Water) for instructing at inland waterways and bodies of water including creeks, rivers, lakes, lagoons, estuaries, canals that are no wider than 1 km, with no swell or breaking waves.
Level 2 SUP Instructor (Exposed Waters) for instructing at protected coastal beaches, bays, harbours and inland bodies of water wider than 1 km (0.6 miles). Shore-break up to 1½ feet, swell size up to 2ft. No breaking waves.
Level 3 SUP Instructor (Downwind and Distance Paddling) for instructing for 10 kms, (6.2 miles) paddles with the wind behind and speed greater than 15 knots and less than 20 knots. Locations defined as wide open stretches of water such as exposed coastal waters and protected bays, lakes, lagoons. Swell size up to 4 ft, no more than 500 metres from shore.
Level 3 SUP Instructor (Beginner Surf) Instruct and manage stand up paddle surfing sessions in surf up to 1½ ft (½ metre).
SUP Instructor Water Rescue Award Perform simple rescues in SUP enclosed flat water and exposed waters locations or beginner surf locations.
An added SwiftWindow
Become an ASI Accredited School
Access a range of member benefits. It’s a total system that includes:
ASI logos to display on your marketing information to demonstrate quality assurance to your customers.
Member on-line policy, procedures manuals, operating guides and forms for use in your operations
Ready to use learn to programs complete with course outlines, delivery schedules, students manuals and workbooks, suitable for the general public and primary, secondary and college students.
Worldwide marketing that promotes ASI Accredited schools, including your own page on the ASI website and enquiry form.
And much more…..
Join the growing list of schools, around the world, committed to high surf school standards.
ASI Leads the World in “Stand Up Paddle” Training and Accreditation.
Why Choose ASI?
We created the SUP training framework and industry standards in 2008 and we remain at the forefront of SUP certification development.
Each of the training levels has even developed with extensive industry consultation
The course content is thorough and specific to SUP
Each course provides intensive information relative to the SUP environment type.
The trainers are highly experienced with years of SUP instruction experience
Full training manuals are provided at each level. Ideal reference text.
You will get a range of tools, lessons plans and techniques to use immediately when you leave the workshops.
Career progression from Level 1 to Level 6. Different SUP streams.
With offices in other countries, you can work about the world with your ASI certification.
Become an accredited SUP school and access a range benefits, ASI learn to SUP programs and resources ideal for your students, schools, colleges and corporates.
An added SwiftWindow
Villa Paradise – Balian Bali, Indonesia For the ultimate surf / SUP destination, have a look at Balian, Bali.
Located away from the crowds, amongst palm trees, great surf and friendly locals. It’s like Bali was 40 years ago. The real Bali !
ASI’s Villa Tranquil is right on the coast. You don’t need a car, you can walk everywhere. Check out the surf from the villa. Relax in the pool or watch the sunrise over the mountains. Amazing views.
Balian is on the west coast of Bali, about 50 kms (1½ hours drive from Kuta and 20 minutes before Medewi.
The villa has 3 guest rooms, all with ensuite bathrooms, A/C, DVD, TV. Swimming pool, kitchen, laundry and full time staff. Individual guest rooms can be rented from $45 per night. Or book the whole villa for your exclusive use.