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Surfski Instructor Certification Workshop

August 19, 2017 - August 21, 2017


ACA L3 Surfski Instructor Certification Workshop (3 Days)

WHO: This workshop is for anyone interested in teaching Surfski. Your Instructor Trainers are Ben Lawry Instructor Trainer Educator and Sean Morley (Instructor Trainer Candidate).

WHAT: During this comprehensive three day course you will learn the latest and most effective teaching methods, be assessed according to the ACA’s L3 Surfski Instructor Criteria. By the end of the course participants should have the paddling skills, technical knowledge, rescue ability, teaching ability, group management, and interpersonal skills necessary for certification. Note that certification cannot be completed unless during some period two conditions necessary for assessment are present during some portion the certification
course. The four criteria are: 10-15 knot winds, 1-3 foot seas, 1-2 foot breaking waves, 1-2 knots of current.

WHY: The American Canoe Association is the nation’s leading organisation for paddler education in SUP. As an ACA certified instructor you will be certified to teach and able to obtain insurance to cover your classes.

WHERE: This class will be taught out of 101 Surf Sports in San Rafael, CA and other locations in the Bay Area.

WHEN: The 3 Day course begins at 9.00 am on Saturday, August 19th, 2017.

COST: $399.00 (Note: Fee does NOT include ACA Instructor’s Manual or SEIC dues).

Bookings for this course will close August 1st, 2017

Cost does not include surfski and paddle rental. It is recommended you use your own ski because you will be familiar with its handling characteristics but if you are flying in, skis & paddles can be rented from 101 Surf Sports.

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August 19, 2017
August 21, 2017
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River and Ocean
415 816 8746


101 Surf Sports
115 Third St
San Rafael, CA 94901 United States
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