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ACA Instructor Criteria

The following are documents that reflect the range of skills an Instructor Candidate must exhibit in order to pass an Instructor Certification Workshop (ICW). 

Approved Instructor Criteria for all ACA Disciplines and Levels:

SUP (Stand-Up Paddleboarding)

River SUP
Ocean Surf SUP

SUP Yoga
     • SUP Yoga Instructor Endorsement

Canoe Touring 

River Canoeing

 Coastal Kayaking

River Kayaking

Surf Kayaking

Prone Paddling


Safety and Rescue

Adaptive Paddling

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NASBLA National Webinar Series: Developing Boating Skill Course Conformity Assessment Processes

12/12/2015 » 12/13/2015
Level 5: Advanced Whitewater Kayaking Instructor Certification Workshop (IDW/ICE), Update, and ITDW

1/16/2016 » 1/17/2016
Level 1: Introduction to SUP Instructor Certification Workshop (IDW/ICE)

1/16/2016 » 1/18/2016
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