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SUP Instructor Certification Workshop (ICW) ACA Essentials of SUP 1 and 2
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SUP Instructor Certification Workshop (ICW) ACA Essentials of SUP 1 and 2

6/9/2017 to 6/11/2017
When: Friday, June 9, 2017
Where: Hudson River Expeditions
14 Market Street
Cold Spring, New York  10516
United States
Contact: Makiko Parsons

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Program Instructor: Chris Raab
Registration for this workshop is directly through Tuktu Paddles

The ACA ICW provides SUP Instructors the basics of water safety and a solid framework of SUP teaching techniques. This three-day program is an intensive, fast paced workshop designed to refine your instructional techniques and familiarize you with the processes and curriculum of the American Canoe Association. Students aspiring to be certified as SUP instructors will need to have current certifications in both CPR and First Aid.
Goals for this course include:
-to become familiar with current educational theory as it applies to paddle instruction
-to develop personal paddling skills
-to develop teaching and coaching skills
-to develop safe group management techniques
-to become familiar with ACA procedures for certified instructors

In the Instructor Certification Workshop (ICW) you will be assessed in the following areas: Personal Paddling Skills, Teaching Skills, Modeling Skills, Risk Management, Group Management, Technical Knowledge, Coaching and Assessment.

Pre-requisites: Proficiency with basic skills outlined in ACA Instructor Criteria, ACA Annual Membership, First Aid and CPR certification, 18 years of age or older. The staff at HRE can help you determine if you are ready for the ICW, and help you get there if you are not.

ACA Mission

Founded in 1880, The American Canoe Association (ACA) is a national nonprofit organization serving the broader paddling public by providing education related to all aspects of paddling; stewardship support to help protect paddling environments; and sanctioning of programs and events to promote paddlesport competition, exploration and recreation.

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