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Level 1-3: Coastal SUP Instructor Certification Workshop (ICW)
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Level 1-3: Coastal SUP Instructor Certification Workshop (ICW)

2/23/2018 to 2/28/2018
When: Friday, February 23, 2018
Where: Tampa Bay & backwater, Riviera bay, Egmont key St. Petersburg
10000 Gandy Blvd.
St. Petersburg, Florida  33702
United States
Contact: Todd Bishop

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ACA SUP Level 1l/Level 2/Level 3 (Intro to SUP/Essentials of SUP/Coastal SUP) Instructor Certification Workshops

February 23rd, 24th , 25th, 26th,27th & 28th2018

Tampa Bay & backwater, Riviera bay, Egmont key
St. Petersburg, FL

Hosted by Sweetwater Kayaks

Contact: Todd at 904.806.5461

Come train with us at this ACA Level 1, Level 2 and/or Level 3 SUP Instructor Development Workshop & Instructor Certification Exams (Instructor Certification Workshops) in St. Petersburg, Florida. This intensive course is for experienced SUP paddlers seeking to acquire the training and certification needed to teach students, classes, & guide tours. Over 3-5 days we will develop & assess technical skills, knowledge, & teaching abilities. We will spend our time adjacent to and on the waters surrounding the West side of Tampa Bay and Weedon Island.

Cost: $450-650 pp

Pre-requisites: Previous SUP experience, 18 years of age or older, First aid & CPR certification, ACA annual membership. Fee does not include ACA instructor’s manual or SEIC dues.

You can attend for Level 1 only, multiple levels or upgrade a current certification level.

Feb 21st L1 Yoga workshop & endorsement, day 1
Feb 22nd L1 Yoga workshop & endorsement, day 2
($250 total for both days, taught by Charmaine Sauslbury)

Feb 23rd L1 Instructor Development Workshop $175
Feb 24th L1 skills course $75(2 hours)
L2 skills course $125(2 hours)
L3 Coastal skills course $125(3 hours)
Feb 25th L1 Instructor Certification Exam $175
Feb 26th L2 Instructor Certification Exam $175

L1 Instructor Certification (includes skills courses on the 24th)
23rd - 25th (3 days)

L1/L2 Instructor Certification (includes skills courses on the 24th)
23rd - 26th (4 days)

L3 Instructor Certification Workshop
27th - 28th
($650 packaged with L1, L2 & L3)


Level 3 Instructor Certification Workshop prerequisites: Must be an ACA Level 2: Essentials of SUP Instructor in good standing and have successfully completed a Level 3 Coastal SUP skills assessment or have the equivalent skills.

With 7 days of programing, there are opportunities to refine your skills, try a new venue or get your Instructor Certification.

Contact: Todd at 904.806.5461 or 

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