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Level 1-2: Essentials of Stand Up Paddleboarding Instructor Certification Workshop (IDW/ICE)
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9/30/2016 to 10/2/2016
When: Friday, September 30, 2016
Where: Westport River, Harbor and Approaches
Westport, Massachusetts 
United States
Contact: Sam Ladd/Osprey Sea Kayak

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This is a 3 day L1/L2 Standup Paddleboard Instructor Development Workshop/Instructor Certification Exam (ICW) for competent SUP paddlers who want to become ACA certified instructors. This will be a fun but intensive 3 days discussing and putting into practice all topics on the ACA L1 and L2 Instructor Criteria outline. The overall focus of this course is to develop effective SUP instructors. Candidates will get the most out of this course if they arrive familiar and competent with all the strokes and maneuvers listed in the SUP instructor criteria and are ready develop the teaching and coaching skills necessary to teach stand up paddling to others. Topics covered will include:

-Personal paddling development
-ACA paperwork and history
-Learniing Theory
-Teaching Theory
-Group Safety and Management 
-Environmental Conditions

Cost $375
Please contact:
Host: Sam Ladd Osprey Sea and Surf Adventures 
508 636-0300

Instructor Trainer: Jim Bernard 
508 951-3102 

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