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Cancelled: ISA Level 1 Surf Instructor Course
4. October 2020 @ 8:00 – 10. October 2020 @ 17:00
Due to the cancellation of the Swiss Surfing Championship 2020 and the current COVID-19 situation we have decided to cancel the ISA Level 1 Surf Instructor Course in Spain.
We are working with the ISA and other involved persons to organize a course in Switzerland. We will inform you as soon as possible.
International Surfing Association Level 1 Surf Instructor course as well as Surf Coach Safety and rescue competency award.
The International Surfing Association Level 1 Surf Instructor works with the novice surfer in white water teaching basic surfing skills including an introduction to equipment, beach safety, paddling catching waves, popping up, riding white water and traversing white water. These skills are learned on soft boards in white water conditions on beach breaks. This course is aimed at individuals with surfing experience who wish to teach basic surfing techniques to the novice.
Requirements to participate to the course:
– The candidates must be 16 years or older
– The candidates must demonstrate a reasonable surf proficiency (paddle “out back”, take-off and surf right and left on an unbroken wave
– Minimum 10 participants required, maximum 20
Additional requirements to obtain the Level 1 surf coach certification:
– 20 hours lesson planning and coaching experience with an ISA level one coach or greater (or equivalent) as a mentor, logged and planned. Lesson plans and logs to be then returned to course presenter for assessment
Active Members get a discount if logged in. If you are not yet an Active Member, you will automatically receive the Active Membership with the registration to the Instructor Course and can benefit from the Active Member advantages.
Date theory: To be determined (2 mornings before the practical portion, remote)
Date practical portion: 04.- 10. October 2020
As the training will occur during the Swiss Surfing Championships, the courses will take place during the lay-days of the event. The course will last for 4 full days.
Location: Loredo, Spain
The Lodging is not included in the price but you can benefit from the special conditions at the Latas lodge and Loredo House, please refer to: https://waveriding.ch/swiss-surfing-championship/
Due to current COVID-19 global pandemic, there is a chance that the course will not take place. Also, if there are not sufficient participants we reserve the right to cancel the course by the beginning of September. Costs will be fully reimbursed in that case.