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UNITED KINGDOM, EUROPE BALI, SRI LANKA & MOROCCO

ISA SURF INSTRUCTOR COURSES 2020

 

  • The role of the surfing Coach.
  • Identifying the duty of care regulations that apply to conducting surfing lessons.
  • Risk management & safety.
  • Identifying surfing lesson  hazards.
  • Emergency Action Processes.
  • Lesson plans for surfing courses.
  • surf boards courses, equipment
  • Communication skills for the surf course environment.
  • Instruction Surf course coaching methods.
  • Surf lesson plans.
  • Assessing students performance.
  • Evaluating surf course outcomes.
  • Minimising environmental impacts
  • Abide by student lesson & Surf instructor courses ratios: Surf Course Accredited Instructor.

Not only do you get to spend every day on the beach, but you can also manage it so you work during summers and escape the winters traveling. You can also get jobs abroad, or in surf camps right across the globe. On top all that you get the rewards of seeing the faces of super stoked pupils who you have helped get to their feet. It’s the perfect job for students at college or university or during their gap year.

 

 

Surf Instructor Course Cost

COURSE FEES £300

ABOUT PEMBROKESHIRE SURF LODGE

 

A short walk from golden, sandy beaches, this basic yet comfortable lodge is a dream location for those who want to spend time exploring the Pembrokeshire coast and enjoy the pathway to becoming an outdoor activity instructor. Come & experience Pembrokeshire’s amazing blue flag beaches, which we boast are some of the best the county has to offer.

Just a short walk from Freshwater West, one of Wales's best beaches, Gupton Farm Surf Lodge is the perfect coastal escape for adventurous guests who want to enjoy the outdoors and meet up with friends and family.  You’ll find lots of things to do right on your doorstep. Hike along the Pembrokeshire coast path, go wildlife watching at the nearby bird hide, or head straight to the beach. This wild, sandy stretch is adored by adventurers and nature lovers alike. With consistent swell and strong waves, the beach is regarded as one of Wales’ best surfing spots. Our Surf & Paddle Boarding Centre is right next door, so all the equipment you need is right on hand.   

The surf lodge is a comfortable space for ten people & being on a campsite your venturesome friends and family may like to join you under canvas or in their camper van and stay close by.

 

With its award-winning beaches, tranquil wooded valleys and outdoor activity centre, Stackpole estate is a short drive away. From kayaking to coasteering, you can try a variety of outdoor activities on the estate.

Location

We are based on Pembrokeshire's coastline in Wales on the westerly tip of the UK. Come & join us on your new career path as an outdoor adventure instructor. Experience Pembrokeshire’s amazing blue flag beaches. Outer Reef Surf Centre was established in 1999 & has been running instructor training courses ever since. Our team of instructors are all fully qualified, who specialise in coaching development worldwide & will run you through all stages of learning how to develop as a multi activity coach. All surf equipment is provided by us. We are The Official Activity Provider for the National Trust & our Centre is licensed by the AALA Adventure Activities Licensing.

FAQ'S

Where is it?

We are based on the stunning Pembrokeshire coastline in Wales, on the westerly tip of the UK.

Are you insured?

Yes we are. We have £10 million public liability insurance and all instructors & surf crew are fully qualified & members of the NGB.

What is not included?

Personal membership costs to National Governing Bodies such as British Canoeing for example. The total cost of these is about £75.

DBS update service membership (£13 annually)

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Surf Instructor Course Dates 2020

  • The role of the surfing Coach.
  • Identifying the duty of care regulations that apply to conducting surfing lessons.
  • Risk management & safety.
  • Identifying surfing lesson  hazards.
  • Emergency Action Processes.
  • Lesson plans for surfing courses.
  • surf boards courses, equipment
  • Communication skills for the surf course environment.
  • Instruction Surf course coaching methods.
  • Surf lesson plans.
  • Assessing students performance.
  • Evaluating surf course outcomes.
  • Minimising environmental impacts
  • Abide by student lesson & Surf instructor courses ratios: Surf Course Accredited Instructor.

founded in 1964, is recognized by the International Olympic Committee as the World Governing Authority for Surfing. The ISA governs and defines Surfing as Short board, Long board & Body boarding, Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Racing and Surfing, Body surfing, Wake surfing, and all other wave riding activities on any type of waves, and on flat water using wave riding equipment. The ISA crowned its first Men’s and Women’s World Champions in 1964. It crowned the first Big Wave World Champion in 1965; World Junior Champion in 1980; World Kneeboard Champions in 1982; World Longboard Surfing and World Bodyboard Champions in 1988; World Tandem Surfing Champions in 2006; World Masters Champions in 2007; and World StandUp Paddle (SUP, both surfing and racing) and Paddleboard Champions in 2012.

ISA membership includes the surfing National Federations of 104 countries on five continents. The ISA is presided over by Fernando Aguerre (ARG). The Executive Committee includes four Vice-Presidents Karín Sierralta (PER), Kirsty Coventry (ZIM), Casper Steinfath (DEN) and Barbara Kendall (NZL), Athletes’ Commission Chair Justine Dupont (FRA), Regular Members Atsushi Sakai (JPN) and Jean Luc Arassus (FRA) and ISA Executive Director Robert Fasulo as Ex-officio Member.

Its headquarters are located in La Jolla, California (USA).

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The ISA’s mission is to make a better world through Surfing.

Surf Instructor Courses Wales, The United kingdom

ISA Surf Instructor Courses 2020

Join our Surf Instructor Courses & travel the world with the ISA Surf Instructor Course, the only International Accredited Surf Course Award. The ISA (International Surfing Association) is the Authority for Surfing, Body boarding & Stand Up Paddle boarding worldwide.

Surf Instructor Course overview

9.00 am  Introduce self, Set the tone for the course. Collaborative and enjoyable.

Brief descriptive overview, Describe the delivery methods, I .e.Theory modules delivered as per course contents over two days. Practical sessions (tutorials) delivered by on beach practical sessions (both days) and classroom workshops. Brief description of The International Surfing Association.

ISA SURF INSTRUCTOR COURSES IN PEMBROKESHIRE, WALES, UNITED KINGDOM, EUROPE BALI, SRI LANKA & MOROCCO.

SURF INSTRUCTOR COURSE ASSESSMENTS

The Surf Coaches will be assessed as competent :     

  • Venue analysis 
  • Lesson planning (group assessment)
  • Delivering the planned lesson (deliver lesson segment)
  • Demonstrate practical surfing skills
  • Assess lesson delivery (self-assessment)

E.g. ‘Safety of Surfers in Your Care’ Module 2 the focus of the module is developing a venue analysis guide which requires the candidate to have an understanding of how to identify a ‘safe surfing venue’ and ‘duty of care obligations’. Surf and weather conditions although part of the safety aspects of selecting a venue can be briefly explained rather than a comprehensive approach.

Course delivery (day one continued)

9.30 am  One of the key attributes a Surf coaching candidate needs to develop is the ability to communicate confidently to individuals or groups. A strategy to encourage the development of oral skills is to have each surf coach give a brief 2-3 minute talk relating to the listed headings.

10.30 am

Role of the Surf Coach 

This module touches briefly on the qualities an effective coach requires, i.e. communication, organization, knowledge and importantly the role a coach can play in the community. Teaching basic surfing rules and environmental concerns is vital with overcrowding of some surfing breaks and the need to protect the eco-system of the beach and ocean environments.

Refer to the ‘Coach’s Code of Ethics’ Explain that the coach will need to understand and sign off as part of the accreditation process.

12.00 am Safety of the Surfer in your Care – Module 2

Surf coaches need to understand ‘Duty of Care’ obligations and surf lesson safety guidelines and how to identify a safe surfing venue. The course presenter can touch on weather conditions and marine creatures and focus on preparing candidates for the practical exercise in developing a quality venue analysis guide.  Refer ‘Selecting a Safe Venue’ Give a brief preview of what the candidate can expect from the course presenter delivered ‘Learn to Surf’ lesson.

2.00 PM On beach practical surf lessons Presenter delivered learn to surf lesson Course delivery 

Coaching methods. Explain key headings of explanation, demonstration, participation, feedback.

Refer model Inclusive coaching segment is important to encourage the coaching candidate to adapt and modify their coaching methods and lesson plans. Refer and explain effective coaching during the lesson

4.30 pm Skill development Refer to the differences and characteristics of the beginner, intermediate, advanced surfer. Refer to core skills.

Talk through one particular core skill referring to the utilization of cues and how to correct common errors.

5.00 pm           Finish

OUR SURF INSTRUCTOR COURSES

Recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as the world governing authority for the sport of surfing, the ISA Surf Coaching & Instructing Educational Program is the international standard for accreditation of Coaches and Instructors in the surf school industry.

The ISA Coaching & Instructing Program is designed to develop the skills, knowledge, and abilities of those individuals who wish to obtain a scientific approach to the Coaching and Instructing of surfing.

The objectives of the ISA Coaching & Instructing Program:

  • To establish an international system of Coaching and Instructing Courses, improving the safety and efficacy of surf instruction around the world.
  • To further develop, through educational programs, a body of knowledge on which Coaches and Instructors may draw.
  • To provide Coaches and Instructors with employment opportunities, encouragement, and support.
  • To advance surf Coaching and Instructing as a globally standardized and highly professional activity with stringent requirements.

Over time this program will expand to many other areas of professional development education for our great sport of surfing.  All ISA Coaches and Instructors must abide by the local laws and regulations of the area in which they work. All ISA Instructors must be a minimum of 16 years of age to become an accredited ISA Instructor but must work under the supervision of an ISA Instructor over 18 years of age.  An ISA Instructor must be a minimum of 18 years of age to instruct without supervision.

ISA Surf Instructor Courses

COURSE OPTIONS

This level one course is the cutting industry standard for surf Instructors at quality surf schools around the world. This course has the broadest international appeal.
This level two course is for elite contest preparation. All level two Coaches MUST have completed and passed an ISA level one Surf Instructor course prior to approval as a level two Surf Coach.
The ISA’s newest course, this certification is designed for Flat Water SUP Stand Alone in lakes, bays, lagoons and all flat water settings.
This level 1 course combines a dual credential for both Surf and SUP with a broad range of technique applications as well as safety procedures

SURF INSTRUCTOR COURSES. THIS IS POSSIBLY THE BEST JOB YOU CAN HAVE!

SURF INSTRUCTOR COURSES WALES - UK

  • The role of the surfing Coach.
  • Identifying the duty of care regulations that apply to conducting surfing lessons.
  • Risk management & safety.
  • Identifying surfing lesson  hazards.
  • Emergency Action Processes.
  • Lesson plans for surfing courses.
  • surf boards courses, equipment
  • Communication skills for the surf course environment.
  • Instruction Surf course coaching methods.
  • Surf lesson plans.
  • Assessing students performance.
  • Evaluating surf course outcomes.
  • Minimising environmental impacts
  • Abide by student lesson & Surf instructor courses ratios: Surf Course Accredited Instructor.

Not only do you get to spend every day on the beach, but you can also manage it so you work during summers and escape the winters traveling. You can also get jobs abroad, or in surf camps right across the globe. On top all that you get the rewards of seeing the faces of super stoked pupils who you have helped get to their feet. It’s the perfect job for students at college or university or during their gap year.

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