ASI Surf Instructor and SLSGB Lifeguard courses in Bude

Raven Surf Instructor Training are holding ASI level 1 and 2 surf instructor courses in Bude, Cornwall. Mike Raven ASI and SLSGB trainer assessor will run the level one course over 3 days with the opportunity to do an SLSGB surf coach safety and rescue course the following 3 days which with practical hours completes the instructor certificate.
The qualification will enable the individual to deliver, plan and assess beginner to intermediate surfing session.

ASI Level 1:

Entry Requirement

Before starting this course you must have:

  • At least ASI intermediate surfing skills, able to perform top turn, bottom turn with spray, re-entry and cutback in 3 ft surf

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Course Requirements

In order to gain your Surfing Instructors qualification, you will need to:

  • Complete written assessments.
  • Demonstrate your intermediate level surfing skills.
  • Complete a written test to demonstrate your intermediate level surfing knowledge.
  • Submit 1 photo or video demonstrating intermediate surfing manoeuvre (cutback or re-entry)
  • Demonstrate beginner level lesson delivery.

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After the workshop:

Complete 25 hours practical work experience, assisting in delivering surfing lessons, with an ASI accredited or approved surf school.

Before or after the workshop, provide copies of:

Personal identification (e.g drivers licence or passport)
Working with Children Check (as applicable to the country you are working in. Information)
Surf Rescue certificate and Senior First Aid certificate, OR Lifesaving (Combined Rescue & First Aid certificate).
Surf Rescue: Date of certificate is no more than 2 years old from date of completion (or 1 year old for Australia) Find Approved Surf Rescue Training Providers

Senior First Aid: The certificate date must be no more than 3 years old from date of completion. Find Description and Approved Senior First Aid Training Providers

Completion:

You have 12 months from date of workshop to complete all course requirements.

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Duration:

Workshop: 3 days

Plus: post workshop practical work experience


What we provide:

  • Level 1 Surfing Instructor Training Manual
  • Level 1 Assessment & Competency Record Book
  • ASI Learn to Surf for Beginners level DVD (techniques)
  • 12 months membership
  • Bring to workshop:
  • Surf clothing and fibreglass surfboard to demonstrate intermediate surfing skills.
  • Certificate issued:
  • ASI Level 1 Surfing Instructor (valid for 12 months from date of workshop)
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ASI Level 2:

The ASI Level 2 Surfing Coach training course is for instructors with advanced surfing skill and a minimum of 24 months surfing instructor experience. This workshop focuses on analysis and technique correction. You'll learn how to assess and coach individuals and groups to improve surfing ability and create individualised coaching programs.
Course Information


Aim:

Plan, coach and assess advanced level surfing skills.

Locations:

  • Advanced level surf locations in surf up to 6ft (2 metres)

Career outcomes:

  • Surfing instructor in the surfing or outdoor recreation industry.
  • Industry job roles that require surfing knowledge (e.g. marketing, sales, retail)

Topics covered:

  • Advanced level surfing criteria and competencies
  • Advanced level surfing coaching risks and hazards
  • Factors affecting surfing dynamics and performance
  • Manoeuvres performed at the advanced level
  • The mechanics of advanced level surfing manoeuvres
  • Assessing advanced level surfing performance
  • Identify drills to improve performance
  • Prepare individualised coaching sessions & programs
  • Prepare group coaching sessions & programs
  • Conduct effective video analysis
  • Evaluate coaching plans to determined effectiveness


Entry requirements:

Before starting this course, you must:

Have at least advanced surfing skill and knowledge level. Able to perform and link advanced level manoeuvres including roundhouse cut-back, floater, snap, vertical re-entry, tube ride, in surf up to 6ft (2 metres) at different surf breaks
Hold current ASI Level 1 Surfing Instructor certificate.
Minimum of 24 months recent surfing instruction experience.
have English competence equivalent to IELTS 6

picture of trainee level 2 surf instructors

Course requirements:

In order to gain your Surfing Coach qualification, you will need to:

At the workshop:

  • Demonstrate your advanced level surfing skills
  • Complete a written test to demonstrate your advanced level surfing knowledge.
  • Demonstrate delivery of advanced level surfing drills and coaching sessions for individuals and groups.


After the workshop:

Complete practical projects: prepare an individualised coaching program for two different surfers.
Provide 2 photographs or video, of you performing advanced level surfing manoeuvres, at different surf breaks

Before or after the workshop, provide copies of:

Personal identification (e.g drivers licence or passport)
Working with Children Check (as applicable to the country are working in. Information)
Surf Rescue certificate and Senior First Aid certificate, OR
Lifesaving (Combined Rescue & First Aid certificate).
Surf Rescue: Date of certificate is no more than 2 years old from date of completion (or 1 year old for Australia) Find Approved Surf Rescue Training Providers

Senior First Aid: The certificate date must be no more than 3 years old from date of completion. Find Description and Approved Senior First Aid Training Providers

Completion:

You have 12 months from date of workshop to complete all course requirements.

Duration:
Workshop: 2 days
Plus: post workshop practical surfing experience
Plus: post workshop projects

picture of level 2 insructors on the beach

What we provide:

  • Level 2 Surfing Coach Training Manual
  • Level 2 Assessment & Competency Record Book
  • ASI Learn to Surf Advanced Level manual
  • 12 months membership
  • Bring to workshop:

Suitable surf clothing and fibreglass surfboard to demonstrate advanced surfing skills.

Certificate issued:

ASI Level 2 Surfing Coach Certificate (valid for 12 months from date of workshop)

UK dates HERE