SUP Touring 1 Instructor Course (Paddle Canada Cert.) - May 4/5
ADVANCED LEVEL SUP INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION.
Become and Paddle Canada Touring Level 1 Instructor and teach your own Paddle Canada Courses or instruct with a local paddleboard school. This is an advanced level Paddle Canada certification with a focus on coastal navigation and leading full day stand up paddleboarding tours in more exposed paddling conditions.
Expand Your Instructor Skills In A Variety Of West Coast Paddling Environments.
With a special focus on the challenges of instructing and guiding on the west coast this is a one of a kind Paddle Canada course lead by Paddle Canada Instructor Trainer Emre Bosut. The SUP Touring 1 Instructor course includes components developed through Emre’s experience as an instructor and guide trainer.
Learn effective instructional techniques, group management, and safety planning.
Touring skills covered include; Reading a chart, compass navigation, weather forecasting, leading groups in tidal currents, leading groups in exposed coastal areas, coastal rescues, reading tide and current charts, creating and executing a full day trip plan.
Successful participants in the course will receive a Paddle Canada SUP Touring 1 Instructor certification along with instructional aids to help run their own tours and courses.
2017 Course Dates
- Thur May 4 – Fri May 5 2017 (Followed by Touring 2 Instructor course Sat May 6 – Mon May 8)
Ability to perform Paddle Canada Touring 1 skills at instructional level.
Instructor candidates must register for a Paddle Canada Membership before the course begins to receive Paddle Canada Instructor certification. Course ID: 61319
The full range of coastal navigation skills require pre-course work. Instructor candidates will be provided learning material and an assignment before the course.
2 nights Dorm style accommodation at Whalers on the Point HI Hostel (right on the water in downtown Tofino).
Expert instruction with a focus on teaching coastal navigation skills and performing rescues.
Lesson Planning Tools.
Please go to https://tofinopaddle.com/products/paddleboard-instructor-course-touring-1-paddle-canada/ to signup and for more details.