WSA SUP FOUNDATION INSTRUCTOR TRAINING

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This is the first step to working as a Stand Up Paddle instructor. This two day course will introduce the novice instructor to teaching and communication skills, lesson planning, feedback and analysis skills and group and individual client management. If you are not sure if you are at standard then please contact us to discuss.

This course is designed to be combined with a WSA SUP Safety and Rescue training course (delivered the day before). The course is both dry and wet in content and is a practical and theoretical course.

The course is delivered by Sian, a WSA trainer and ambassador.  

PRICES.   From £220pp

Location: Llyn Padarn, Llanberis, Snowdonia

Pre-Requisites: WSA Rescue, First Aid, or recognised lifeguarding qualification. Member of WSA

Ability: Paddle effectively in light winds upwind, across wind and downwind; use two types of turns effectively

Remit: Sheltered Water (small lakes, sheltered bays, no flow rivers, canals)

Assessment Criteria: Coaching session, personal ability and Workbook

WSA membership: In order to register for the courses you will need to be a member of Water Skills Academy

AT A GLANCE

  • Professional and high standard event organisation, instruction and kit

  • Qualified WSA Paddleboarding Coach

  • 2 day course based in the classroom and outdoors, Llanberis

INCLUSIONS

  • Changing robe (like a beach towel but better to help make getting changed easier)

  • Group first aid kit with qualified first aiders

  • Unfettered local knowledge

  • Hot drinks and biscuits

NOTES

  • A minimum of 4 guests for the activity to run

WHAT TO BRING

  • Water bottle (no single use plastic bottles please)

  • Personal medication(s)

  • Change of warm clothes and footwear (before and after paddle boarding)

  • Spare set of underwear

  • Swimwear or shorts

  • Fleece or jumper (to wear on the water)

  • Old trainers (you don't mind getting wet) or appropriate water sport shoes

  • Something for taking notes ie note pad and pen, ipad etc

  • Packed lunch or you can get lunch from the cafe, they provide delicious food

CAN’T FIND YOUR PREFERRED DATE?

Please just get in contact by using the enquiry form and express when you would like to join us paddleboarding and we will be only to happy to help.

GROUP BOOKING?

Yes, we accept group bookings. Please do get in touch to discuss, feel free to email or call.

LOCATION
Llanberis, Snowdonia

GIFT VOUCHERS

Why not treat someone to a Psyched Paddleboarding Stand Up Paddleboarding gift voucher,  an ideal present for any time of the year. The vouchers are valid for 12 months and can be purchased for any activity we offer.  Please buy a gift voucher from the shop here.

ACCOMMODATION

If you require accommodation, please discuss your needs with me, I will be only too happy to help with arranging accommodation for you. The accommodation options include cottages, luxury hotels, hostels or quaint inns, so there’s certain to be something to suit your needs and your budget.Take a look at our recommendations here

HAVE ANY QUESTIONS?

We have put together an extensive list of FAQs to help you with booking onto a SUP activity with us, so please do take a look here. If you wish to discuss any aspect of the activity, or you wish please phone Sian & The Psyched Paddleboarding Team on 01248 548 144 or send us a message we will be more than happy to help.