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Paddle Canada Basic Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Instructor

May 30, 2015 - May 31, 2015

The Basic SUP Instructor course is designed to provide a national certification in the instruction and administration of the Basic Stand Up Paddleboard program. It normally serves as the entry point into the Paddle Canada Stand Up Paddleboard instructor program. As such, the basics of instruction receive considerable emphasis during this course.

Mandate of the Basic Stand Up Paddleboard Instructor

Successful candidates will receive the “Basic Stand Up Paddleboard Instructor Award.” The Basic Stand Up Paddleboard Instructor is certified to:

  •        Conduct Paddle Canada Basic SUP skills courses and to certify paddlers at that level
  •        Assist on Paddle Canada Advanced Flatwater SUP skills courses
  •        Apprentice on Paddle Canada Advanced Flatwater SUP skills courses
  •        Teach Stand Up Paddleboard on protected flatwater with easy landing options

Prerequisites

  •        At least 16 years of age.
  •        Current Paddle Canada membership and Provincial/Territorial membership.
  •        Paddle Canada Advanced Flatwater SUP skills certification, or equivalent skills and knowledge.
  •        Current certification in Standard First Aid with CPR (14-16 hours)
  •        Candidates are expected have experience beyond that of the Basic SUP skills course

Course Length

2 days (16 hours) minimum.

Class Ratio

1 instructor: 6 participants

Location

Enclosed and sheltered with easy landing options immediately present.

Conditions

Wind calm (<8 knots). Sea state calm to rippled.

Details

Start:
May 30, 2015
End:
May 31, 2015
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Organizer

Lake Summerside
Phone:
780-497-7558
Email:
program-ssra@shaw.ca

Venue

Lake Summerside
91 Street & The Beach Club Road SW
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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