PSUPA Flat Water Level 1 Certification

May 15-16 | Two Day Course | Maryland Yacht Club

  • Started May 15
  • 465 US dollars
  • Maryland Yacht Club, 1500 Fairview Beach Road, Pasadena, MD

Service Description

Become a SUP instructor by attending our PSUPA Flatwater Level 1 Certification Course! Taught by Nicole Stimpson & Carleen Birnes Dates: May 15-16, 2021 Location: Maryland Yacht Club | 1500 Fairview Beach Road, Pasadena, MD Times: 10a - 4p Sat & Sun The certification covers the skills you need to teach SUP classes confidently and safely. The curriculum emphasizes water safety, leadership, and teaching risk management and rescue procedures. You also have the option to learn the basics of running a SUP business. Certification is awarded upon completing the course. This includes passing all tests and achieving a satisfactory evaluation of your teaching, leadership skills and attention to safety. You will receive a PSUPA Certified Instructors Manual that covers everything covered in the course and more. Curriculum • Water safety - emergency preparedness and rescue techniques • Interpretation of weather and water conditions • On-water group management and communication • Leadership skills • Teaching concepts and techniques • How to teach the basic elements of stand up paddling • Approaches to teaching students of varying ages, abilities, skill levels, and limitations • Lesson formats and preparation • Methods of teaching basic paddling techniques • SUP gear and equipment overview • SUP Business - business models and procedures, including how to start a business, insurance requirements, marketing, pricing and hiring instructors. A SUP Business Manual is included with this add-on. Certification Requirements: • Participants will need to be a member of the PSUPA prior to attending the cert. Annual fee $85 • Participants need to have a current hands-on (ie., not Internet-based) First Aid/CPR certification or Wilderness First Aid or Lifeguard Training prior to taking the cert. A First Aid course will be offered by by root SUP & Fitness before training. • There will be some in-the-water safety training. Hopefully it will be somewhat warm by late April but you might want to consider getting access to a wetsuit or some neoprene pants & top. • If you do not have your own stand up paddle board you will be able to rent one from HOWL Health. Email carleen@howlhealth.net to arrange rental. Cancellation Policy • Cancellations made prior to receiving the manual: Course refund minus $40 cancelation fee. • Cancellations made after receiving the manual: 50% refund of course fee. • No refunds within 72 hours of certification course start date

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