WSA Foundation SUP Instructor Training


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.

WSA membership

In order to register for the courses you will need to be a member of Water Skills Academy, which can be done here:

Membership is £60 P/A in addition to the course fee of £220.
Please see for full membership benefits.

Dates available:

15-16 February 2022
24-25 February 2022
12-13 April 2022
26-27 April 2022
20-21 September 2022
11-12 October 2022
25-26 October 2022

(The WSA SUP Safety and Rescue course takes place the day before. We normally run a 2-day Outdoor First Aid course the two days before that too. Why not make a whole week of it!)

Please book directly with the Water Skills Academy.
You’ll also need to purchase WSA Individual membership here, this also includes an annual waterways license and your insurance.

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