Duration 2 Days Cost: £230 + WSA Membership £60 Dates for 2021 TBC.
About the course The Wing SUP / Surfing / Foiling course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to safely introduce Winging to beginners wishing to try and develop their Wing skills in a sheltered water environment.
You will learn essential safety information; gain knowledge of equipment, management of wings and
candidates on the water, & the coaching skills to effectively give the students the confidence, knowledge & skills to set them on their Winging journey.
You will leave the course being able to plan sessions and confidently deliver them working within the structure of a school or centre.
Those students who do not meet the required standard, will if appropriate, be offered assistant coach status allowing thus persons to develop under another qualified coach assisting in a centre or school. Once skills have been consolidated candidates can present for reassessment. This course is designed for those who wish to teach Wing SUP & Wing Foil to beginners in a sheltered water environment. The course is very hands on with lots of practical training and is a training and assessment course. Candidates will be assessed on their Wing SUP & foiling skills, lesson delivery, then followed by a written assessment. Those who are “at standard” will be awarded the qualification. If a candidate needs to consolidate skills and present themselves for assessment at a later stage, there will be a reassessment fee of £75.
Ability Confident Wing SUP skills (wing-sup instructor only) Wing Foiling skills (wing-foil instructor), able to turn and return to start on the foil, confident paddleboarder with good paddling skills.
Remit for you to instruct Wing SUP/Foil-venue, location, conditions, equipment. On shore/cross onshore/side shore winds (Wing SUP 16knts max, Wing Foil 25knts max) Sheltered Water within 300m max of shoreline for paddleboard support/instructing/rescue (small lakes, sheltered bays, sheltered coastline) (No strong rips/currents) Helmet 2way radio communication. Recommended - VHF SRC course Ratio; 2:1 Wing SUP / 1:1 Wing FOIL
Assessment Criteria Coaching session, personal ability and written assessment.
Course Prerequisites To enrol on the course, you must have WSA Membership, SUP Safety & Rescue, Foundation SUP Guide with a minimum 56hrs of logged guiding, training, instructing (see*note) & hold a min 16hr Outdoor first aid (including drowning) or equivalents. You must be a confident at Wing SUP and/or Wing Foiling, with basic skills set (turning, keep upwind, return to launch area) *note; if 56hrs has not been provided, you will be awarded assistant coach status until the 56hrs has been logged
Age Minimum age 18
Venue Calshot Activities Centre Calshot Spit Fawley Southampton SO45 1BR
Facilities Free parking (Vehicle Registration required) Toilets Hot Showers/Changing On site Café Classroom