November 20, 2017: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

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November 20, 2017: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

240.00

ISA Water Safety Course Overview

The ISA requires that all certified instructors hold a valid, recognized water safety certification. This is to ensure that an instructor has the skills and knowledge necessary to provide emergency care and ensure water safety during a lesson. The ISA Water Safety Course is specific to Surf and SUP Instructors and its contents are outlined below:

Course Components

The ISA Surf and SUP Instructor Aquatic Rescue and Safety Course includes both theory and practical components as well as group discussions and group activities.

  • The theory components include a PowerPoint Presentation and Participant Workbook.

  • The practical components include basic water/surf skills, completing patient rescues using a board, performing basic first aid, performing basic CPR and emergency care techniques and successfully completing a basic fitness test.

    The Basic Surf Fitness Test will be as a minimum the following

  • 100m run

  • Negotiation of the inner surf zone with a swim of at least 100m through the surf and impact zone

  • 100m run

    This is to be done showing surf skill competency and within a 5 minute time frame. It is based on small to moderate surf conditions. A Course Presenter may extend the course of the Basic Fitness Test, in which case, the time frame might also be adjusted, depending on conditions.

 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: November 6, 2017

* PLEASE NOTE: THERE MUST BE A MINIMUM OF 8 PARTICIPANTS REGISTERED BY THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR THE COURSE TO TAKE PLACE. IN THE EVENT THAT THERE ARE NOT ENOUGH PARTICIPANTS TO RUN THE COURSE, THE COURSE WILL BE CANCELED AND PARTICIPANTS WILL BE REFUNDED IN FULL. SURF EDUCATION ACADEMY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE, TRAVEL PLANS, ACCOMMODATION BOOKINGS OR LOSS OF MONEY THAT MAY RESULT FROM A COURSE BEING CANCELED.

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The objectives of the ISA Coaching & Instructing Program:

  • To establish an international system of Coaching and Instructing Courses, improving the safety and efficacy of surf instruction around the world.
  • To further develop, through educational programs, a body of knowledge on which Coaches and Instructors may draw.
  • To provide Coaches and Instructors with employment opportunities, encouragement and support.
  • To advance SUP and Surf coaching and instructing as a globally standardized and highly professional activity with stringent requirements