If you consider yourself a SUP fanatic, why not try and put your skills to the test by becoming a SUP instructor? Working in the great outdoors, whilst teaching a sport that you are passionate about, can be challenging, rewarding and very satisfying.

With various courses available from Water Skills Academy (WSA) gaining a SUP instructor qualification is a guaranteed pathway to an exhilarating outdoor life, or to further enhance other awards that you may already hold.

WSA Paddleboard Instructor Pathway

The Water Skills Academy has created probably one of the most comprehensive range of Stand up Paddleboard courses available throughout the world. WSA has identified a clear pathway to cater for those that wish to embrace the different aspects of SUP.

Essential to all courses is the 1 day Sup Safety and Rescue course which provides important safety knowledge, rescue techniques and kit information. For those who wish to teach in flatwater environments the 2 day WSA Foundation SUP Instructor award provides information on lesson planning and delivery, skill drills, technique and equipment. This is one of our most popular courses and has been delivered throughout the UK and Europe by our highly qualified and experienced training team.

SUP Adventure Guide

For those who wish to guide clients on small journeys our 2 day WSA SUP Adventure Guide course is a leadership award that will equip you to coach, lead or guide in open water, hazardous environments. You will gain knowledge in various environments suitable for the remit of the award, safety in these environments and leadership strategies.

WSA Expedition Course

The WSA Expedition Guide course is groundbreaking in SUP guide education. The 5-day course includes all aspects required to lead SUP clients in remote, wilderness environments during multi day journeys. It brings together key essentials to travel safely, ethically and with confidence, utilising the wide range of skills developed during the course.

Other courses available include Whitewater SUP Skills Course, SUP River Safety, SUP Whitewater Instructor, Monster SUP Flatwater Guide, SUP Surf Instructor, SUP Ready to Race Instructor and SUP Downwind Guide.

Why choose WSA when taking your SUP Instructor Course?

The training team at Water Skills Academy have been selected based on their individual merits, experience and skills within their chosen fields. WSA has an extremely experienced trainer team, some with over 20 years paddling experience and a wealth of knowledge about various water sports.

Together the WSA knowledge bank is unrivalled by any other organisation. In the UK WSA is listed on Adventure Activities Licensing Service as a recognised SUP training provider and WSA also acts as SUP technical advisors for the Prince’s Trust.

So sign up for one of our SUP instructor courses and challenge yourself to learn something new and very useful.

For more information on the courses visit: https://www.waterskillsacademy.com/instructor-courses/stand-up-paddle-instructor/

For more information on the team visit: https://www.waterskillsacademy.com/about-us/meet-team/