Our RYA Start (Level 1) Windsurfing Instructor Course is run over five full days, usually Monday to Friday. This qualification is the key to all windsurfing instructor jobs in the UK and Abroad. The successful candidate becomes a true ambassador to the sport.
Assessment is continuous throughout the week with a final day moderation. Training will consist of on water practical sessions, land based simulator work and theory sessions; you will learn coaching techniques, course management and group control; you will develop your theoretical knowledge, communication and presenting skills. Successful completion of this course will provide you with a professional qualification enabling you to work in the UK or abroad as a recognised RYA instructor. Please call the centre and talk to our in-house trainer to discuss any requirements regarding this course.
If you need advice regarding any of the pre-requisites please contact the centre.
Our Intermediate Windsurfing Instructor course is a four or five-day course which aims to progress the level one instructor to be able to coach students up to planing skills. Candidates will become fully conversant with the fastfwd coaching model and its application to skills. Assessment is continuous throughout the course. Candidates will develop their personal coaching styles and breakdown skills; you will develop your theoretical knowledge, communication and presenting skills. Intermediate instructors will get either a 'planing' or 'non-planing' endorsement depending on their personal sailing competency level. Successful completion of this course will provide you with a professional qualification enabling you to work in the UK or abroad as a recognised RYA instructor.
If you need advice regarding any prerequisites or requirements, please contact the centre.