ASI Level 1 Surfing Instructor & Rescue Courses, Portugal, December 2017

Enrol for the ASI Level 1 Surfing Instructor and Surf Rescue course in Sagres, Portugal on 4-7 December 2017.

Recognised as the best international Surf Instructor course in the industry., the ASI’s 3-day Surfing Instructor workshop covers theory and in-water practical experience.

You’ll learn about risk management, managing clients, lesson formats, surf techniques, laws and regulations, equipment, operations and much more to deliver lessons with safety and confidence.

The surf rescue is a half-day course which covers key rescue techniques specifically for in the surf.

ASI Instructors are also required to hold a first aid certificate. The PADI Emergency First Response 2-day First aid course is being conducted after the Level 1 Surfing Instructor workshop so new instructors can complete all course requirements at the same time.

The courses will be delivered by ASI Trainer, Sergio Brandao, a highly experienced trainer, competition surf coach and surf school owner.

Sagres is THE destination for surfing on the Algarve. The people, national parks, scenery, unspoiled beaches, consistently good waves, warm climate and laid-back atmosphere are what draws people to Sagres, Portugal.

A great range of accommodation options, with special rates for attendees, are listed on the ASI website here:



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ASI (Academy of Surfing Instructors), is the worldwide peak body for Instructors and Coaches in the outdoor recreation and sport industry for surfing, stand up paddle and bodyboarding.

We set the standards for education, accreditation, professional development and ongoing support for our members, offering pathways from entry level to elite level. 

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ASI Accredited Schools abide by the high international standards for operations, training and safety.