ASI SUP Instructor Courses. Qatar. December 2017

Why not travel to the warm climate of the Persian Gulf to complete your ASI SUP Instructor courses? Discover the island gem of the Middle East, the Pearl-Qatar at the same time. Enrol now for ASI SUP Instructor courses 17-20 December in Doha.

The courses include: SUP Water Rescue, SUP Wise for Instructors, SUP Instructor Level 1 and Level 2.

The SUP Water Rescue (half day) covers key rescue techniques specifically for SUP Instructors or anyone who paddles regularly.

The SUP Wise for Instructors Foundation Skills (3 hours) focusses on the ASI methodology for correct paddling technique and all competencies for enclosed flat-water locations.

The Level 1 SUP Instructor Enclosed Flat Water (2 days) covers essential instruction skills for flat water. Including; lesson structure, planning, managing clients safely, SUP School operations and suitable equipment, video assessment, technical analysis of SUP paddling technique to identify areas of incorrect technique.

The Level 2 SUP Instructor Exposed Water (1 day) covers instructing in large inland lakes and ocean environments with uneven waters and swell up to 2ft, but no breaking waves. It requires a different skill set for managing your clients.

ASI SUP Instructor training courses are regarded as the best in the world with intensive theory and practical information.

Delivered by ASI Trainer, Melinda Behumi, a highly experienced paddler, SUP School owner and a Yoga Instructor. She has a wealth of tips and techniques for new instructors.

The courses are run from the world's most luxurious man-made island, The Pearl-Qatar, which has year-round sunshine, palm trees, and beautiful beaches. There are fantastic paddling routes around the island with fun downwinders in the north of the country.

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