Course Information


Overview:

This course is a world first and is designed to introduce and assist people to judge stand up paddle surfing events from local clubs, regional to interstate or professional events.


Aim:

Judge SUP surfing competition events in surf up to 6ft.


Locations:

Ocean with breaking waves, with surf up to 6ft (1 metre).


Career Outcomes:

    Stand up paddle surfing judge within the stand up paddle industry.


Topics Covered:

    • Identify the role and characteristics of a SUP Surfing Judge
    • Understand the judge's code of conduct
    • Identify SUP surfing manoeuvres, degree of difficulty and category (major, minor and transitional).
    • Identify the criteria to judge SUP surfing performance
    • Understand how to score a supper's performance
    • Identify interference and effect on scoring
    • Identify common scoring problems
    • Understand how to manage conflict

Entry Requirements:

  • have personal advanced SUP surfing paddling abilty (perform and link advanced level SUP manoeuvres in the critical section of the wave).

Delivery Options:

The ASI SUP Surfing Judge course can be completed by:

  • Attending a workshop

Course Requirements:

Workshop course requirements:

At the workshop:

  • demonstrate competency in identifying and scoring SUP surfing manoeuvres.

After the workshop:

Demonstrate ability to judge at 2 SUP surfing competition events, of at least 5 hours in total.


Duration:
Workshop: 5 hours
Plus post workshop paddling experience (as applicable).
You have 12 months from date of workshop to complete all course requirements.


What we provide:

Level 1 SUP Surfing Judge Training Manual 


Equipment:

The following equipment and clothing is required to complete the training:

  • access to judge at SUP Surfing events

 


Certificate issued:

ASI SUP Surfing Judge certificate
(valid for 24 months from date of attending workshop)

 


Additional certificate issued:

n/a


Renewal:

Complete renewal form and payment
Undertake judging at 2 SUP Surfing competition events, of at least 5 hours, in the previous 24 months.


FAQs:

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