Combined SUP Courses: L1, L2, L3
Newgale Hill, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom
Times and Dates
9:00 am - 17:00 pm
15-October-2019 - 18-October-2019
Three (3) x ASI instructor certifications: (1) L1 SUP Instructor Enclosed Flat Water, (2) L2 SUP Instructor Exposed Waters & (3) L3 SUP Instructor Beginner Surf
Access to SUP video library
12 months ASI membership
Bring to Workshop
Meeting Room. Big Blue Experience. Flat 1, Newgale House Newgale, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire SA62 6AS Wales
Enrol into 3 (three) ASI SUP instructor qualifications at the same time and take advantage of the combined workshop discount fee.
Delivered over 4 days, it’s the ideal way to get qualified.
Early bird rate is available if you enrol and pay in advance.
(click link for course information and requirements)
Tues-Wed. 15-16 October 2019. 9am to 5pm (2 days)
Practical held at nearby inland water location.
Level 2 SUP Instructor (Exposed Waters)
Thurs. 17 October 2019. 9am to 5pm (1 day)
Level 3 SUP Instructor (Beginner Surf)
Fri. 18 October 2019. 9am to 5pm (1 day)
The Big Blue Experience are providing local support for the ASI Instructor workshops, providing a wealth of local area knowledge.
The Big Blue Experience can also provide on-the-job practical experience.
Read the course information and requirements before enrolling.
See links under Course Schedule.
Within 12 months for attending the workshop, instructors must submit a:
-Water Rescue Certificate
-Senior First Aid certificate
You can be issued your Level 1 and Level 2 holding a flat water rescue certificate.
But you need a surf rescue certificate to obtain your level 3 SUP Surf.
You can obtain a surf rescue certificate from organisations such as surf lifesaving.
Or you can hold a surf rescue certificate for all levels.
Your SUP instructor/s certificate/s will not be issued until these are received.
You must enrol in SUP Wise for Instructors Foundation Skills. (3 hours)
Exemption provided if you have completed SUP Wise at an ASI school or are aware of, understand and can demonstrate the ASI paddling techniques and methodologies.
After the workshop you will complete practical hours experience.
Surf Rescue and First Aid Courses
Complete your surf rescue and first aid qualifications at the same time.
SLSGB Surf Coach Safety Rescue course (3 days) - combined first aid and rescue
SLSGB Lifeguard Course (5 days) - combined first aid and rescue
Delivered by ASI Trainer, Phil Sadler. Pembrokeshire Surf School. See course information.
Payment is separate to ASI.
Contact the Phil Sadler direct to enrol and pay. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ph: UK: +44 7881937605
Oli Tuggey Biography
Oli is a highly experienced watersports instructor and teaches SUP, Sailing and Windsurfing Kitesurfing, Surfing, Powerboating, Coasteering and Snow Kiting. He is an elite SUP Surfer and has been teaching SUP since 2007 in his SUP School in Wales. Oli also travels to other locations in Europe delivering SUP instructor training.
Ph: +44 7816 169359
Instructor Training Centre: The Big Blue Experience
A selection of accommodation options on The Big Blue Experience website at website
Bed & Breakfast
- Duke of Edinburgh Inn B&B (5 min walk to training venue). From ₤55 per night
Ph: +44 1437 720586 website
- Bryn Awel B&B. Penycwm, SA62 6AT. (2 min drive or 15 min walk to training venue) From ₤32 per night website
- Southwood Farm B&B (1 mile - 20 minute walk to training venue) From ₤55 per night website
- Newgale Lodge (1.5 miles - 20 minute walk to training venue) ₤65 per night website
- Holiday Cottages website
- Broadhaven YHA Youth Hostel (6.5 miles - 15 minute drive to training venue) From ₤16 per night website
- Newgale Camping Site website
Cardiff Airport (101 miles/162km. 2 hr drive to training venue)
Bristol Airport (147 miles/ 136km. 2.5 hr drive)
Closest train station:
Haverford West, Pembrokeshire. (15 min drive).
Pick up from train station available. No charge. Contact ASI Trainer: Oli Tuggey
Closest bus station:
Newgale bustop (3 mins walking distance)
Please bring the following equipment:
- Flat water SUP board & coiled leash
- SUP surf board & long leash (for beginner surf course)
- SUP paddling clothing
Your board and gear can be left overnight at the training room venue.
If you are travelling and don’t have your SUP board or SUP gear, you can hire it from The Big Blue Experience.
Ph: +44 7816 169359 Email: email@example.com
Please contact them in advance to ensure availability.
Newgale is a very small village, located on a stunning 2 mile sandy beach right in the heart of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.
There is a large variety of conditions for paddle boarding from Atlantic swells to sheltered wooded estuaries and reservoirs.
This area of the UK is renowned for its scenic coastline, natural beauty and variety of bays, beaches and rivers.
Wales has an incredible history and cultural heritage. In Pembrokeshire. there is evidence of stone age settlements, medieval castles and naval shipping history.