Level 1 SUP Instructor (Enclosed Flat Water)

Training Venue

Whitstable, Kent, England United Kingdom



Times and Dates

9:00 am - 17:00 pm

04-May-2019 - 05-May-2019

Closing: 19-April-2019


Training manuals 
ASI T-shirt
Access to SUP video library
12 months ASI membership​

Bring to Workshop

Your lunch
SUP board-leash-paddle
SUP clothing




Refund Policy

Full refund less £50 administration fee provided on minimum notice of 14 days prior to workshop.


Course Fee

Usual Rate: GBPGBP £ 270

Training Room, The Haven, Long Beach, Whitstable Harbour, Whitstable, Kent, CT5 1AB, England UK

Parking at venue.  (fees may apply)


The course is delivered over 2 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)

Level 1 SUP Instructor (Enclosed Flat Water) 
Saturday-Sunday. 4-5 May 2019.    9am to 5pm (2 days)

Oyster Coast Watersports are providing local support for the ASI Instructor workshops, providing a wealth of local area knowledge.  

Oyster Coast Watersports 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

Your SUP instructor certificate will not be issued until these are received.

You must enrol in SUP Wise for Instructors Foundation Skills.  (3 hours)  
Course information
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.

ASI delivers the ASI SUP Water Safety Rescue Course. (half day).  Complete the enrolment form. 

Enrol in the combined courses for: SUP Wise for Instructors Foundation Skills and SUP Rescue, and receive combined course discount.  (delivered on 1 day at the same time as this Instructor course).

After the workshop you will complete practical hours experience.


Oli Tuggey  Biography
Ph: +44 7816 169359 
Email: info@academyofsurfing.com

Instructor Training Centre: ASI


Whistable Yacht Club.  Bunk style accommodation. £20 per night. (same location as training venue)  website

There is a range of accommodation in walking distance. 

Closest airport: 
Gatwick Airport (1 hr drive / 67 miles to training venue)
Stansted Airport (1 hr 25 mins drive / 80 miles) 
Heathrow London Airport (1 hr 30 mins / 90 miles)

Closest train station: 
Whistable  (10 min walk).
1 hr 50 minute train ride from Central London 

Closest bus station:   
Harbour Street.   Local bus route for Canterbury-Whistable. (3 mins walking distance)

Please bring the following equipment: 

  • Flat water SUP board & coiled leash
  • Paddle 
  • 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 Oyster Coast Watersports. 
Ph: Mark or Neil on:   07834774664 
Email:  info@oystercoastwatersports.co.uk
Please contact them in advance to ensure availability.  


Whitstable is a seaside town on the north coast of Kent in south-east England. About 60 miles (1 hr 15 mins drive east from London).

It’s famous for its Native Oysters that are collected from the local area at low tide.  

The training is held right on the water front.   There is a lot of accommodation and cafes nearby.  

It offers great paddling conditions, in calm and protected waters.