(Workshop) Level 1 Surfing Instructor
Bude, Cornwall, England, UK
Times and Dates
9:00 am - 17:00 pm
20-May-2023 - 21-May-2023
12 months ASI membership
Bring to Workshop
Bude Surf Lifesaving Club, Crooklets Rd,
Crooklets Beach, Bude Cornwall EX23 8NE
Free parking at the venue. May pay a small fee depending on time of year.
Level 1 Surfing Instructor
Saturday-Sunday. 20-21 May 2023. 9am to 5pm (2 days)
Freewave Surf Academy are providing local support for the ASI training, providing a wealth of local area knowledge.
Freewave Surf Academy can provide practical hours instructing experience.
Read the course information and requirements before enrolling.
SURF RESCUE / FIRST AID COURSE
ASI Surfing Instructors also need to have asurf rescue and first aid qualification. Complete this at the same time at your Level 1 Surfing Instructor workshop.
SLSGB Beach Lifeguard course - combined first aid and rescue.
Payment and enrolment is separate to ASI.
To enrol, contact Robin
Ph: +44 7870 472 448
Robin Ross Biography
Edgcombe B&B. 0.5 miles / 5 min walk to training venue. website
Premier Inn. 0.8 miles / 10 min walk to training venue. website
North Shore Bude Backpackers. 1.2 miles / 10 mins drive / 25 minute walk to training venue. website
Tommy Jacks. 0.2 miles/ 3 min walk to training venue website
The Beach at Bude. 0.5 miles / 5 min walk to training venue. website
Surf Haven B&B. 0.5 miles / 5 min walk to training venue. website
43 miles to Bude. 1 hr drive. (car or taxi)
62 miles to Bude. 1 hr 15 min drive (car or taxi).
122 miles to Bude.
By car or taxi. 2 hrs 40 mins drive.
By bus, approx 3.5 hours.
Various options http://www.rome2rio.com/s/Bude/Bristol-Airport-BRS
London Heathrow Airport
210 miles. 4 hours drive to Bude.
CLOSEST TRAIN STATION:
Exeter St Davids
1 hr 30 mins drive.
Bus service from rail station: to Bude in town. X9 bus.
Approx. 1 hr 45 mins. Search time tables: Exeter Devon to Bude
2 hours drive. Bus service.
50 mins drive. No bus service.
CLOSEST BUS STATION
Bude, The Strand (in town).
- Fibreglass surfboard to demonstrate surfing skills
- Surf clothing
If you are travelling and don't have your surfboard or surf gear, you can hire it from Freewave Surf Academy.
Please contact Robin in advance to ensure availability.
Ph mobile: +44 7870 472 448
Bude is a small sea-side resort town in North Cornwall, about 4 hours drive south west from London.
It has a buzzing surf culture and was also the site of the first lifesaving club in the UK.
Bude has some of the best surfing beaches in the UK, with good surfing conditions year round. It is recommended by Marine Conservation Society 2010 for good water quality.
Summerleaze, Crooklets and 'middle' beach, are all within the town
Widemouth Bay is a few miles south of the town and offers a long, wide sandy beach
Sandymouth Beach is owned by the National Trust, and has spectacular cliffs and rock formations with shingle below the cliffs and a large expanse of sand at low tide.
There are also a number of other coves and beaches to be found and explored in the local area.