Surfing Education

Surfing Technique-How to perform a Floater
Posted date: 05-September-2019

When Would You Perform a Floater? A floater can be performed to • ... Read more

Sponsored or Not!
Posted date: 28-August-2019

Ever wondered why professional surfers place sponsors stickers on certain ar... Read more

SURFING TECHNIQUE - STANCE
Posted date: 21-August-2019

Having the correct stance is important to help you maintain balance and perform ... Read more

Parts of the Wave
Posted date: 14-August-2019

In order to surf, you should become familiar with the different parts of the wav... Read more

Stand Up Paddle Education

The ASI 12 Tips to Stand Up Paddle Safely
Posted date: 30-September-2019

Stand Up Paddle may look easy, but it's essential to keep SUP safety in mind... Read more

Why use a Multisport/GPS for SUP?
Posted date: 13-September-2019

With the advancements to our phones and watches we now have the capabilities of ... Read more

SUP TIP – PADDLE LENGTH
Posted date: 29-August-2019

A  general beginners guide for the length of your paddle is: PADDLE LENG... Read more

SUP TIP - Momentum is your friend!
Posted date: 12-July-2019

Standing up on the SUP board can be difficult for beginners. This is where momen... Read more

Bodyboarding Education

How to Perform a Cutback on a Bodyboard
Posted date: 04-July-2019

Taking off Once you’ve negotiated the take off and successfully bottom tu... Read more

How To Duck Dive A Bodyboard
Posted date: 01-July-2019

If an oncoming wave is about to break on top of you, then a duck dive is require... Read more

Bodyboarding Safety
Posted date: 27-June-2019

#Bodyboarding Safety is ASI’s number one priority. Many of you will be ... Read more

5 Reasons to Learn to Bodyboard with ASI
Posted date: 23-August-2018

Bodyboarding is an extremely accessible sport to learn. So long as you can swi... Read more

Outdoors Safety & Awareness

How Reading Cloud Types Can Keep You Safe
Posted date: 12-December-2019

The clouds are a key to reading weather conditions.  If you know the clouds... Read more

Do you know what different beach flag colours mean?!
Posted date: 03-September-2019

At ASI, beach safety is utmost important, being able to read and be aware of bea... Read more

Getting Out of Rips/Current
Posted date: 26-June-2019

Any person surfing or swimming in the ocean should be aware of rips and currents... Read more

ASI Promo

AIR - ASI Instructor Retreat – Sagres Portugal Nov 2019
Posted date: 01-October-2019

Networking and professional development for ASI Instructors on Sat-Sun. 9-10 Nov... Read more

AIR - ASI Instructor Retreat – Bondi Australia Oct 2019
Posted date: 05-September-2019

Networking and professional development for ASI Instructors on Sat-Sun. 19-20 ... Read more

It’s Much More When You Become an ASI Instructor
Posted date: 23-June-2019

Becoming an ASI instructor is more than just learning the skills to the highest ... Read more

10 Reasons to train as a SUP instructor
Posted date: 15-July-2017

Stand Up Paddle Boarding is the fastest growing water sport. Why? It’s e... Read more

ASI News Blog

Welcome Mana SUP School, Umina, NSW Australia
Posted date: 24-February-2020

AUSTRALIA. NSW. UMINA.  Welcome to Mana SUP, who have renewed their ASI acc... Read more

ASI SUP Instructor Courses held at Runaway Bay, QLD February 2020
Posted date: 21-February-2020

AUSTRALIA. QLD. GOLD COAST. RUNAWAY BAY. Participants attended ASI SUP Instructo... Read more

Welcome Stand Up Paddle SA, Adelaide SA Australia
Posted date: 20-February-2020

AUSTRALIA. SA. ADELAIDE.  Welcome to Stand Up Paddle SA who have renewed th... Read more

ASI SUP Instructor Courses held at Gold Coast Australia. February 2020
Posted date: 18-February-2020

AUSTRALIA. QLD. SURFERS PARADISE. Participants attended ASI SUP Instructors cour... Read more

Jobs / Businesses for Sale

ASI Level 1 Surfing instructor wanted - Scotland
Posted date: 26-February-2020

Blackhouse Watersports, are looking for a Surf Instructor to work on the beautif... Read more

ASI Level 1 Surfing instructor wanted. Algarve. Portugal.
Posted date: 24-February-2020

PORTUGAL.  ASI Level 1 Surfing instructor wanted for instructing groups of ... Read more

Wanted Surf Operations Manager and Yoga Instructor/Wellness Manager at Waidroka Bay Resort.
Posted date: 03-February-2020

FIJI. Waidroka Bay Resort is a Surf & Dive Adventure Resort with a focus on ... Read more

WANTED ASI Surfing Instructors. ARRAWARRA, Australia
Posted date: 13-January-2020

AUSTRALIA. NSW ARRAWARRA.   Mojosurf are looking for instructors to jo... Read more

ASI People

Introducing ASI SUP Instructor, Maree Martin.
Posted date: 24-February-2020

Introducing ASI SUP Instructor, Maree Martin. Maree is based in Perth and curren... Read more

Introducing ASI SUP Instructor Si’Min Cheng.
Posted date: 06-February-2020

Si’Min Cheng is an ASI Level 2 SUP Instructor based in Singapore. Starting... Read more

Introducing ASI Surf Instructor, Dave Davidson
Posted date: 27-January-2020

Introducing ASI Surf Instructor, Dave Davidson. Dave grew up in Bondi and became... Read more

Introducing ASI Surfing Instructor, Sally McGee
Posted date: 21-January-2020

Introducing ASI Surfing Instructor Sally McGee, Sally has been surfing for fourt... Read more

Travel Destinations

5 best waves of Portugal
Posted date: 06-September-2019

Are you thinking of a holiday in Portugal?  Check out these 5 great locatio... Read more

SUP away holiday in Haarlem, The Netherlands
Posted date: 27-August-2019

Holland is home to those iconic images of windmills, tulips, beautiful architect... Read more

A SUP Away Holiday to Dublin, Ireland’s Capital City
Posted date: 14-August-2019

Dublin, Ireland’s capital city is located right on the east coast and is s... Read more

Try a city SUP Break in London
Posted date: 26-July-2019

UK. LONDON. KINGSTON ON THAMES. London is one of the best and most visited citie... Read more

Courses

Enrol ASI Surfing Instructor Courses, Dunbar, Scotland UK March 2020
Posted date: 21-February-2020

UK. SCOTLAND. DUNBAR.  Enrol for ASI Surfing Instructor courses to be held ... Read more

Enrol ASI Level 1 Surfing Instructor Course. Wales, UK. March 2020
Posted date: 19-February-2020

UK. WALES. PEMBROKESHIRE. Enrol for ASI Level 1 Surfing Instructor course are sc... Read more

Enrol ASI SUP Instructor courses March 2020, Florida, USA
Posted date: 05-February-2020

USA. FLORIDA. BOCA RATON. Enrol for ASI Stand Up Paddle Instructor courses sched... Read more

Enrol ASI SUP Instructor courses February 2020 at Perth, WA, Australia
Posted date: 29-January-2020

AUSTRALIA. WA. PERTH.  Enrol for ASI Stand Up Paddle Instructor courses sch... Read more

Health

You are what you eat.
Posted date: 12-August-2019

It’s well known in this age of Science and Sport being inextricable, that ... Read more

Education Secretary calls for children to spend summer outdoors
Posted date: 29-July-2019

UK. Summer is here and Education Secretary, Damian Hinds launches #SummerOutdoor... Read more

PRODUCT REVIEW: PRO-AQUAZ Custom Ear Plugs
Posted date: 19-July-2019

Unfortunately, the down side of spending a lot of time in Cold water or being ex... Read more

Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke
Posted date: 15-July-2019

Heat exhaustion and heat stroke can occur when you are surfing, in the hot sun a... Read more

Environment

Cornwall leading the way in recycling surf gear
Posted date: 17-September-2019

UK. CORNWALL, HAYLE.  Recycle your surf gear.  Krog Den Surf Shop is p... Read more

One of the leading UK supermarkets has pledged to reduce their plastic use by 50%
Posted date: 16-September-2019

UK. One of the leading UK supermarkets has pledged to reduce their plastic use b... Read more

Sand Dunes and the Importance of Protecting Them
Posted date: 05-July-2019

Take a walk over any beach or coastal area and you will generally find sand dune... Read more

Whales & Dolphins Stand Up Paddle & Surfing Safety Tips
Posted date: 03-July-2019

Sharing the ocean with whales and dolphins is one of the many joys of surfing an... Read more

Regulation

Stand Up Paddle Bully Gets Five Years in Jail for Assault. USA
Posted date: 21-June-2019

A stand-up paddleboarder who bashed the head of a surfer in the ocean with a pad... Read more

Silicon Valley Billionaire's Effort to Keep Surfers Off Beach Is a Total Wipeout
Posted date: 18-January-2019

USA:  Sun Microsystems co-founder Vinod Khosla, property sits on Martins Be... Read more

Message from Secretary of Tourism Philippines to ASIP
Posted date: 14-August-2018

PHILIPPINES. Our hardworking Secretary of Tourism Berna Romulo Puyat took time t... Read more

Wollongong Council, Australia Issues New Surf School Permits
Posted date: 18-December-2017

Surf School permits in Wollongong, NSW Australia recently went to tender with pe... Read more

Community

Australian Bushfires – We’re Open For Business
Posted date: 11-February-2020

AUSTRALIA.  Help our Surf and SUP schools to rebuild. Feb 2020.  Get t... Read more

Central SUP paddle to raise money for the RNLI
Posted date: 24-July-2019

UK, ENGLAND. The Central SUP Crew smashed it!!!! 58k paddled and a load of money... Read more

Keep our River Clean, Perth Australia
Posted date: 07-June-2019

AUSTRALIA. PERTH. ASI accredited 'SUP school SUP Tonic Australia is holdin... Read more

Save the Bight - The Fight Against Oil Threats in the Ocean in Australia
Posted date: 07-May-2019

SOUTH AUSTRALIA.  The “Save the Bight” campaign is gathering mo... Read more

Other Events and Conferences

What a great day out at the Big Paddle SUP Festival
Posted date: 05-August-2019

UK. ENGLAND.  YORKSHIRE.  What a great day out at the Big Paddle SUP F... Read more

Heavy Water Film Viewing. Sydney Australia
Posted date: 17-June-2019

AUSTRALIA. SYDNEY. HEAVY WATER follows big wave surfer Nathan Fletcher through t... Read more

Beach Yoga Fest, Bournemouth England UK, 21-23 June 2019
Posted date: 11-June-2019

UK, ENGLAND, BOURNEMOUTH. Zoe Lee, ASI SUP Yoga Instructor and Trainer of ASI SU... Read more

The Big Paddle SUP Festival, Yorkshire UK
Posted date: 05-June-2019

UK. Yorkshire. ASI accredited SUP school Valley Adventures will be running their... Read more

Competition Events

British University & Colleges Sport: National Surfing Championships
Posted date: 30-October-2019

UK. ENGLAND. CORNWALL. ASI decided to drop in and check out the scene at annual ... Read more

IRISHSUP SURF CLASSIC 2019 September 28th & 29th
Posted date: 02-October-2019

IRELAND. CO MAYO. ACHILL ISLAND. Last weekend (28-29 September 2019) saw the IRI... Read more

Academy of Surfing Instructors partners up with the 2019 BUCS Surf Championships
Posted date: 06-September-2019

UK. CORNWALL. NEWQUAY. The annual #BUCS Surf Championships will hit Fistral Beac... Read more

Its back! – the Irishsup Surf Classic 2019
Posted date: 04-September-2019

IRELAND. Co MAYO. ASI accredited school IrishSUP run by ASI Master Trainer Paul ... Read more

Product Reviews

High Noon Zinc – Keeping us Sun Safe
Posted date: 07-October-2019

Tim Maulder, an Australian full time lifeguard, and previous surfing instructor ... Read more

Surfing With Environmentally Friendly Fins
Posted date: 30-August-2019

With the vast amount of chemicals and plastic used in the world, we at ASI love ... Read more

GPS bracelet designed by Philippe Starck aims to save lives at sea
Posted date: 28-August-2019

PRODUCT REVIEW:  ASI SUP and Surfing Instructor Olivia Piana has been using... Read more

PRODUCT REVIEW - Saturn extra heavy-duty Pro Angler inflatable fishing paddle board
Posted date: 01-August-2019

The ultimate weekend warrior SUP, for the Stand up paddle boarder the needs that... Read more