Coronavirus Updates

ASI Schools Become COVID19 Secure
Posted date: 25-May-2020

ASI is committed to the highest of safety standards and that’s why we now ... Read more

COVID-19 Update & Guidelines
Posted date: 18-May-2020

The health and safety of ASI instructors, schools and their students and ASI mem... Read more

7 Tips To Being COVID Safe When SUP Paddling
Posted date: 16-May-2020

Most countries are now easing up on lockdowns.  If you have not been out on... Read more

Cyprus is Easing Out of Lockdown
Posted date: 16-May-2020

Cyrpus is easing its restrictions on 21 May 2020.   Viacheslav from AS... Read more

Surfing Education

Surfing Technique - Stance
Posted date: 29-July-2020

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

Tube Riding
Posted date: 01-May-2020

 Typically called in the Green Room.   Life turns to slow motion.... Read more

ASI Learn to Surf Beginners Video – Free to view
Posted date: 19-April-2020

Check out ASI’s Learn to surf for beginners video. It’s free to view... Read more

ASI Learn to Surf for Beginners - Introduction
Posted date: 14-April-2020

Introduction. Video with 13 Chapters to Get You Up and Riding   ... Read more

Stand Up Paddle Education

SUP - Wind is Your Enemy
Posted date: 26-June-2020

Wind is the biggest danger for new and inexperienced paddlers. The large surf... Read more

The ASI 12 Tips to Stand Up Paddle Safely
Posted date: 01-June-2020

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

Techniques for SUP Wipe Out
Posted date: 10-May-2020

This ASI SUP technique video shows falling off and dismount techniques.  ... Read more

SUP Paddling on Knees for Safety
Posted date: 01-May-2020

Paddling on your knees is a key safety technique when paddling your SUP.  &... Read more

Bodyboarding Education

Bodyboarding Safety
Posted date: 31-July-2020

Bodyboarding Safety is ASI’s number one priority. Many of you will be t... Read more

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

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

Getting Out of Rips/Current
Posted date: 14-May-2020

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

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

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

ASI Promo

ASI E-learning SUP Instructor Courses , Learn in Your Own Time
Posted date: 09-June-2020

ASI Instructor courses now available via e-learning and blended e-learning optio... Read more

Become an ASI Level 2 Surfing instructor – E-learning now available.
Posted date: 14-May-2020

Go the next step in your surfing instructor career. Become an ASI Level 2 surfin... Read more

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

ASI News Blog

Welcome Mid Cheshire SUP, Winsford, Cheshire, UK
Posted date: 04-August-2020

UK. CHESHIRE. WINSFORD.  Welcome to Mid Cheshire SUP who have renewed their... Read more

Welcome Sea Synergy Marine Awareness & Activity Centre SUP School, Waterville, Co Kerry, Ireland.
Posted date: 03-August-2020

IRELAND. Co KERRY. WATERVILLE.  Welcome to Sea Synergy Marine Awarenes... Read more

Welcome Lake and Soul, Seville Spain.
Posted date: 31-July-2020

SPAIN. SEVILLE.  Welcome to Lake and Soul. who have renewed their ASI accre... Read more

ASI Level 1 Surfing Instructor Course held at Pembrokeshire, Wales. July 2020
Posted date: 30-July-2020

UK. WALES. PEMBROKESHIRE. ASI Level 1 Surfing Instructor course was held at Pemb... Read more

Jobs / Businesses for Sale

ASI Surfing Instructor Wanted, Perth West Australia
Posted date: 30-July-2020

AUSTRALIA.  Positions available immediately. Perth Go Surf, are looking for... Read more

Wanted Surfing Instructors to work in Byron Bay Australia
Posted date: 18-March-2020

AUSTRALIA.  NSW BYRON BAY.   Black Dog Surfing, an ASI Accredited... Read more

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

ASI People

Introducing ASI SUP Instructor – Lucas Martinez
Posted date: 03-August-2020

Introducing ASI SUP Instructor Lucas Martinez. With an ASI qualification it allo... Read more

Introducing ASI SUP Instructor – Andrew Decha Lim
Posted date: 31-July-2020

SINGAPORE. Andrew Decha Lim is an ASI Level 2 SUP Instructor based in Singapore.... Read more

Introducing ASI SUP Instructor and Trainer – Tony Lee
Posted date: 23-July-2020

SINGAPORE. Introducing ASI SUP Instructor Tony Lee based in Singapore. Tony used... Read more

Introducing Merrick Davis, ASI Surfing Instructor
Posted date: 10-July-2020

Introducing Merrick Davis, ASI surf school owner and instructor based at the fam... 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 SUP Instructor courses at Margaret River, Australia, September 2020
Posted date: 29-July-2020

AUSTRALIA. WA. MARGARET RIVER. Enrol for ASI Stand Up Paddle Instructor courses ... Read more

Enrol ASI SUP Instructor courses at Singapore, September 2020
Posted date: 28-July-2020

SINGAPORE. Enrol for ASI Stand Up Paddle Instructor courses scheduled on 11-14 S... Read more

Enrol ASI SUP Instructor courses August 2020 at Perth, WA, Australia
Posted date: 27-July-2020

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

Enrol ASI SUP Instructor courses August 2020, Kalajoki Finland
Posted date: 24-July-2020

FINLAND, KALAJOKI. Enrol for ASI Stand Up Paddle Instructor courses scheduled on... 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

Nature Outdoors is Good for our Health
Posted date: 04-July-2019

Spending at least two hours a week in nature may be a crucial threshold for pr... 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

Its rescheduled - the Bucca Kri Race on 26 Sept 2020, Carbis Bay UK
Posted date: 16-May-2020

UK. The Bucca Kri is a 55km stage race for  along the south west peninsula ... Read more

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

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