Level 4 Master Surfing Coach

Master Surfing Coaches are the most highly experienced instructors in the world.  They have elite-advanced surfing skill, coaching competition skills and have been an accredited surfing instructor for a minimum of 10 years.

Course Overview


Instruct elite-advanced surfing skill and knowledge.
Coach competition level surfing.

  • in surf locations up to and over 6ft (2 metres)

Career outcomes:

  • Surfing instructor within the surfing or outdoor recreation industry.
  • Industry job roles that require surfing knowledge (e.g. sales rep, retail).
  • Competition surfing coach

Topics covered:

  • Identify and manage surfing risks/hazards
  • Emergency processes and response
  • Coaching practices, styles and legal and ethical responsibilities
  • Prepare and conduct individualised long-term surfing competition training programs
  • Evaluate and modify competition coaching programs

Entry requirements:

Before enrolling, you must have:

What we provide:

Level 4 Master Surfing Coach Training Manual
Level 4 Assessment & Competency Record Book
Minimum of 12 months membership

Certificate Issued:

ASI Level 4 Master Surfing Coach (Valid for 12 months from date of workshop)

Delivery options:

The ASI Level 4 Master Surfing coach course can be completed by:

  • Attending a workshop

Delivery Option - Workshop:

Workshop course requirements:

In order to gain your Surfing Coach qualification, you will need to:

  • Complete written assessments.
  • Provide 2 x coaching progams for students you have coached.

Before or after the workshop, provide copies of:

  • Personal identification (e.g drivers licence or passport)
  • Working with Children Check (as applicable to the country are working in. Information)
  • Surf Rescue certificate  and  Senior First Aid certificate, OR
  • Lifesaving (Combined Rescue & First Aid certificate).

Surf Rescue:   Date of certificate is no more than 2 years old from date of completion (or 1 year old for Australia)  Find Approved Surf Rescue Training Providers

Senior First Aid:  The certificate date must be no more than 3 years old from date of completion.  Find Description and Approved Senior First Aid Training Providers

You have 12 months from date of workshop to complete all course requirements.


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