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BSUPA Level 1 Instructor course Saturday 7th May – Sunday 8th May 2022

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BSUPA Level 1 Instructor course Saturday 7th May – Sunday 8th May 2022

Ballyholme Yacht Club will be hosting a BSUPA Level 1 Instructor course on 7th – 8th May 2022.

The level 1 instructor course is a 2 day course designed for new instructors to teach SUP through the BSUPA Ready to Ride courses.

Ballyholme is a registered BSUPA school and with a number of Ready to Ride courses planned for this summer we will be looking for qualified instructors to take these courses.

There are some prerequisites for instructor candidates:

  • You must be a BSUPA member (online sign up, annual fee £25)
  • Minimum age 18
  • Valid first aid qualification (BYC First Aid courses will be suffice, alternatively a certified 1 day course)
  • Minimum 40 hours SUP experience on the water

SUP Capabilities (These will be assessed on the course)

    • Competent on a range of boards
    • ability to demonstrate a range of paddle strokes
    • step back and reverse paddle turns
    • board 360s and body 360s
    • Paddle steering
    • Basic push turns
    • paddling in reverse


  • Other sports teaching is desirable but not essential
  • Shadow teaching will be included on the course

The course fee is £220

BYC Members are offered a discounted rate of £100 with the agreement to provide 3 ready to ride courses FOC.

Please note there is an non-refundable administrative charge of £1.50 per transaction.

The course fee includes manuals and certificates.

All BYC instructors will need to complete an advanced AccessNI check.

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  • BSUPA Level 1 Instructor course Saturday 7th - Sunday 8th May 2022
    7th May 2022 - 8th May 2022
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Venue Phone: 028 9127 1467

Ballyholme Yacht Club, Seacliff Rd, Bangor, Down, BT20 5HT, United Kingdom



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