Once back in Tehran, we hit the road to the North. Driving through the evening and night, we listened to some amazing Persian and contemporary tunes of Amir’s, which helped fill the dark hours on the road.
I went to Iran last year in April, so had a strong knowledge and experience base to readily accept another offer from the Iranian Surfing Association to run some courses this year. But this time for longer, for more courses and see new places!
Great safety video from the International Surfing Association (ISA) featuring…me!
A few months ago the ISA asked if I’d like to make a coaching Video about SUP. Based on feedback from and working with, the SUP and water safety community, there was a lack of information and knowledge regarding rescuing unconscious people from the water. Here’s the result!
Feel free to like, share and comment, it could save someones life.
Latitude N 63° 57.7013′ Longitude E 10°.11.3 3993′ Lofoten, Norway 9-14 August.
Back in March, Norwegian friends and SUP organisors Kjell and Eilen got in touch: “We’re looking at running some courses in the Lofoten’s, would you like to run them? The location we’re looking at is Unstad beach, a top surf destination in the Lofoten Islands, is that ok? ”
23-24 June, Klitmoller, Thy region, Denmark
The DSRF (Danish Surf and rafting Federation) Hosted two ISA one day SUP modules in great summer conditions in Northern Jutland last weekend.
SE/ISA Level one surf coach course (3-4 May) & SLSGB surf coach rescue course (5-6 May), Bournemouth, England
The courses were held at Surf Steps Surf and SUP academy of excellence in 4 days of record early May tempretures in Bournemouth, Dorset, England.
11 students, based in Europe, spent the 4 days developing their coaching and learning essential rescue and first aid skills, with International trainer Andy Joyce.
The courses enable the students, once qualified, to coach Surfing sessions for beginner to intermediate students. The awards have worldwide recognition.
Andy will be running more courses at Surf Steps in Bournemouth, for further details go to https://andyjoyce.info/coaching-and-lifeguarding-courses/lifeguard-and-other-rescue-awards/course-dates-2018/
For more info and dates on the courses follow the links here