Tag Archives: ISA

1st Online delivery of International Surfing Association courses.

Adapt and Overcome!

Last week we successfully ran the first International Surfing Association (ISA)  Judging and Surf Coach online courses. Great effort from all involved: developing new resources, doing the pre-course preparations and adapting to the new online course environment!

If you want a wide range of #Surf and #SUP coaching, judging and safety courses you can do from anywhere in the world, click here

Special thanks to: DSRF, Glide Surf School and the ISA for making this happen!!

 

Persian dispatches #1: South from the Mountains to the desert seas.

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!

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Andy’s Arctic Adventure

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? ”

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Sunny Studies at Surf Steps

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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/

 

 

Sun, Surf and Snow!

I had an awesome time being part of an ISA level one Surf instructor course, Dunbar Scotland.

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L-R(ish) ISA presenter Josh Christoperson, Scott, Jess, Colin, Guye, Lynn, Tamsin, Megan and Russell.

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My ISA World Paddleboard Champs Gallery

Hi all, wanted to get this up a month ago, but work demands have been great but fantastic and fast. Better late than never:-) Thanks to Simon Bassett for most of the sports and team shots, also everyone else who took photos.

Lastly and not leastly I’d like to thank again all those who helped support me in this endeavour-I realise how fortunate I am…  Enjoy!!

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