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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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SUP safely workshops

Are you really safe when you Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP)?

Do you know:

-What to do if the wind changes or the water becomes rough?

-How to choose when to ride an inflatable or hard board?

-What equipment to wear and when?

If not, contact me on andy@surfsteps.co.uk or +44 (0)7941508531 for more info or to book!

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