ACA SUP Instructor

ACA SUP Instructor

ACA Level 1-2: Essentials of SUP Instructor Certification Courses (IDW/ICE)

Requirements

Minimum 18 years old. Must be current ACA member. Ability to pass a L2 skills assessment.

Course Description

For those looking to become a Stand-Up Paddleboard Instructor. Level 1-2 is flatwater based. The main focus is on progressions from basic to advanced maneuvers. Safety and rescue techniques are also covered. The American Canoe Association (ACA) is a national organization dedicated to promoting paddlesports education. To learn more, visit their website at www.americancanoe.org.

Instructor

Brandon Slate

Venue

Trout Creek Reservoir

2019 Dates

May 3 – 5

August 23 – 25

Cost

$375

Details
  • Equipment NOT provided, but available to rent.
  • FREE Camping

ACA Level 3-4: Whitewater SUP Instructor Certification Courses (IDW/ICE)

Requirements

Minimum 18 years old. Must be current ACA member. Must be currently certified as a L2 Instructor and able to pass a L3/L4 skills assessment.

Course Description

For those looking to teach SUP on the river. Must have basic understanding of river hydrology and able to move in and out of current.

Instructor

Trey Knight and Brandon Slate

Venue

Salida river park. Class II section.

2019 Dates

May 22 – 23

Cost

$250

Details
  • Equipment NOT provided, but available to rent.
  • FREE Camping

ACA Level 5: Advanced Whitewater SUP Instructor Certification Courses (IDW/ICE)

Requirements

Minimum 18 years old. Must be current ACA member. Must be currently certified as an L4 Instructor and able to pass a L5 skills assessment.

Course Description

For those looking to teach SUP on the class III Whitewater. Must have solid understanding of river hydrology and able to perform maneuvers in regular and switch stances while on class III features.

Instructor

Trey Knight and Brandon Slate

Venue

Arkansas River.  Lower Brown’s Canyon

2019 Dates

May 24

Cost

$125

Details
  • Equipment NOT provided, but available to rent.
  • FREE Camping
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