Become a Paddle Canada Flatwater Instructor and teach your own Paddle Canada Courses or instruct with a local paddleboard school. The ADVANCED FLATWATER INSTRUCTOR COURSE is an entry level course to paddleboard instruction. Taught by Emre this course covers paddleboard instruction beginning right from the BASICS.
The course includes a special focus on the challenges of instructing and guiding on the west coast. Lead by Paddle Canada Instructor Trainer Emre Bosut, this course includes components developed through Emre’s experience as an instructor and guide trainer as well as his time spent leading groups in a variety of paddle crafts on the west coast. Learn effective instructional techniques, group management, and safety planning.
Successful participants in the course will receive a Paddle Canada Advanced Flatwater Instructor certification (or Basic Flatwater Instructor certification) along with instructional aids to help run their own courses. Want to learn more about the Paddle Canada Program? Check out the Paddle Canada SUP Program Manual for full details on Paddle Canada’s SUP program standards.
Upcoming 2020 Course Dates
Sat April 25 – Sun April 26
Sat May 23 – Sun May 24
Training your staff? We can provide customized course dates. Please contact us to organize a course.
Paddle Canada Advanced Flatwater Skills or equivalent paddleboarding experience.
SWELL Education is the new name for T'ashii Paddle's paddleboarding, surfing, and first aid programs. Swell is the energy moving through the ocean, dynamic and constantly changing, a reminder that we are all connected on our small little planet. At SWELL Education our goal is to connect people with the ocean and the environment; to learn and grow together.