Here at Surf Coach Academy, we offer a range of Surf specific coaching, judging and officiating courses.
The courses are run under licence from the ISA (International Surfing Association), Surfing's World Governing Body.
The ISA Coaching & Instructing Program is designed to develop the skills, knowledge and abilities of those individuals who wish to obtain a scientific approach to the coaching and instructing of surfing. The official recognition of the content of the ISA courses, comes from the Australian Coaching Council accredited Surfing Australia courses, from which the ISA programs have been customized for international use. Twenty-five years of very successful development is contained in these programs and approaches.The ISA is now releasing its own international surf coaching education programme and sees this as the establishment of an "international standard for accreditation of coaches and instructors in the surfschool industry
The objectives of the ISA Coaching & Instructing Program:
- To establish an international system of Coaching and Instructing Courses, improving the safety and efficacy of surf instruction around the world.
- To further develop, through educational programs, a body of knowledge on which Coaches and Instructors may draw.
- To provide Coaches and Instructors with employment opportunities, encouragement and support.
- To advance surf coaching and instructing as a globally standardized and highly professional activity with stringent requirements
ISA coaching awards are recognized and accepted in the following countries;
Great Britain, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Costa Rica, Japan, Bali, Chile, Brazil, and many more.