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Windsurfing Courses 2017

 

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  Start, Intermediate & Advanced £50
  Instructor courses £50
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Jed Cunningham
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Glebe House
Church Road
Thorney Island
Emsworth
Hampshire
PO10 8DS

Mob: 07516 001776
Tel: (Civ): 01243 388315
Mil: 94295 8315
Enquiries: sailarmy@btconnect.com

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WINDSURFING COURSES 2017

Which course is right for you?

 

START WINDSURFING
A course for complete beginners

INTERMEDIATE (NON PLANING)
Introducing you to our Fast forward coaching technique, helping you fine tune basic skills and make your windsurfing faster and more fluid

INTERMEDIATE (PLANING)
The second part of the Intermediate course, building on your skills to get the board planing.

ADVANCED
Additional clinics help you master dynamic transitions, advanced planing techniques, the waterstart and infamous planing gybe

Assumed knowledge

None

The Start Windsurfing course. Should be able to sail on all points of sailing in light winds

At the practical level of the start windsurfing ability. You should be able to sail on all points of sailing in light winds.

Competent Intermediate level with the ability to sail in footstraps and harness in planing conditions

Minimum duration

8-10 hours

8-10 hours

8-10 hours

8-10 hours

Course content

Teaches you the basics of windsurfing using the right equipment

New techniques such as the beachstart and harness work will get you ready for the excitement of blasting control. Beachstarting and gybing are taught either as a separate clinic or within the course, tailored to an individual’s needs and the teaching environment

New techniques such as faster tacks, use of the harness and getting in the foot straps. Beach starting and the basic technique of the carve gybing are also taught within this course or as separate clinics, tailored to suit individual’s needs and the environment.

Dynamic transitions, advanced planing techniques and waterstarts are broken down and simplified, backed up with relevant theory. Waterstarting, carve gybing and other advanced skills such as advanced carving and bump and jump

Ability after course

Able to sail to a chosen point on the water and return to where you started from in light winds

Able to sail on all points of sailing in stronger winds, using beachstarts and faster tacking and gybing

Be able to sail on all points of sailing in a variety of conditions using faster tacks and the harness. As you progress through this level, you will also be able to use the foot straps and understand the beginnings of a carve gybe.

Improved blasting control to aid early planing, tacking on a variety of boards in varying conditions. Additional clinics help you master the waterstart and infamous planing gybe

START

A course for complete beginners

Course Number:

Course Dates:

Duration:

Costs:

Remarks:

W01/17

8-12 May

5 days

£50

Please book

W02/17

22-26 May

5 days

£50

Please book

W03/17

5-9 Jun

5 days

£50

Please book

W04/17

12-16 Jun

5 days

£50

Please book

W05/17

19-23 Jun

5 days

£50

Please book

W06/17

26-30 Jun

5 days

£50

Please book

W07/17

3-7 Jul

5 days

£50

Please book

W08/17

10-14 Jul

5 days

£50

Please book

W09/17

24-28 Jul

5 days

£50

Please book

W10/17

31 Jul-4 Aug

5 days

£50

Please book

W11/17

7-11 Aug

5 days

£50

Please book

W12/17

4/5 Sep

2 days

£25

Please book

W13/17

18-22 Sep

5 days

£50

Please book

W14/17

25-29 Sep

5 days

£50

Please book

W15/17

1-6 Oct

5 days

£50

Please book

INTERMEDIATE (NON PLANING & PLANING)

Introducing you to our Fast forward coaching technique, helping you fine tune basic skills and make your windsurfing faster and more fluid

Course Number:

CourseDates:

Duration:

Costs:

Remarks:

W16/17 INT

18-21 Apr

4 days

£50

Please book

W17/17 INT

12-16 Jun

5 days

£50

Please book

W18/17 INT

10-14 Jul

5 days

£50

Please book

W19/17 INT

14-18 Aug

5 days

£50

Please book

W19A/17 INT

21-25 Aug

5 days

£50

Please book

W20/17 INT

18-22 Sep

5 days

£50

Please book

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START WINDSURFING INSTRUCTOR TRAINING 

RYA Start Windsurfing instructors are qualified to teach the Start Windsurfing course and Stages 1 and 2 of the Youth Windsurfing Scheme under the supervision of a senior instructor.

Eligibility

  • RYA Membership

  • Minimum age 18

  • Intermediate non-planing certificate with beach starting and non-planing gybe clinics

  • RYA Powerboat level 2 certificate

  • RYA Safe and Fun certificate

Valid first aid qualification

WINDSURFING START INSTRUCTOR

RYA Start Windsurfing instructors are qualified to teach the Start Windsurfing course and Stages 1 and 2 of the Youth Windsurfing Scheme under the supervision of a senior instructor.

Course Number:

Course Dates:

Duration:

Costs:

Remarks:

WSI/01/17

26-30 Jun

5 days

£50

Please book

WSI/02/17

18-22 Sep

5 days

£50

Please book

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INTERMEDIATE WINDSURFING INSTRUCTOR TRAINING 

RYA Intermediate windsurfing instructors are qualified to teach the Intermediate course and Youth Windsurfing Scheme under the supervision of a senior instructor.

The Intermediate course and instructor training is assessed in two competencies, non-planing and planing, and is the first instructor course to incorporate the new Fast forward coaching tool.

Eligibility for Intermediate non-planing instructors

  • Minimum age 16

  • Start windsurfing instructor

  • Intermediate certificate plus beach starting and non-planing carve gybe clinics

  • RYA Powerboat level 2 certificate

  • Valid first aid certificate

  • Evidence of 50 hours logged as a Start windsurfing instructor

  • RYA Safe and Fun certificate

Eligibility for Intermediate planing instructors

  • Minimum age 18

  • Start windsurfing/Intermediate non-planing instructor

  • Advanced certificate with waterstart and carve gybe clinics

  • RYA Powerboat level 2 certificate

  • Valid first aid certificate - click here for a list of acceptable first aid certificates.

  • Evidence of 50 hours logged as a Start windsurfing

Eligibility for Intermediate planing instructors

In addition to the prerequisites listed for the Intermediate non-planing instructor the following prerequisites are required: Advanced certificate with waterstart and carve gybe clinics
Evidence of 50 hours logged as a Start windsurfing or Intermediate non-planing instructor

WINDSURFING INTERMEDIATE INSTRUCTOR

RYA Intermediate windsurfing instructors are qualified to teach the Intermediate course and Youth Windsurfing Scheme under the supervision of a senior instructor.

Course Number:

Course Dates:

Duration:

Costs:

Remarks:

WSI03/17

18-21 Sep

4 days

£50 + Pubs

Please contact the centre

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WINDSURFING ADVANCED INSTRUCTOR TRAINING

RYA advanced windsurfing instructors are qualified to teach the Advanced course and all stages of the Youth Windsurfing Scheme under the supervision of a senior instructor.

The Advanced Instructor course has a clinic-based approach, appealing to a wider spectrum. The core content of the instructor course enables instructors to teach the main advanced course in the scheme. In addition, instructors can be assessed during the course to enable them to teach further advanced clinics in advanced carving skills and bump and jump.

Eligibility
Intermediate planning instructor:

  • Minimum age 18

  • Minimum of a very competent Advanced certificate holder plus clinics in waterstarting and carve gybing

  • RYA Powerboat level 2 certificate

  • Valid first aid qualification

  • Evidence of 100 hours logged as an Intermediate planning instructor

  • RYA Safe and Fun certificate

WINDSURFING ADVANCED INSTRUCTOR

RYA advanced windsurfing instructors are qualified to teach the Advanced course and all stages of the Youth Windsurfing Scheme under the supervision of a senior instructor.

Course Number:

Course Dates:

Duration:

Costs:

Remarks:

WSI04/17

22-25 Nov

5 days

£50 + Pubs

 

Please contact the centre

WINDSURFING SENIOR INSTRUCTOR

The Senior Instructor (SI) is an experienced instructor who has been assessed as competent to organise and manage courses within the RYA's Windsurfing Scheme. They are qualified to organise and control group windsurfing tuition and to supervise and assist instructors.

Course Number:

Course Dates:

Duration:

Costs:

Remarks:

WS105/17

18-21 Apr

4 days

£50 + Pubs

  Please contact the centre

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