OVERVIEW OF THE ISA COACHING & INSTRUCTING PROGRAM
The ISA CIP was established in 1994 as a progressive coach education program. Coaches of children, adults, veterans, athletes with a disability or elite athletes at club, school, regional, state or national level can become more effective coaches through participation in the CIP.
The global objectives of the ISA Coaching & Instructing Program are:
To establish an international system of
For the individual, the CIP & FW CIP aims to:
Structure of the CIP
CIP programs utilise competency based training principles. This includes:
Currency – coaches and of officials must update their accreditation at least every 4 years
Who delivers and assesses CIP training programs?
CIP training programs are conducted by ISA selected organizers and course presenters. They are responsible for assessing whether a coach or of official has met the requirements for domestic accreditation at a particular level of training.
This level one course is the cutting industry standard for surf Instructors at quality surf schools around the world.
This level 1 course combines a dual credential for both Surf and SUP with a broad range of technique applications as well as safety procedures.
The ISA’s newest course, this certification is designed for Flat Water SUP Stand Alone in lakes, bays, lagoons and all flat water settings.
This level two course is for elite contest preparation. All level two Coaches MUST have completed and passed an ISA level one Surf Instructor course prior to approval as a level two Surf Coach.