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US Sailing Level 1 Instructor Course

  • January 02, 2017
  • January 05, 2017
  • SCYC

US Sailing Level 1 from 1/2-1/5:  Who should take this course: Anyone interested in teaching beginner level sailors. Prerequisites: Must turn 16 in the calendar year & hold NASBLA Approved Boating Certificate Course length: 4 days, 40 hours

Texts used: Smallboat Instructor Guide (includes Learn Sailing Right-Beginner!), Learn Sailing Right-Intermediate!, Teaching Fundamentals for Sailing Instructors & Basic Powerboat Safety & Rescue

Course overview:Designed to provide sailing instructors with information on how to teach more safely, effectively, and creatively. Topics covered in the course include: classroom and on-the-water teaching techniques, risk management, safety issues, lesson planning, creative activities, ethical concerns, and sports physiology and psychology.

​If you have any interest in future US Sailing Instructor Courses, please contact Kerri Hanley atkerri@chrishanley.com.  ​


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