Shoreline Surf Symposium 26th/27th May

We will be running a number of surf kayaking courses over this weekend and
are taking bookings now, additional courses may be added as interest
dictates. As well as lectures, theory sessions and plenty of practical
coaching we will also be arranging a sociable night out in Bude on the
Saturday for anyone interested.  Accommodation / Campsite list at bottom of
this email.

Have a read through the basic list.
Look through the course details listed below.
Send in a cheque and a note to say which course you’d like to do – payable
to SHORELINE for the full course fee – to book your place.
Address: 11a Crooklets Beach, Bude, Cornwall, EX23 8NE.

Courses

1. BCU 3 Star Surf Training weekend – £125
2. BCU 3 Star Assessment weekend – £125
3. BCU 4 Star Surf Training weekend – £165
4. BCU 4 Star Surf Assessment – £165
5. BCU Moderate Water Surf Endorsement Course – £165

To be certain that these courses run we do need paddlers to book as early
as possible

Details

Three Star Surf Training

This two day course will cover surf paddling skills, knowledge and theory
as well as rescues and decision making.

Syllabus from
www.bcu.org.uk/tests-and-awards/personal-performance-awards/paddlesport-start-i-1-to-3-star/

It is recommended that you hold the BCU 2 star award but this is not
essential. There is no BCU fee and no need to register with the BCU for
this training course.

You will need to bring all your own equipment. I’d recommend some extra
layers that you can wear over your normal paddling clothing to keep you
warm during any briefings at the waters edge. Please bring a packed lunch
and warm drink and / or money to buy the same from handy Beach Cafes.

We’ll meet you at Crooklets Beach, Bude at 10am on the Saturday. Please
don’t get kitted up straight away as we may move to other locations as
conditions dictate.

The cost of the Course will be £125 payable in advance payable to Shoreline
and posted to the address below.

There are 8 places available on a first come basis, full payment will
confirm your place.

To book please post the following to me:-

A cheques payable to Shoreline for £125
Your Name
Contact Details
The date of the course that you are interested in
An indication of your experience / paddling ability

Three Star Surf Assessment

This two day course will assess surf paddling skills, knowledge and theory
as well as rescues and decision making.

Syllabus from
www.bcu.org.uk/tests-and-awards/personal-performance-awards/paddlesport-start-i-1-to-3-star/

It is recommended that you have attended a 3 Star Surf Training course.
Successful candidates will be required to pay a £10 BCU fee (members) or
£20 BCU fee (non-members) for the BCU administration and issuing of their
award.

You will need to bring all your own equipment. I’d recommend some extra
layers that you can wear over your normal paddling clothing to keep you
warm during any briefings at the waters edge. Please bring a packed lunch
and warm drink and / or money to buy the same from handy Beach Cafes.

We’ll meet you at Crooklets Beach, Bude at 10am on the Saturday. Please
don’t get kitted up straight away as we may move to other locations as
conditions dictate.

The cost of the Course will be £125 payable in advance payable to Shoreline
and posted to the address below.

There are 6 places available on a first come basis, full payment will
confirm your place.

To book please post the following to me:-

A cheques payable to Shoreline for £125
Your Name
Contact Details
The date of the course that you are interested in
An indication of your experience / paddling ability

Four Star Surf Training

This two day course will cover surf paddling skills, knowledge and theory
as well as leadership, rescues and decision making.

Syllabus from
www.canoe-england.org.uk/tests-i-awards/leader-i-guide-i-helm-qualifications/-paddlesport-four-star-leader/

The only Pre-requisite is for you to be able to paddle at the the same
standard as the either the New 3 star surf award or the Old 4 star surf
award. There is no BCU fee and no need to register with the BCU for this
training course.

You will need to bring all your own equipment. I’d recommend some extra
layers that you can wear over your normal paddling clothing to keep you
warm during any briefings at the waters edge. Please bring a packed lunch
and warm drink and / or money to buy the same from handy Beach Cafes.

We’ll meet you at Crooklets Beach, Bude at 10am on the Saturday. Please
don’t get kitted up straight away as we may move to other locations as
conditions dictate.

The cost of the Course will be £155 payable in advance to Shoreline and
posted to the address below.

There are 12 places available on a first come basis, full payment will
confirm your place.

To book please post the following to me:-

A cheques payable to Shoreline for £165
Your Name
Contact Details
The date of the course that you are interested in
An indication of your experience / paddling ability

Four Star Surf Assessment – Pre registration with BCU required

This two day assessment will cover surf paddling skills, knowledge and
theory as well as leadership, rescues and decision making.

Syllabus from
www.canoe-england.org.uk/tests-i-awards/leader-i-guide-i-helm-qualifications/-paddlesport-four-star-leader/

Pre-requisites:-

BCU 3 star surf award (recommended)
4 Star Surf Training
First Aid Award (1 day course)
Prior Experience – 20 sessions, 3 different breaks, 2 different ares,
managing others in the surf
Aged 16 or over but can not be full leaders until over 18

You will need to register with the BCU in advance of this assessment,
please use the link below to find out more about this registration process
and to download the LR registration form, there is a £10 registration fee
for members (£20 for non-members).

www.canoe-england.org.uk/coaching/course-registration/4-and-5-star-leader-registration/

You will need to bring your registration form and proof of all
pre-requisites and all your own equipment. I’d recommend some extra layers
that you can wear over your normal paddling clothing to keep you warm
during any briefings at the waters edge. Please bring a packed lunch and
warm drink and / or money to buy the same from handy Beach Cafes.

We’ll meet you at Crooklets Beach, Bude at 10am on the Saturday. Please
don’t get kitted up straight away as we may move to other locations as
conditions dictate.

The cost of the Course will be £165 payable in advance to Shoreline and
posted to the address below.

There are 8 places available on a first come basis, full payment will
confirm your place.

To book please post the following to me:-

A cheques payable to Shoreline for £165
Your Name
Contact Details
The date of the course that you are interested in
An indication of your experience / paddling ability

Moderate Water Endorsement (Surf ) Training course – Pre registration with
BCU required

This two day training course will cover surf paddling skills, knowledge and
theory as well as leadership, rescues and decision making, but its primary
aim is to work through as many surf specific coaching tools as conditions
allow.

Pre reqs

Pre-register using CR form version 6 (£17.50 fee) apply at least 14 days
before the course start date.
www.canoe-england.org.uk/media/pdf/CR%20Form%20Version%20V6.pdf
BCU UKCC Level 2 certificate in coaching paddlesport
BCU 4 Star Surf Leader Award (new 4 star!)
First aid – 8 hour course
Over 18 years old

Who is the course for?

The course is similar to the old level 3 surf coach award. Whereas the 4
star surf leader allows you to lead small groups in the surf who are not
complete novices, the moderate water endorsement award via this training
course followed by a one day assessment you increase your remit both in
terms of ratio and the inclusion of introducing beginners to surf kayaking.
This course will cover all the skills neccessary to coach safely and
effectively in the surf accross the ability range.

You will need to bring all your own equipment. I’d recommend some extra
layers that you can wear over your normal paddlin

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