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March 25, 2019

Here is the full agenda for the BSUPA Instructor Conference on April 6th 2019. Get registering lovely people, there’s no better way to get ready for a sizzling summer season of SUP Instructing!

9.15am Registration. Tea & Coffee10.00am “Big Up BSUPA!” Welcome all. Who we are, what we do & how you can help shape the future. Andy Gratwick, Director Easy Riders, BSUPA Head Coach & Director

10.20am “Lift Off!” The new BSUPA Level 2 Qualification. Simon Bassett, Director 2XS, BSUPA Co-Founder & Chairman

10.40am “Saving SUP” Keeping everyone SUP safe. Tony Wafer, The RNLI

11.00am “The Kids are Alright!” All you need to know about Adventure Activities Licencing for SUP schools and clubs. Tim Morton, Deputy Head of Inspection, Adventure Activities Licensing Service

11.20am Tea & Coffee

11.35am “The Kids are Still Alright!” How Bray Lake looks after its youngest clients. Simon Frost, Director, Bray Lake Watersports & BSUPA Trainer

11.55am “Ensuring you are Insured!” Advice and guidance on insuring all your SUP activities Elliott Mounsey, Bluefin Sport

12.10pm “Dreaming Spires” Dreams to reality; the challenges of setting up a brand new BSUPA SUP School & Club. Andrew Tee, Oxford SUP Club

12.30pm Lunch – take a look at the Surfers Against Sewage SAS beach cleans & SSLGB lifeguard training information displays

1.15pm “Micro Paddle Sessions” in the harbour. Andy Gratwick.
Revalidation: For those wishing to revalidate their BSUPA Instructor level 1 or 2 qualifications, – or –
Instructor Hacks: For those who would like to share advice, tips, get help on a particular teaching element or check out how other Instructors handle issues.

3.15pm “Let’s Table it” back in the room. Anni Ridsdill Smith, Director Frangipani SUP Table discussions to generate ideas & prepare flipchart page summaries.
* What courses/activities should BSUPA schools be offering in 5 years’ time?
* How can we help BSUPA Clubs to develop?
* How can we best support our BSUPA Women SUP Instructors?
* How can we build SAS beach cleans & SSLGB lifeguard training into our 2019 activities?

3.45pm Table presentations. Each table nominates a spokesperson, 5 mins per table presentation time to the room. Q&A & open discussion

4.35pm Tea & Coffee

4.45pm AGM for all to attend – Simon Bassett & Andy Gratwick

5.15pm Farewell & Close

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