Windsurfing 2018

Instructor: Michael Gerstner – Gone with the Wind

Please note that these courses are physically demanding and occur in a fresh water lake. The temperatures in June can be extremely cold. We strongly recommend that you bring a wetsuit. Lifeguard Certification is highly recommended for anyone teaching children on the water. Refer to American Camp Association Accreditation Standards for appropriate water sport training requirements.

Windsurfing Instructor Workshop with Intro to Windsurfing

Prerequisites:

  • Minimum Age 17
  • Excellent physical condition and strong swimming strokes
  • Completion of swimming pretest

Purpose: Review and practice of windsurfing skills, and care and knowledge of equipment. To learn teaching progression and strategies. To focus on safety including a risk management plan. Offers practice teaching opportunities.

Please note that Day 1 includes review and practice time for windsurfing skills and equipment care. Days 2 and 3 are identical in content to our second windsurf instructor course.

Dates: Sunday June 10th starting at 9am – Tuesday June 12th ending by 5pm

Cost: $225.00

Evaluation: Instructor will provide written confirmation of attendance and evaluation of skills and teaching ability.

Windsurfing Instructor Workshop for Experienced Windsurfers

Prerequisites:

  • Participants should be accomplished windsurfers and have knowledge of equipment, rigging, and practical sailing skills.
  • Minimum Age 17
  • Excellent physical condition and strong swimming strokes
  • Completion of swimming pretest

Purpose: Expand existing windsurfing knowledge to include teaching progression, strategies, safety, and risk management. Offers practice teaching opportunities.

Dates: Monday June 11th starting at 9am – Tuesday June 12th ending by 5pm

Cost: $175.00

Evaluation: Instructor will provide written confirmation of attendance and evaluation of skills and teaching ability.