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ACA Level 3/4 Coastal Kayak Instructor Development Workshop (IDW) and Instructor Update

Boothbay Region, Maine

May 28-31, 2012

Course Fee: $450.00

Course Overview:

The L3/4 IDW is a student-centered learning experience focusing on the skills, knowledge and understandings required of a coastal/open water instructor. This course takes a principled based approach to coaching paddlesports skills and knowledge in context, with a focus on differentiated instruction and developing student centered, performance based coaching sessions. Pre-requisites, while the ACA does not require any formal pre-requisites, candidates should be at the ACA Level 3 or Level 4 Coastal Kayaking Skills Assessment standard (bottom of page) or minimum British Canoe Union 3 Star or 4 Star Leader (new scheme) standard, respectively. In addition, candidates are required to be current ACA members at the time of the course. At the end of the course students will leave with a written action plan in addition, to peer and instructor feedback. Space is limited to 8 candidates, for additional information please contact twright@smcvt.edu.


Todd A Johnstone-Wright

Director of Wilderness Programs, Saint Michael's College

ACA Coastal L5 IT/L4 ITE, Whitewater L4, Surf Kayak L4

BCU Level 5 Coach Trainee

SOLO Wilderness Medicine, Instructor Educator/W-EMT-B NR

Carl Ladd

Owner/Program Director Osprey Sea and Surf Kayak Adventures, Westport MA

ACA Coastal L4 IT, Surf Kayak L4 IT


Todd A Johnstone-Wright

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