SURF INSTRUCTOR PRE COURSE SURFING ASSESSMENT
Level 1- Candidates will be given 30 minutes to paddle “out back”, take-off and surf right on an unbroken wave and left on an unbroken wave while maintaining control throughout. The candidate must be able to demonstrate the basic skills to the highest level- correct paddling position, proper pop up (landing two feet simultaneously), land into solid surf stance and drive board with control and purpose. Candidates should be in control of their board while paddling and riding and recover quickly from wipe outs.
Level 2- Candidates will be given 30 minutes to paddle “out back”, take-off and perform a backhand and forehand bottom turn, top turn and cut back maintaining speed, drive and control throughout.