The BSUPA 2019 AGM and Instructor Conference is fast approaching on 6th April in Sandbanks, Dorset. If you haven’t already booked your place, do so now using the link below. The schedule has now been finalised and can be read forthwith.
| 9.15am||Registration. Tea & Coffee|
|10.00am|| “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|
Find out more about the BSUPA Instructor Conference & AGM to find out why you should not miss it.