Instructor Training

ACA instructor Certification classes

1.ACA Whitewater Kayaking instructor certification. IDW/ICE
This course is for those who want to become kayak instructors or majorly improve their kayaking skills . Many kayak schools require an ACA certification for all instructors. You will improve your current skills and technique as well as learn effective teaching methods. Each student will practice teaching specific topics and skills, while the rest of the group will provide a critique. You will gain experience in several types of lessons, from longer thought out lessons to quick on-water skills reviews. Passing this course will earn you a Whitewater Kayak Instructor Certification under the criteria of the American Canoe Association.  The course is 4 days long.

2. ACA Whitewater Kayaking instructor Update
This course is for instructor’s who need to update their ACA certification. It is also an opportunity to improve your paddling technique and learn new teaching methods. ACA certified instructors are required to update their certification every 4 years. The course is two days long.

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