Instructor Development

Want to take your skills to the next level? Become an instructor!

If you are looking to take your paddling passion to the next level, why not become an instructor. You can get paid to play. Through this national/international recognized program, the American Canoe Association (ACA), you can reach whatever level you would like as an instructor. Kayak, Stand Up Paddle Boarding(SUP) or Canoeing are all teachable skills. Whatever you are looking for, Momentum Paddle Sports is there to get you there. Our instructors and guest instructors are ACA Instructor Trainers (ITs) that are professionals in the field and are plugged in to the paddling industry. 

We can also assess or train your staff for fun and safety on the water. Contact us for more information!

 

The Instructor Development Workshop (IDW) will walk you through what is expected of you as an instructor.  You must have basic paddling skills and a desire to learn in order to take this class.

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The Instructor Certification Exam (ICE) will test your skills and abilities as an instructor. Expect to lead, teach and troubleshoot on water scenarios, demonstrate paddling skills and show that you meet the standards set forth by the American Canoe Association.

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Instructor development and certification courses are offered in the following areas: 

Coastal Kayaking Levels 1-4

Surf Kayaking Levels 2-3

Stand Up paddle Boarding (SUP) level 2-3

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The Surf Kayaking Level 2/3 Instructor Certification Exam (ICE) will test your skills and abilities as an instructor. Expect to lead, teach and troubleshoot on water scenarios, demonstrate paddling skills and show that you meet the standards set forth by the American Canoe Association . This class is taught by an American Canoe Association Instructor Trainers.

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A skills assessment course can be individual or group based. If you are looking to see how your skills stack up to industry standards, or looking to become an ACA instructor this course is for you.

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