what will you learn on this course?

On this course you will learn how to teach beginners, intermediates and advanced water-skiers and wakeboarders, as well as cover areas relevant to being a safe and effective coach like risk assessments, delivery skills, customer service and advanced driving skills. You will learn how to use the aid of a bar (or boom) for young beginners too.

Everyone on the course will perform a standard level of waterskiing, wakeboarding, deep water starts on a mono ski and drive/coach for one another.

before the course

Before the course all candidates must hold the following:

  • BWSW membership

  • BWSW Ski Boat Driver Level 2 (SBD2) qualification and have at least 10 hours boat driving experience - this can be completed at Camel Ski School

  • Be aged 16 years old (to be a commercial coach you must be 17 years old)

  • Be able to perform standard levels of waterskiing, wakeboarding and mono skiing

  • Ideally completed a First Aid course (not necessary but beneficial)