Are you ready to wear the Red Rash Guard?

Are you interested in being an AmpSurf™ Instructor?

Instructor with participant in the whitewash..loving life!!!

 Become a Certified Adaptive Surf Instructor  through the Ampsurf™ Certification Program    (ASICP)

Adaptive Surf Instructor certification is good for 5 years

****Instructors must participate in at least one AmpSurf event, each year to maintain certification.****

The class is a six (6) hour class consisting of ½ class room and ½ in water instruction and goes from 8am-3pm. The classroom portion will cover various disabilities and how to create a positive and safe experience. The “in -water” instruction will be a practical application and qualification evaluation by our Lead Instructors. Surfing and ocean experience is highly recommended, renewal course is required every 5 years.

 Requirements for becoming an AmpSurf Instructor:

A current Adult/Child CPR with First Aid certification is required to be on file at the AmpSurf Main office in Pismo Beach, CA to maintain certification, as well as to participate as an Instructor at an AmpSurf event.


1.  Participate in at least two Ampsurf events as a water helper before or after class.
2. Complete Adult/child CPR with First Aid certification programs offered through the Red Cross or equivalent.  Copies of certificates must be submitted before ASICP certificate can be issued. If you have current copies please bring to class.
3. Complete ASICP instructor training classes. You must be there for the entire class!
4. Volunteer as a water helper at two Ampsurf Learn to Surf Clinics (yes, this is important).
5. Demonstrate significant experience and knowledge of surfing and working with people with disabilities.
6. Demonstrate the ability to work as a team player, take direction/feedback, nurture a supportive, enriching environment, and be able to get along with a variety of people & personalities.

Please bring the following to class:  Wetsuit, sack lunch, your current Adult/Child CPR  with First Aid certification card if you already have it.

To sign up please fill out the form below;

Select the courses above you would like to attend and complete the information below. We need a minimum of 5 students per class signed up by the Wednesday before class. If a class is cancelled we will work with those signed up to do the training at another time.

****Instructors must participate in at least one AmpSurf event, each year to maintain certification.****