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In the classroom you will learn presentation techniques to successfully transfer theory knowledge to students. During in-water practical sessions, you will see in action the well-proven teaching method of demo-mimic: that is doing a perfect demonstration of skills, then asking students to mimic you.
You will develop your personal instructing skills including:
How to break down basic diving skills into easy steps.
How to successfully develop the skills of a trainee.
How to give useful feedback to trainees.
Practising your theory and practical instructing skills.
The Instructor Foundation Course includes theory sessions, teaching demonstrations, a practical skill-development session in the pool, some lesson planning, and the chance to deliver your own mini classroom lesson and mini pool lesson to a small group of three or four fellow attendees.