About Our Services

Since 2005, Surf Steps has been training, consulting with, and advising people on surfing, SUP and water safety across the globe.

Much of this is based on and in conjunction with the International Surfing Association (ISA) Coaching and development programmes. Our programmes, whether ISA or courses designed by ourselves, develops the skills, knowledge and abilities of those involved. 

If you wish to obtain a proven scientific and experienced approach to coaching and instructing, contact us.

The ISA (International Surfing Association) is recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as the world governing authority for the sport of surfing, ISA Coaching and Instructing Program (CIP) creates the proper development pathway for surf / SUP coaches and is the international industry standard.

What You Get


New Skills

Relevant and in-demand skills in the field of expertise that you choose, with the practical training on real projects.



The ISA has certified over 10,500 coaches and instructors in 115 countries and the program is offered as a development and economic opportunity to the ISA Member Federations and network of over 85 course presenters around the world.


Job Opportunities

Most of our students can get work placements with partner companies during our training and many get the opportunities of  jobs after.


New Courses

We are constantly developing and working on new training courses and programmes. 

Example: Bystander rescue course

Our Instructors

Andy Joyce

Turning his love for the water into a career, he started up Surf Steps, his own Surf and SUP training centre in 2005. Now a sports development advisor, trainer and consultant, in addition to being a very happily married Father of 2.

“My dream of a more water filled life was realised through passion, hard work and vision. I see my role is to help people achieve their dreams too!”

Profile, including projects and programmes

Emma Joyce

After running Surf Steps Surf School along side husband Andy, Emma has built booking sytems, websites and accounting solutions and is looking forward to assisting others with their journey.

“I love the flexibility and control that comes with understanding the systems implemented within our business, so when things go wrong, as they inevitably do, we can identify and hopefully fix the issue quickly. ”