Grow at one of our live events. Add to your knowledge and get trained in water and medical skills. Certified events for surfers, venues and health professionals. 






Surf Life Support

No matter what your previous first aid background is – we got you covered. Surf Life Support™ provides tailor-made courses for surfers, health professionals. surf schools, or whatever you love about the ocean.

With years of experience in teaching, health and surfing our Surf Life Support™ team is proud to provide the globally leading course in Surf First Aid. We have tailor-made formats for everyone:


Due to the current situation with COVID-19 only a few selected live events are planned by SMI for the next months. 
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The next ASLS course scheduled for 10th-17th October 2021 is already fully booked.
You can however pre-register to put yourself on the waiting list for the current or future courses. 


World Conference in Surfing Medicine

Meet likeminded surfing health and medicine enthusiast during this yearly  during this yearly three-day event.

The team of SMI is working hard on a live post-covid event in 2022, keep posted around updates.

Learn about topics such as event management, training and conditioning, performance psychology, nutrition and anti-doping regulation, injury prevention, local and environmental hazards – e.g. marine envenomation, and gender-specific health needs. In addition, core Surfing Medicine topics such as drowning prevention and pre-hospital response will be examined.


Live Online Events. 

Live webinars are a unique way of growing your knowledge and connections with likeminded surfers and professionals. Those webinars are exclusive to registered members of the SMI affiliate programme. 

In the future we will also make past webinars available for registered affiliates for later viewing. 

Upcoming webinars: 

21 July 2021 
21:30 CET / 4:30 UTC-3 / 12:30 UTC-7
Case based discussion: Surfing Trauma

18 August 2021 
21:30 CET / 4:30 UTC-3 / 12:30 UTC-7
Wound Management Surfing Environment

22 September  2021 
21:30 CET / 4:30 UTC-3 / 12:30 UTC-7
Ocular Injuries in Surfing

Signed up members of the SMI affiliate programme are currently informed exclusively by email on upcoming live webinars.

Not an SMI affiliate yet? Sign up now

Other Live Events

Surfing Medicine International gives back to the surfing community with short liver everyone events since 2014. Informants like “Surfer’s Academy”. The events are made to learn together, to get hands-on training on basic techniques and to connect surfers with professionals in training, health care, environmental topics, among other. 

Due to the current situation with COVID-19 there are currently no dates planned in 2021 for the Surfer’s Academy. 

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