The BSUPA Level 1 “Ready to Ride” stand up paddleboarding (SUP) lesson is aimed at people who have never stand up paddled before or who have had a go but want to learn the basics properly.
During the 2 hour lesson you will be given an introduction to how the weather and environment affects stand up paddleboarding (SUP) conditions, how to carry the board and paddle, paddling technique, different types of turns, self rescue, how to fall safely as well as how to plan expeditions and the basics of stance in surf.
PREREQUISITES / MINIMUM AGE
You must be 12 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with stand up paddleboarding is required.
- Maximum of 6 students per instructor. Spectators are definitely welcome.
- Best location for the conditions on the day in Fort Lauderdale.
WHAT TO WEAR
- Lightweight shorts and t-shirt, gym clothing, or swimsuit. We recommend you bring a hat and towel as well.
- SUP Briefing and tour with a BSUPA instructor.