BSUPA

Recognised School

 

All our Ready 2 Ride, Ready 2 Race and Ready 2 Tour courses

are taught by our friendly, knowledgeable and experienced instructors

giving you the best possible SUP experience 

BSUPA Level 1

Ready to Ride

2 Hour Course

£50

The BSUPA Level 1 “Ready to Ride” course is aimed at adults who have never stand up paddled before or people who have had a go but want to learn the basics properly.

Learning to paddleboard is a fast and fun process with a qualified BSUPA Instructor and BSUPA approved SUP school. The course structure is designed to give you the information you need to get on the water safely, have fun and learn the basic techniques of paddle boarding.

During the course you will be given an introduction to how the weather and environment affects you, 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.

The 2 hour course is run in flat water and at the end of it, you will be presented with your BSUPA Level 1 Ready to Ride Certificate.

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BSUPA Level 2

Ready to Race

4 Hour Course

£75

The Ready 2 Race course is to introduce people to the enjoyment of SUP racing.

Having completed this course students should feel that they are ready to enter their first race or have improved their skills to aid their racing aims.

2020 DATES

March 14th

September 6th

November 7th

Alternative dates maybe available for group bookings please contact us

 

The course is ‘skill’ rather than fitness focused and focuses on the main skills and scenarios that will comes up in a wide variety of races.

By the end of this course paddlers should be able to:

  • Understand the different race board classes

  • Have knowledge of different racing disciplines and how to get involved

  • Be able to select the best race equipment for themselves

  • Can demonstrate an improved efficient paddle stroke

  • Can Draft

  • Can perform a variety of turns around buoys using good judgement

  • Have experienced a variety of start options

  • Have understanding of personal gear you might wear for racing and hydration options.

The 4 hour course is run in flat water and at the end of it, you will be presented with your BSUPA Level 2 Ready to Race Certificate.

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BSUPA Level 2

Ready to Tour

6 Hour Course

£95

The Ready 2 Tour course is to introduce people to the enjoyment of touring and exploring

but offer more than an experience.

Having completed this course students should feel that they are ready to plan their own adventures and have new skills to improve their time on the water.

The course is ‘skill and knowledge focused’ aiming to give students

a safe way of getting more time on the water.

2020 DATES

February 29th

November 21st

Alternative dates maybe available for group bookings please contact us

 

By the end of this course paddlers should be able to:

  • Understand the different locations to paddle and their restrictions, challenges

  • Have knowledge of different touring disciplines and how to get involved

  • Be able to select the best touring equipment for themselves

  • Can demonstrate an improved efficient paddle stroke

  • Can use a variety of strokes to maintain tracking and maneuverability on the water.

  • Can navigate obsticales and third parties afloat taking into account, flow, weather and any other elements.

  • Have knowledge of how to plan a trip taking into account weather, flow, tide, access, 3rd parties, exit options,

  • Have understanding of personal gear you might take with you when touring. Have planned completed and experienced a tour.

The 6 hour course is run at our shop in the High Street for the theory and then at Kayhaven in flat water and at the end of it, you will be presented with your BSUPA Level 2 Ready to Tour Certificate.

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BSUPA Ready to Ride Level 1 Instructors Course

We run a level 1 BSUPA Ready to Ride Instructors course once a year

with Sam Ross SUP.

2020 DATE TBA

This course is a 2 day course designed for new instructors to watersports

to teach the BSUPA Level 1 Course.

Cost – £225 includes manuals and certificates

Instructor Candidate Pre requisites:

  • Current member of BSUPA

  • RYA Powerboat Level 2 (Inland only option available if Powerboat certificate is not required)

  • Minimum age 18

  • Valid First Aid qualification

  • Riding ability, competent on a range of boards – be able to demo-short paddle strokes, step back and reverse paddle turns- board 360s body 360s foot and paddle steering, basics push turns and paddle boarding in reverse

  • Minimum 40 hours SUP experience before course

  • Shadow teaching will be required before certificates are issued

  • Students without any previous water sports teaching experience or qualifications will be required to ghost qualified BSUPA instructors before certificates are issued.

Contact us to make a booking.

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BSUPA

© 2019 by The New Forest Paddle Sport Company Ltd.

Company Number: 9727009

46 High Street, Milford on Sea, SO41 0QD  01590 645270 

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