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December 2016

LEASHES – yes or no??

2017-08-04T09:58:58+00:00

It’s been an interesting year, lots of new SUP clubs and schools venturing out and established ones developing into new areas.  One development has been on our local inland waterways with canoe and SUP hire companies spreading their wings into SUP hire and guiding. As a result we have received [...]

LEASHES – yes or no?? 2017-08-04T09:58:58+00:00

June 2016

Adventure SUP Instructor Course Review by John Kivell

2017-08-04T09:58:58+00:00

Adventure SUP Instructor I have been involved in coaching and leading groups in many activities for the past 17 years. I work at an adventure activity centre where I manage the day to day events and operation of the Centre. I am also responsible for looking for new and innovative [...]

Adventure SUP Instructor Course Review by John Kivell 2017-08-04T09:58:58+00:00

April 2015

March 2015

What is CPD?

2015-11-06T16:14:08+00:00

No, it’s not a new paddle grip or jet powered white water board.  CPD or Continual Professional Development, is, or should be a part of any coach’s ongoing relationship with their coaching skills, their association and a key feature to be invested in, through time and sometimes money. CPD may [...]

What is CPD? 2015-11-06T16:14:08+00:00

February 2015

SUP Towing

2017-08-04T09:58:58+00:00

As a SUP coach or paddling in a group, at some point we may need to resort to towing. This may happen if a paddler becomes tired, equipment failure or you feel the need to train with some extra drag? Towing can be used to help or position group members as [...]

SUP Towing 2017-08-04T09:58:58+00:00

December 2014

Different Strokes – SUP with differently abled individuals

2017-08-04T09:58:58+00:00

So, you’re a stand up paddleboard instructor looking for a new challenge or maybe you just love stand up paddleboarding and would like to get involved with the instructing side of this incredibly diverse sport. How do you get involved and what are your options? ‘Water Skills Academy’ (WSA) regular [...]

Different Strokes – SUP with differently abled individuals 2017-08-04T09:58:58+00:00

October 2014

Choosing a pump for an iSUP board

2017-08-04T09:58:58+00:00

With inflatable SUP sales fast becoming the board of choice for many it is perhaps interesting to discuss the different types of pumps that are available for the iSUP market. Most iSUP manufactures include as standard a pump with the board.  These can vary from manufacturer to manufacturer, most offering [...]

Choosing a pump for an iSUP board 2017-08-04T09:58:58+00:00

November 2013