Our ambition is to transform yourself, into a responsible paddlers, able to progress towards autonomy, with respect for nature and other users of the ocean. All of our SUP coaching sessions are available in private or group sessions.

Stand Up Paddle initiation Flat Water

The flat waters location is the first step in learning to stand up paddle to get you paddling with confidence and ease. You will learn correct paddle stroke technique, balance and control of the board as well as SUP safety and self rescue, suitable SUP equipment, etiquette and the SUP environment. All equipment is provided , a Certificate of Participation at completion.

Location:

Amoreira and Odeceixe rivers, and Barragem da Bravura lake.

Topics covered:

• Understand the enclosed flat water environment • Identify SUP personal hazards • Identify SUP location hazards • Choose a safe SUP location • Identify self rescue techniques and when to apply them • Apply correct SUP flat water etiquette • Identify how to care for the enclosed flat water SUP environment

Entry requirements:

Swim 50 metres (164 ft), without stopping

What’s included:

• All SUP gear – board, paddle, leash • ASI Stand Up Paddle Enclosed Flat Water LEV1 Participation Certificate

Price per lesson (1h30):

*Private 65€
*Duo 55€/pax
*Group 3/4 50€/pax
*Group 5/8 40€/pax

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Stand Up Paddle Performance

The exposed waters course is for paddling in coastal locations or large inland bodies of water where there is potential for uneven, choppy waters and swell up to 2ft but no breaking waves.
You will learn new safety location information and paddle techniques to stay balanced, negotiate the swells and increase your efficiency in your paddling technique.

All equipment is provided, a Certificate of Participation at completion.

Location:
Ponta da Piedade-Lagos, Praia arrifana, Amoreira.

Topics covered:
• Identify surface water movement and current direction • Identify wind direction and strength • Identify SUP hazards • Choose a safe SUP exposed waters location • Identify self rescue techniques and when to apply them • Apply SUP etiquette at exposed waters locations

Paddle Skills:
• Identify safe entry and exit points • Identify techniques to negotiate shore-breaks up to 1½ ft • Kahi stroke & Reverse kahi stroke • Step back pivot turn (heel side & toe side) • Identify paddling technique and stance used in choppy waters • Fall and retrieve techniques in uneven waters and wind • Identify techniques to negotiate swell

Entry requirements:
• Swim 50 metres (164 ft), without stopping
• been certified ASI Stand Up Paddle (Enclosed Flat Water) LEV1

What’s included:
• All SUP gear – board, paddle, leash
• ASI Stand Up Paddle Exposed Waters LEV2 Participation Certificate

Price per lesson (1h30):

*Private 65€
*Duo 55€/pax
*Group 3/4 50€/pax
*Group 5/8 40€/pax

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Stand Up Paddle Surfing

Through this SUP surf coaching program, we will give you all the keys to become the rider you dream of. We will coach you to help you acquire the right stance on your board, use the right paddling techniques to navigate efficiently at the peak, how to generate speed, and most importantly, how to practice in the most secure conditions for you and the riders. other

Each coaching session followed by a video analysis

Location:

We choose the best spot for you day by day regarding the forecast and the crowed.

Topics covered:

• How to enter in water and pass the shore break • Identify channels • Surf Stance • Brace stroke/Pivot turns • Priority rules • Take off phases • How to trim a wave to generate speed • How to use the paddle to turn (top turn, bottom turn,roundhouse, snap,etc).

Entry requirements:

Swim 50 metres (164 ft) without stopping. Get a good paddling stroke, know how to enter in water and pass the shore break safely, demonstrate turning – back paddling left and right and understand how to perform a pivot turn.

What’s included:

• All SUP gear – board, paddle, leash and Gopro camera

#No lessons can be given on the beach, all the coaching is done before you enter the water, in the water if the caoch is with you and after during the video analysis.

Price per lesson (1h30):

*Private 70€
*Duo 60€/pax

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