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Comprehensive Basic SUP Lesson
Lesson 1 - Basic Paddle Skills (hosted by Paddle Method!) This is NOT YOUR AVERAGE SUP LESSON! SUP is all about connecting your body to your paddle through your paddle stroke and eventually timing that stroke to connect you to the energy in the water that is all around you. Sounds cool, right? Well, it is! Your first lesson gets your feet on the board and launches you onto the learning curve! You will: Learn about the equipment Water safety Learn to paddle on the sand “Sand Art”and see what your stroke feels like before you get on the water: front stroke, stopping and back stroke, bracing for stability, basic turns for board control in 360 degrees. Tips to move the power through your arms and into your core How to pick up and carry your board and paddle Water entry for flat water, marina environment Knee paddle and self rescue techniques while you acclimate to the water and apply what you learned on the sand Practice basic skills: paddling in a straight line, staying still, 360 turns Learn to read the water for wind and wave directions How to get to your feet and correct foot position Learn balance and how to create and control your momentum Build your confidence and practice what you’ve learned in a flat water lagoon Finally, dismount and landings *Classes include up to 6 paddlers and run for 60 minutes and are open to all ages that can swim, 14 and up. All top quality equipment and instruction is included. This group lesson meets at Mothers Beach in Marina del Rey every weekend and can be scheduled by appointment during the week -- call[masked] to book or schedule. Thank you!

Mothers Beach

14100 Palawan way · Marina del Rey, CA

Respond by: 9/29/2018

What we're about

Do you stand up paddle board or want to meet stand up paddle boarders in the LA area? Would you like to participate in group paddle workouts, excursions up and down the coast (and who knows where else?) If so, this is the SUP group for you!

We are PSUPA, WPA, ASI and PaddleFit certified instructors with years of experience teaching performance paddle lessons, boot camps and leading guided tours in marinas, bays and oceans -- come join us!

Paddle on!

Tim Sanford

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