Salmon Bay Paddle - SUP Instruction & Tours in the Pacific Northwest Tel: 206-465-7167 / salmonbaypaddle@gmail.com

6/09/2017

SUP Basics Class 10am Every Saturday

Saturdays @ 10am, we hold our 3 hr (feels like 2) SUP Basics beginning class at the Ballard Elks in Seattle. Contact us for more info and/or to book your spot.  salmonbaypaddle@gmail.com / 206.465.7167 

The class includes all equipment: Stable boards, paddles, leash, pfd and if cool, a wetsuit.  Plus booties to protect your feet on the beach.

*If you can't make it Saturday give me a holler for a private lesson per your schedule.

Class Description

Things You'll Learn



  • How to stand with confidence
  • Two turns plus the pivot turn
  • How to go sideways and backwards
  • An efficient forward stroke
  • How to paddle straight
  • Bracing and balance tips
  • How to fall and get back on
  • How install a fin and leash
  • Water safety and basic navigation
  • How to paddle prone, on knees and sitting down
  • How to paddle injury-free
  • Skills for paddling over boat wakes
  • How to paddle in the wind
  • How to choose gear and clothing
  • How to carry your board
  • Car top and rack tips


  • last week's class


    Any questions give me a holler. Join my mailing list! Contact me: salmonbaypaddle@gmail.com /     206.465.7167 - Check out our SUP classes in Seattle - Beginning to advanced instruction including freighter and tug wave surfing, coastal surfing, rivers and racing, plus PSUPA Certification

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