Stand Up Paddle Lessons

Get up, Stand up!!

Experience the fastest growing sport in the world while enjoying the beauty of the Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary.

Beginner Group SUP Lesson:

In this two hour lesson, we introduce Stand Up Paddle (SUP) fundamentals, etiquette, condition awareness, safety, proper paddling techniques and self-rescue. We offer Private, Semi-Private, Group and Private Groups available by reservation. Form your own private group with 3 or more. Larger group discounts are available upon request for groups of 6 participants or more. Special sessions for women or men only, wedding parties, bachelor/ette, parties, corporate team building, school groups, church groups, birthday parties, Yoga and Stand Up Paddling retreats are also available.

Book Now    Price: 2 hour lesson $90 per person (Ages 11 and up)

Beginner Group SUP Lesson:

In this one hour lesson, we introduce Stand Up Paddle (SUP) fundamentals, etiquette, condition awareness, safety, proper paddling techniques and self-rescue. We offer Private, Semi-Private, Group and Private Groups available by reservation. Form your own private group with 3 or more. Larger group discounts are available upon request for groups of 6 participants or more. Special sessions for women or men only, wedding parties, bachelor/ette, parties, corporate team building, school groups, church groups, birthday parties, Yoga and Stand-Up Paddling retreats are also available.

Book Now    Price: 1 hour group lesson $75 per person (Ages 11 and up)

* A group consist of 3 or more students.

Group follow-up SUP Lesson

One or Two hour Group Follow-Up Lessons are designed for anyone who has previously taken any SUP lesson with us. Improve Your Skills! Join other students to receive more helpful tips from our Master Instructors using our specially designed boards.

Book Now    Price: $75 per person (Ages 11 and up)

Semi Private SUP Lesson

This is specifically for the Stand Up Paddler who wants to learn to ride waves and learn the intricate dynamics of the surf zone. In this Semi Private Lesson we will cover:

  • How waves form and why they break the way they do.
  • SUP Surf Etiquette,
  • Getting in and out of the surf safely
  • Going over and through white water and breaking waves.
  • Proper paddle techniques for catching and riding waves.
  • Wave riding techniques: Turns, cutbacks, reentries pocket rides, tube rides, nose rides and more!
  • How to safely handle your equipment in breaking waves and much more.

We will even help you figure out what is the best equipment for you to use and help you save money when you purchase your own gear.

Book Now    Price: One-Hour lesson: $100 per person with two or more (ages 9 and up)

Semi Private SUP Lesson w/ Ed

Learn to Stand Up Paddle or Stand Up Paddle Surf in your own exclusive two hour semi-private lesson with your family members or friends. These sessions offer a greater level of instructor attention than our standard group lessons. With 2 to 3 students with Ed as your instructor, they are tailored to fit any skill level or age.

Book Now    Price: w/Ed: $180 per person for 2 hour session (ages 9 and up)

Private Surfing Instruction

This is specifically for the Stand Up Paddler who wants to learn to ride waves and learn the intricate dynamics of the surf zone. In this Private Lesson we will cover:

  • How waves form and why they break the way they do.
  • SUP Surf Etiquette,
  • Getting in and out of the surf safely
  • going over and through white water and breaking waves.
  • Proper paddle techniques for catching and riding waves.
  • Wave riding techniques: Turns, cutbacks, reentries pocket rides, tube rides, nose rides and more!
  • How to safely handle your equipment in breaking waves and much more.

We will even help you figure out what is the best equipment for you to use and help you save money when you purchase your own gear.

Book Now    Price: $120 per hour (all ages)

Private Stand Up Paddle Instruction w/ Ed

For those who want one-on-one Stand Up Paddle (SUP) instruction with Ed, the creator of the instructional methods. These sessions are highly recommended for students who want to bring their Stand Up Paddling / SUP Surfing to the next skill level. Private instruction is available in 1, 1 1/2 or 2-hour sessions.

Book Now    Price: $180 per hour (all ages)

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Stand Up Paddle Boarding Definition: (aka SUP, Sweeping) a relatively new paddling sport whereby the paddler stands up on a board similar to a surf board. The paddler and the board are propelled across the top of the water by the use of a long single-bladed paddle.

We provide the board, paddle, wetsuit and instruction and all you do is say YES!!

We offer group and private lessons. We can come to your beach of choice or you can meet us at our big blue lesson & rental trailer located at Cowell’s Beach.

Live your dream to Stand Up Paddle! Let stand up paddling enhance your life! It is one of the most peaceful, exhilarating, healthy, and natural experiences available while achieving complete balance and total fitness!

See what a difference professional SUP instruction and the latest technology can make.

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