This four week progressive instructional series designed to take you from the very beginning of your SUP experience to confident, competent ocean skills. Each week we will meet for a two hour skills session building on the previous weeks lessons.
Week 1: Introduction the world of stand up paddling. We'll cover all the basics to get you started right; getting familiar with equipment, water entry and balance, proper stance and positioning on the board, efficient paddling technique, and safety and etiquette.
Week 2: Review basic strokes, introduce more complex movements and strokes plus games and drills designed to improve balance & understanding of movement.
Week 3: A scenic sunset tour through Westport Harbor. You will get to put into practice all of the skills we have been learning and apply them to navigate the moving waters of Westport Harbor.
Week 4: Open ocean paddle around Gooseberry Island. This paddle is sure to include some small swell and possibly the potential to surf a small wave or two. All of the skills, technique, and balance that you have acquired will be put to use out here in beautiful Buzzards Bay.
Cost: $220.00 Dates: TBD