ACTIVITIES & LESSONS

Whether you’re a complete novice or a paddle boarding racer, we have SUP activities and lessons for any age and any level. From taster sessions where you learn the basic principles of stand up paddle boarding to more advanced lessons and races, anyone can experience the joy of being on the water.

STAND UP PADDLE BOARDING TASTER SESSION
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A one hour session with all kit provided in a fun, relaxed environment to teach Stand up Paddleboarding (SUP) to beginners. This includes a land intro: overview of local conditions, weather, tide & safety. Overview of board & paddle. Water Demo: Coaching and teaching paddleboard strokes and techniques, including self-recovery (getting back on a board).

Finish - feedback and advice on next stage development and courses

Locations: Chalkwell Beach/2 Tree Island - Leigh on Sea/Hoe Mill Lock

STAND UP PADDLE BOARD IMPROVER CLASSES
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The Improver session, designed to advance both your paddle board confidence and technique developing on from our taster sessions. This has been of great benefit to those who have either taught themselves or been taught in flat water environments or has taken British Stand Up Paddle Association’s (BSUPA) Ready to Ride on flat water and want tuition to develop confidence in Estuary open water conditions.

With this class we include looking at your development including paddle stroke, core, step back and reverse paddle strokes and stance. This will also suit you if have your own board, have been out on it and want to develop and make the most of your experience on your board with professional guidance.

Locations: Chalkwell Beach/2 Tree Island - Leigh on Sea/Hoe Mill Lock

1-2-1 PERSONAL STAND UP PADDLE BOARDING SESSIONS
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Individually tailored session to the person either as an individual or in a maximum group of two to develop confidence on the paddleboard; this is for all levels of paddlers, from total beginners to more experienced riders. These sessions are with a BSUPA Qualified Instructor. This has also been excellent for people who learnt on flat water who are not as confident on the local Estuary.

Coaching is relaxed, yet informative to develop both your ability and technique.

Locations: Chalkwell Beach/2 Tree Island - Leigh on Sea

PADDLE BOARD TOURS AND DEVELOPMENT
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To continue to develop your paddle board ability and technique with our BSUPA qualified instructors, our tours are designed to be tailored to your current ability and to develop your skills. These sessions are organised in small Covid friendly groups where you can paddle under supervision with an instructor in a small bubble. Friendly, yet informative sessions taking in the surrounding of the different and some secret locations.

These trips will last about 2 hours and will build your confidence, knowledge and technique driving forward current skill set on a board.

Locations: varied

PADDLE BOARDING RACES AND FITNESS CLASSES
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To further develop and improve technique and paddle fitness, these one hour sessions look at a wide range of race training, intervals, pace training and exercises. The sessions are designed to be fun, yet working towards a personal improvement plan.

Locations: Chalkwell Beach/2 Tree Island - Leigh on Sea/Hoe Mill Lock

STAND UP PADDLE BOARDING FAMILY DAY
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Set at Hoe Mill Lock, we run hour long sessions over the day in beautifully calm settings with flat water, great for families and a picnic afterwards. We are able to take children from 11+ as long as children are accompanied by an adult (we operate 16+ on the Estuary).

Come and learn with us on our Stand Up Paddle Board Taster session with Qualified BSUPA instructors (DBS checked) and enjoy this time learning something new with your family.

Locations: Hoe Mill Lock

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