This program will demonstrate participants to learn the basic skills include: How to paddle forward and backward in prone position, in kneeling position and in stand up position; how to maneuver; and most importantly, the safety guidelines such as how to fall properly.
Price Includes: SUP equipment, Safety Equipment, Instructor, Electronic SUP beginner certificate
Age : 8 – 18+
Min people: 4
If there are less than 4 people, we might arrange you to join with another group
Class might be rescheduled if there are less than 4 people joined
Booking Notice and other General Info:
After submitting the booking request：Please wait for our confirmation email and payment instructions before payment to ensure availability.After receiving the emails, please use the link in our email to pay within 24 hours to reserve your spot.
Please provide the Booking ID# on booking date in order to retrieve your equipment.
Booking Tips：Assembly point is Blue Sky Water Sports Centre near Sai Kung Sha Ha Road (Unless otherwise specified).
We are located at Sha Ha Road, Sai Kung, New Territories, Hong Kong.
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Travel Guide (When you disembark, use google map to guide you and walk about 5-10 mins):BusKMB – 92 (Diamond Hill Station <-> Sai Kung)KMB – 99 (Heng On <-> Sai Kung)KMB – 299X (Shatin Central <-> Sai Kung)NWFB – 792M (Tseung Kwan O Station <-> Sai Kung)KMB – 96R (Holiday Only ) Diamond Hill Railway Station <-> Wong Shek Pier
Mini Bus1A ( Choi Hung Public Transport Terminus <-> Sai Kung Pier)1 ( Kowloon Bay – Telford Gardens <-> Sai Kung Pier)12 ( Po Lam <-> Sai Kung Pier)101M ( Hang Hau Station <-> Sai Kung Pier)
Please use facilities at the Leisure and Cultural Services Department Squash Court. It is free to enter and located just a 5-mins walk from our water sports center.
Please refer to the map below for more information.
You are suggested to bring water, water shoes (cover heel and toes), sunglasses (with a floating belt) and a hat. Please put on sunscreen and insect repellent before the event. You may need dry clothes for changing after the event.
Please wear water shoes / sports shoes for the event. Flip flops are NOT recommended.
To start the event on time, please kindly change your clothes and settle your personal belongings in advance.
Please refer to our Cancellation policy for details.
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Times are in Asia/Hong Kong
By Hong Kong Surf & Stand Up Paddle Association
The 2 hours SUP BEGINNER PROGRAM cover all basic SUP knowledge that you need to know:
Understand SUP equipmentLearn important safety rulesLearn your basic paddle techniques on landPractice your strokes on water
This program will demonstrate participants to learn the basic skills include: How to paddle forward and backward in prone position, in kneeling position and in stand up position; how to maneuver; and most importantly, the safety guidelines such as how to fall properly. Your lesson will be run in calm flat water
Price Includes: Gear rental, instructor, electronic SUP beginner certificate from Hong Kong Surf & Stand Up Paddle AssociationGroup Class (Min 4 people): Please refer to our booking system for the up-to-date price.Private Class: Please refer to our booking system for the up-to-date price.
Stand Up Paddling History
SUP began in the 1960s in Hawaii, when surfing instructors used the technique to position themselves for taking photographs. More recently, professional surfers used the technique for training and have become “wildly popular”. Supporters cite the ease of learning as a key to its popularity, with beginners becoming comfortable in as little as an hour of training. SUP boarding highly popular with both men and women worldwide.
What are the advantages of Stand Up Paddling? What makes it so fun?
Stand Up Paddling is a “new” water sport that is fast growing where invented by Hawaiians for photo taking. Over the world, it is now becoming a water sport, which focus on the core fitness with distance flat-water paddle as well as stand up paddle surfing.
In SUP, one can paddle on the open ocean, in harbors, on lakes, rivers or any large body of water. One of the advantages of Stand Up Paddle Boarding is the angle of visibility. Because of the standing height over the water, one can see both deeper into the water and further across the surface of the water, allowing better visualization of features others lower above the water may not be able to see, whether it is the marine life in the harbors, lakes and coves or the incoming swells of the ocean marching on the horizon.
Stand up paddle is a phrase that is quickly gaining in popularity. Over the past few years the sport of stand up paddle boarding has grown significantly and now people are throwing yoga into the mix.
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