STAND UP PADDLING PROGRAM

Even beginners can become comfortable in as little as an hour of training. SUP boarding highly popular with both men and women worldwide.

 

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.

 

SUP Technical Course (Certified by HKSUPBA)

Time: 10:00-12:00 / 13:00-15:00 / 15:00-17:00 (Duration 2 hours)

Price Rate: HK$500/pax

Coach & Student Ratio at 1:8 (Min. of 4pax)

Price Include: Gear rental, instructor, electronic SUP beginner certificate from HKSUPBA

Program Details:
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.

Time: 2 sets 2 hours lesson (4hrs total)

Price Rate: HK$1000

Coach & Student Ratio at 1:8 (Min. of 4pax)

Entry Requirement: Holder of SUP Beginner Level

Exam: Complete 2KM sea tour training in limited duration of under 45mins

Price Include: Gear rental, instructor

Program Details:
This program is ideal for those who have passed our Beginner program.  Our instructor will guide you paddling in the open water, experience paddling in difficult circumstance, such as windy condition, choppy wave etc.

*Participants could received the SUP Intermediate Certificate after they finish the whole SUP Gold-Silver-Bronze Training Program

Time: 4 sets 2 hours lesson (8hrs total)

Price Rate: HK$1800

Coach & Student Ratio at 1:8 (Min. of 4pax)

Entry Requirement: Holder of SUP Bronze Level

Exam: Complete 4KM sea tour training in limited duration of under 75mins

Price Include: Gear rental, instructor

Program Details:
This program is ideal for those who have passed our Beginner program.  Our instructor will guide you paddling in the open water, experience paddling in difficult circumstance, such as windy condition, choppy wave etc.

*Participants could receive the SUP Intermediate Certificate after they finish the whole SUP Gold-Silver-Bronze Training Program

Time: 6 sets 2 hours lesson (12hrs total)

Price Rate: HK$3600

Coach & Student Ratio at 1:8 (Min. of 4pax)

Entry Requirement: Holder of SUP Silver Level

Exam: Complete 6KM sea tour training in limited duration of under 120mins

Price Include: Gear rental, instructor, SUP Intermediate Certificate

Program Details:
This program is ideal for those who have passed our Beginner program.  Our instructor will guide you paddling in the open water, experience paddling in difficult circumstance, such as windy condition, choppy wave etc.

*Participants could receive the SUP Intermediate Certificate after they finish the whole SUP Gold-Silver-Bronze Training Program

Duration: 2hrs

Price Rate: HK$800/pax

Coach & Student Ratio at 1:1-3

Program Details:
This program sets the most suitable level of skills for you. You can learn both basic and advanced SUP skills and train for competitions. The small-class teaching method allows you to enjoy the best service of us.

Other SUP Course

Time: 1000-1200 (Sat)4 lessons each month

Price Rate: HK$800/pax

Coach & Student Ratio at 1:8 (Min. of 4pax)

Entry Requirement: Holder of SUP Beginner Level

Price Include: Gear rental, instructor

Program Details:

SUP is a superior core workout on both flat water and amongst the waves. It is an ideal sport for cross-training as it brings together legs, back, feet, arms, neck and stomach muscles in a graceful display of core strength and balance.

Stand up paddle boarding provides great experience as a sport, which lends itself well to those who want both a cardio, balance and strength workout. It does not only encompass the core muscle action, but also utilizes a whole body functional approach to building core muscle balance and support.

This monthly program aims to group sup enthusiast to train and stay fit together, our trainers will help you set training program that will fit into your physical ability, help you with monthly goals and challenges. There are no worries of holding other people back, our trainers will give different goals and program base on your ability.

Time: 1300-1500 (Sat)4 lessons each month

Price Rate: HK$1,000/pax

Coach & Student Ratio at 1:8 (Min. of 4pax)

Entry Requirement: Holder of SUP Beginner Level, able to paddle with 6.5km/hr pace

Price Include: Gear rental, instructor

*Members ONLY

Program Details:
This program aims to let you train with our professional trainers to build up skills & fitness needed for racing, this is a monthly program, our trainer will help you tailor made training program that will fit in to you.

Time: 0900-1615

Venue: Sai Wan

Price Rate: HK$850/pax

Coach & Student Ratio at 1:8 (Min. of 4pax)

Entry Requirement: Holder of SUP Beginner Level

Price Include: Gear rental, instructor

Program Details:
This sup surf beginner program will allow you to learn the basic of sup surfing, learn about ethics, safety & the fun you can get out from Sup surfing.

Duration: 2-3 hours

Venue: Sai Kung Marine Area

Entry Requirement: Holder of SUP Beginner Level

Price Include: Gear rental, instructor

Remarks: Program details are subject to change according to the wind and current, number of participant, paddling ability and on-site weather change, please contact us for more information.

Program Details:
The SUP Downwind Program is built for experienced paddlers who like having fun gliding with wind and waves, our trainers will teach you the basic skills you need to stay safe and have fun while you downwind. It is a thrilling experience where nature is helping you to glide and slice through the water, with wind and current backing you up.

Duration: 2 hrs

Price Rate: HK$600/pax

Coach & Student Ratio at 1:8 (min. 4)

Price of private class:
$800/pax (3 students)
$1000/pax (2 students)
$1500/pax (1 students)

Included: Gear Rental and instructor

Choice of  Yoga Level: Beginner / Intermediate / Advance

*suitable for SUP Beginners

* For weak swimmers, please inform us during enrollment, we could arrange lesson at shallow water.

Program Details:
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.

Paddling on a SUP provides a great cardio and core body workout but yoga adds another dimension to the sport. SUP Yoga is basically as it sounds, yoga postures practiced on a stand up paddleboard. SUP board makes a perfect yoga mat, its wide, unstable and challenging yet suitable for all levels. Beginners included!

Paddling is a calm waterways to promote a sense of peace. With Blue Sky’s unique SUP Yoga class, we bring your yoga practice outside, connected to nature as you experience offers many benefits, from breath work, increased flexibility, balance, meditation and strength to a deeper connection with the natural beauty around us on a stand up paddling board. It is a natural fit to combine paddling with yoga, where it fosters a higher awareness of all muscles involved during paddling, developing strength, poise and a more centered approach to the whole paddling experience.

Classes will include stretching on different shores, an introduction to moving and turning your paddle board, an active yoga class, and some downtime on your own to enjoy the paddle board on the water.

SUP ECO Tour

Time: 10:00-13:00 / 13:00-16:00 (3 hrs)

Price Rate: HK$650/pax

Coach & Student Ratio at 1:8 (Min. of 4pax)

Entry Requirement: Holder of SUP Beginner Level

Price Include: Gear rental, instructor, speedboat transportation (for 8pax classes only)

Program Details:
Escape the manic pace of downtown Hong Kong with a relaxed tour of Sai Kung Islands.

This is your opportunity to get hooked on stand up paddle boarding. Anyone can do this sport. It is the most accessible way to ride a board. It feels great to be on the water with an added bonus of a little workout on your waterway explorations. Bring a friend or spouse for a “Stand Up Paddle board” or “SUP” cruise on the water.

There are many different ways to paddle board: Flat Water Tours, Surf, Long or Short Distance Racing, Fishing, Open Ocean Paddling, or Travel. Our beginner lesson and tour cover the basic paddle boarding skills needed for board handling, water entry, standing up, paddling and turning. If you’re more experienced, then explore a little further and enjoy our eco tour, destination, or wave riding session. We can work with all skill levels.

Tours will be based on weather, tide, and location requests and safety. The water is generally warm and there are tons of sightseeing locations where we can check out nature and our coastline. Depending on skill level of the group, we will work on our SUP skills then take the tour. It’s amazing, please contact us for special requests and for scheduling. Most tours have a few paddlers that are more experienced. We can work with all skill level tours. We are available NOW!

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Time: 10:00-16:00 (6 hrs)

Price Rate: HK$850/pax

Coach & Student Ratio at 1:8 (Min. of 4pax)

Entry Requirement: Holder of SUP Beginner Level

Price Include: Gear rental, instructor,
For 8 students class: simple lunch, speedboat transportation

Program Details:

Escape the manic pace of downtown Hong Kong with a relaxed tour of Sai Kung Islands.

This is your opportunity to get hooked on stand up paddle boarding. Anyone can do this sport. It is the most accessible way to ride a board. It feels great to be on the water with an added bonus of a little workout on your waterway explorations. Bring a friend or spouse for a “Stand Up Paddle board” or “SUP” cruise on the water.

There are many different ways to paddle board: Flat Water Tours, Surf, Long or Short Distance Racing, Fishing, Open Ocean Paddling, or Travel. Our beginner lesson and tour cover the basic paddle boarding skills needed for board handling, water entry, standing up, paddling and turning. If you’re more experienced, then explore a little further and enjoy our eco tour, destination, or wave riding session. We can work with all skill levels.

Tours will be based on weather, tide, and location requests and safety. The water is generally warm and there are tons of sightseeing locations where we can check out nature and our coastline. Depending on skill level of the group, we will work on our SUP skills then take the tour. It’s amazing, please contact us for special requests and for scheduling. Most tours have a few paddlers that are more experienced. We can work with all skill level tours. We are available NOW!

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Time: 
10:00-16:00 (6 hrs)

Price Rate: HK$850/pax

Coach & Student Ratio at 1:8 (Min. of 4pax)

Price Include: Gear rental, instructor,
For 8 students class: simple lunch, speedboat transportation

Program Details:
This program included the SUP Beginner Program. Participants would be able to learn the basic skills: 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.

During the touring part, we could escape the manic pace of downtown Hong Kong with a relaxed tour of Sai Kung Islands.
This program provides professional coaching for age 10 or above and all levels, with an emphasis on safe, high quality tuition in small groups.

Our coach will bring you to the open sea and discover the beautiful scenery during the practice.

Terms & Condition

* Participants are required to be able to swim a distance of 25 meters; life vest / leash must be worn during the lesson.

* I declare that I am in good condition and have the ability to participate in this activity.

* Penalty will be charged at $100 per hour per board for over time gear rental.

*The Course will be cancelled if the typhoon signal No.3 (or above) or red rainstorm signal (or above) is still in effect 2 hours before the course commencement.

*Compensation for the cancelled course will only be made in the form of make-up in each individual cases base on the variable circumstances, when the date of which will be set by BSSC without any objection of the participants.

*The BSSC reserves the right to change instructors, time, venue and content of the course. If the number of enrollment is not enough to run the course, we reserve the right to cancel it in our sole discretion, as we deem appropriate.

* Participant of all offers stated above (both tours & private rental) shall accept full responsibility for the care of the equipment during the rental period and will be responsible for the replacement at full retail value if not returned or returned in a damaged condition.

* Individual SUP rental service is only available for those who have passed the beginner’s program examination with proven qualified certificate or equivalent standard.

*Please kindly confirm the booking with full payment 5 days in advance.

For further enquiries, please kindly contact our service hotline at 2791 0806, or e-mail: info@bluesky-sc.com.