Stand Up Paddle Board Lessons
Let us help you build confidence and tune your skills! Progress, develop and explore Auckland from the water with the undivided attention and safety of our experienced instructors. All listed prices are ‘per person’.
from $ 55Per Month
- $85pp for 1 person, $65pp for 2 people, $55pp for 3 or more
- 90min total session time: 60min lesson + 30mins additional practice time
- Structured to your level and ability
Intro to SUP Group Lesson
$ 50Per Month
- 90min Group Lesson
- Paddling basics, techniques, and safety
- Recommended for first time paddlers
SUP Fitness & Yoga
$ 35Per Month
- 60min Power Hour and 60min SUP Yoga sessions (see schedule or enquire for course dates)
- Suited to our Intro to SUP graduates or people who already have basic SUP skills
- Develop and strengthen core muscles and increase endurance while having fun!
Intermediate SUP Lesson
$ 85Per Month
- 60min Private Lesson
- For more experienced paddlers that want to take their paddling skills and endurance to the next level
Intro to Surf & Advanced Coaching
$ 125Per Month
- 60min Private Lesson
- Lessons cover: Technical stroke analysis, video analysis, paddling efficiency and refining paddle stroke for endurance, race skills, nutrition & training programmes, downwinding, surf specific paddling skills, paddling out through the waves, wave catching stances, open ocean safety, surf etiquette, and much more.
Intro to Stand Up Paddleboarding
Come discover the exciting new sport of Stand Up Paddleboarding (or SUP)! In our Intro to Stand Up Paddleboarding session you will be taught the basics of SUP by International Surfing Association (ISA) qualified instructors. The course will cover:
- Introduction to equipment
- Safety on the water
- Paddling basics and techniques such as: Stance, Turning, Paddle Stroke, Board Control and more
After this session, you will be included in the Mission Bay Watersports “Frequent SUPer Club” with the added benefits of discounted board rentals of 2x 1 hour rentals for $50 and 20% off all future Intermediate and Advanced lessons. Or purchase a 5x or 10x Frequent SUPer Concession Pass and receive even more benefits! Session includes board, paddle, PFD, wetsuit. Ages 16+. Duration: 90 minutes Cost: $50/person
SUP Fitness Session
Power Hour on the water! Join us for a group SUP Fitness class led by our ISA qualified instructors. SUP is amazing for building core strength – in fact the movements involve the entire body. It is also brilliant for improving balance which acts as ideal cross-training for other sports – movements within snowsports are especially dependent on well-tuned balance. Say goodbye to sweaty gym equipment and come enjoy a full gym work out in 60mins while gliding through the water without a sound! The SUP Fitness Session will be focused on interval training, sprints, power paddling, and muscle building exercises. Includes board, paddle, PFD, wetsuit. Must have prior paddling experience (Intro to Paddleboarding class is recommended). Duration: 60 minutes Cost: $35/person, concession cards available.
For the more experienced paddler that wants to take paddling to the next level. Our Intermediate Lesson will focus on different stances, advanced turning, improved paddling technique etc. Our instructors will also further discuss SUP equipment and marine safety. Duration: 60 minutes Cost: $85/person* (* or same as private group lesson rates. For our “Frequent SUPers” the discounted price is $62/person)
Intro to Surf, Race Coaching and Advanced Skills
Take SUP to the surf, to the open ocean and even on to the podium! Marius is running 1:1 coaching sessions for people keen to advance to a higher level. With recent SUP racing success reaching the podium at the 2016 NZ Nationals, and at two big California events (2016 Jay Race, 3rd place, and 2015 Race The Lake of The Sky, 1st in open division), over 10 years teaching SUP and a range of other paddling sports and outdoor pursuits, and with a Graduate level qualification in Sport and Exercise Science (AUT University), Marius has the experience, background, latest information and a world of knowledge to pass on and help you to improve performance.
These performance training sessions will prepare you for the more extreme aspects of SUP and bigger challenges by helping you to become a more efficient paddler and build your overall knowledge and skill set. Sessions could include: refining specific paddling techniques, paddling efficiency, essential skills (buoy turns, moving on board etc), beach starts, nutrition and developing a training strategy, practice drills (“homework”), paddling out through the waves, wave catching stances, riding bumps (and how to catch more bumps more often), safety in open ocean paddling, surf etiquette and much more. You WILL: Learn the latest secrets and learn how to train more effectively, become prepared for the demands of SUP racing, establish realistic and challenging goals, build a training plan and get ongoing support in successfully reaching your goals! The flat water sessions will take place in or around Mission Bay. Advanced lessons will take it to the open ocean and/or surf on Auckland’s East Coast! Duration: 60 mins Cost: $125/person. Advanced race / downwind / wave board also included if needed.