learn to sup

Beginner group sessions

Stand Up Paddle Boarding is easy, once you know the basics!

Yes, anyone can jump on a board and paddle, but learning the correct technique can make your experience so much more rewarding.

These group SUP lessons are ideal for complete beginners, or for those who have already tried, but it didn’t quite go to plan.

In our Learn to SUP lesson, we cover the basics:

  • How to carry your board
  • How to adjust your paddle
  • Correct paddle angle
  • How to transition from knees to feet, and
  • How to get back on once you have fallen off

Falling off is essential! Getting wet is half the fun!

After your Learn to SUP session, you will have the necessary skills to manoeuvre your board effectively, paddle with an efficient paddle stroke and have confidence moving your feet.

You’ll be paddling like a pro!

Location – Freshwater Bay, Peppermint Grove

  • Up to eight paddlers.
  • 90-minute class
  • Suitable for age 12  plus (if you have younger children, consider a Private Family session)
  • All equipment included.

the essentials

Wear something you don’t mind getting wet in.

In colder months, you can wear a wetsuit, but you may get hot, so something underneath is a good idea, in case you need to strip down.

Layers are a good idea.

Bring a bottle of water and a towel, a smile and a good sense of humour!

What our customers say

Perth Stand Up Paddle School
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Amy Carmichael
Amy Carmichael
11:30 29 Nov 21
We had a fantastic time with Nicki learning how to paddleboard for the first time. She was very professional and... attentive and we learnt even more than we bargained for 😄! Will definitely come back for another one of her classes.read more
Gillian A
Gillian A
00:52 22 Nov 21
Can't recommend Perth StandUp Paddle School highly enough. Nicki is an amazing instructor and her enthusiasm for... paddle-boarding is contagious! The sessions are always fun and friendly. If you've ever considered lessons, or own a board and want to improve your technique, do yourself a favour and give her a call 🙂read more
Dan Smith
Dan Smith
12:03 06 Oct 21
Nicki at Perth SUP School is an absolute fantastic teacher. She took someone who had absolutely no balance, and I was... up and paddling in the first lesson. What a legend. 10/10 would recommend highly.read more
Le-anne Hoek
Le-anne Hoek
23:55 24 Sep 21
Nikki was absolutely awesome, friendly and made it lots of fun. Haven't had so much fun in ages definitely recommend.... Nikki your a legend!read more
Shannon Miraglia
Shannon Miraglia
01:25 27 May 21
I wish I’d done this sooner .. just so so good .. if you are even thinking about it a little, just jump in & book ..... I’m now onto my second round of fitness classes .. so convenient as the SUPs are bought there for you & everyone is super friendly & welcoming .. highly recommendedread more
Jennifer Quartermaine
Jennifer Quartermaine
09:14 27 Apr 21
I highly recommend Nicky and her SUP school! I had my first professional lesson last week, and her training progressed... seamlessly from basic to more advanced skills. Nicky had me managing my board like never before. Give it a go, you wont regret it!read more
Matthew Davies
Matthew Davies
06:03 23 Apr 21
Fantastic beginners lesson! Can't recommend highly enough. Nicki was a brilliant instructor giving clear guidance & the... session was great fun tooread more
07:27 31 Mar 21
My wife and I had a 90 minute private lesson with Nicki which was fantastic. We were both complete beginners but Nicki... had us up and having fun in the water within 10 minutes. She gradually introduced new challenges and skills throughout the 90 minutes which has given us loads to work on when we next hit the water.Nicki was very clear in her instruction and tailored the session to suit both of us. Fantastic friendly service and I feel well worth the extra money to do a private lesson to get the most out of the time.Thanks againChris and Lauraread more
Cas M
Cas M
01:57 22 Mar 21
The most fun I've had on the water! Nicki is a brilliant instructor and creates a very positive and supportive... environment to learn in. I think I have found my new weekend hobby 🙂read more
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