THE PADDLE COACH | Choose your paddling adventure....
Stand up paddleboarding (SUP), dragon boat and fitness experts servicing the GTA including Mississauga, Oakville, Burlington and Toronto
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Here are The Paddle Coach we have been proudly offering Paddle Canada SUP certification courses since 2010. Our team of instructors are fully certified and have over 15 years of experience in their field as both athletes and professional coaches. We live and breathe what we do and are constantly developing new and engaging ways to pass along our knowledge to others. If you would like to advance your skills further through a Paddle Canada course, or become an Instructor yourself, check out our course listings below.
FLATWATER SUP SKILLS
PADDLE CANADA BASIC AND ADVANCED SUP SKILLS BUNDLE
This 5 hour course bundles the Basic and Advanced SUP Skills Certifications into a single course. It is best suited to individuals that have prior SUP experience who are looking to take their skills to the next level and to the aspiring SUP Instructor. These two courses are the official prerequisites to becoming a Paddle Canada SUP instructor. Skills covered include basic turns, crossbow turns, pivot turns, paddling in wind and small waves, understanding the affect of wind on water and planning paddling routes accordingly, advanced paddling technique, bracing.......just to name a few. Upon successful completion, students will be awarded with the Paddle Canada Basic and Advanced SUP Skills certification.
COST $200 + HST
LENGTH 5 Hours
PREREQ Prior SUP experience is recommended for a greater chance
of success with the advanced portion.
DATES Saturday June 12, 2021 | 10am-3pm | BARRIE, ON
Sunday July 11, 2021 | 10am-3pm | BARRIE, ON
*Note, if you already have your Basic SUP Skills with Paddle Canada, you can join our bundle course for $150!
**CANCELLATION POLICY: full refund up to 1 week out from course, no refunds less than 1 week, however registration can be transferred to another participant.
FLATWATER SUP INSTRUCTOR
PC BASIC FLATWATER SUP INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION
This Paddle Canada course is intended to teach Instructor Candidates the basics of instruction and teaching techniques while still nurturing each candidates natural instructional style. Candidates should have solid Basic and Advanced SUP Skills prior to taking the Instructor Certification course. Upon successful completion of the written and practical components of the course, candidates will be awarded their 'Basic Flatwater SUP Instructor Certification'. For a more details breakdown of the Paddle Canada Flatwater Skills and Instructor courses check out the Paddle Canada program manual HERE
COST $545 + HST
LENGTH 2.5 Days | 6-9pm Friday, 9-5pm Sat and Sun
PREREQ Paddle Canada Advanced SUP Skills or equivalent
LOCATION BARRIE, ON
FLATWATER SUP INSTRUCTOR
PC ADVANCED FLATWATER SUP INSTRUCTOR COURSE
This 2-day Paddle Canada course is designed for those that have successfully completed the Paddle Canada Basic SUP Instructor course and now wish to pursue their Advanced SUP Instructor certification, or those that feel they have the skills to challenge for the Advanced Instructor. The course will cover teaching principles, group management strategies and how to apply them to both the Basic and Advanced SUP Skills curriculum, as well provide practical experience in teaching on-water skills. This course will also cover how to properly administer both a Basic and Advanced SUP Skills course.
DATE Saturday July 17 - Sunday July 18, 2021
COST $499 + HST
LENGTH 2 Days
PREREQ Paddle Canada Basic SUP Instructor Course
LOCATION Barrie, ON
TOURING SUP SKILLS
TOURING 1 and 2 SUP SKILLS
New for 2021! Stay tuned for more details.
RIVER SUP SKILLS
RIVER 1 SUP SKILLS - 1 DAY
This Paddle Canada course is intended to build the basic foundations of knowledge and skill to SUP safely and with confidence on moving water. This is the prerequisite to the Paddle Canada River 2 Skills Certification course. For a more details breakdown of the skills covered in this course check out the Paddle Canada website HERE.
COST $200 + HST
LENGTH 9am - 3pm | 6 Hours
LOCATION Grand River, Paris, ON
PREREQ Advanced SUP Skills or Equivalent Experience
EQUIPMENT Available for rent
DETAILS Participants will achieve their Paddle Canada River 1
Skills Certification upon successful completion.
THE PADDLE COACH Inc. ® Barrie, Ontario