- Know basic SUP paddling techniques and directional control. This is not a course for beginners.
- Be in good physical shape, and able to swim 200 yards and to lift and carry all equipment.
- Sign liability form, provided by Instructor Trainer.
- PSUPA membership. Sign up here: www.psupa.com
Local Coast Guard requirements
On-water communication and group management
Boating rules and navigation (specific to region)
Understanding weather & water conditions and making sound decisions based on existing conditions
Anticipating potential dangers and environmental hazards
Understanding tides & currents (specific to region)
On-water safety preparation
On-water rescue techniques
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Certificate of Excellence Winner 2014, 2015 & 2016
PSUPA (Professional Stand Up Paddle Association) Flat-Water Instructor Course (3 DAY COURSE).
The Professional Stand Up Paddleboard Association (PSUPA, http://www.psupa.com/) is an internationally recognized education association of like-minded paddling professionals, established by leaders in the SUP industry, dedicated to promoting the sport of Stand Up Paddling through instruction and community support.
we cannot guarantee you will achieve a certification simply by taking the course. To ensure that you will get the most out of the certification course, you must be prepared for the commitment. Please read the prerequisites for the certification program and verify with our Instructor Trainer to determine if you are qualified to take the course. Our standards are high, but achievable, if you are prepared for the certification course.
Email: UnderToe Mexico for scheduling.