Stand up paddle boarding(sup) is an incredibly easy water sport to learn. Although it may look a bit intimidating, compared to most sports, paddle boarding can be learned with just a little bit of effort if taught correctly.
After a few times out, you’ll have the basics mastered.
1.Get yourself the right size of and type of board.
Luckily, we covered everything you need to know in two previous articles “what size paddle board do I need?” and “how to choose the type of sup you want”, so have a read! If you’re still have no idea what to choose! leave a comment below the article anytime.
2.Choose a placid waterway for boarding
For a sup beginner, it best to start on calm, sheltered waters. That way
Most boards will have a leash. Put the leash on before you get on the water. You should wear it on your most dominant leg, just above your ankle.
4.paddling on your knees
If you are ever in trouble squat down to your knees. Paddling on your knees is your “safe position”. Paddling on your knees is more stable than standing. It will give you time to rest. Become a master at paddling on your knees. It will also get your body out of wind. So you body does not become a human sail blowing you around.
Lastly, Confidence is King, or Queen. If you take away one thing from this article, let it be this one! Be confident in your ability and what you’re doing. The more confident you are, the less wobbly you will be. You’ll love our paddle boards, we guarantee it.
If you’ve been looking for a sup for your first-time paddling.
Freein all around inflatable sup are a great choice for beginners as they perform well on all water conditions and are extremely versatile. It can be used for nearly any paddle boarding activity. And each Freein paddle boards come with a 2 Year Warranty and a 30day guarantee. If you don’t love our boards, send it back. We also offer Free Shipping & 2-5 Days Delivery.