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PaddleFit Core - Stand Up Paddle Instructor Training

PaddleFit Core

MAY 18, 2019
8:00A - 5:00P


The definition of core: an essential and foundational part; a basic, essential enduring part. That definition is what PaddleFit Core represents: the essential and foundational elements of the PaddleFit coaching system. Our certification model will reflect our commitment to being the best and providing an outstanding educational experience for our incoming coaches. Core is a comprehensive 1 day course pair with an online learning module and is setting the standard for SUP education and creating an atmosphere and educational model to produce the best coaches.

PaddleFit CORE Summary: 

Online Learning Module: PaddleFit has replaced the classroom section (Day 2) with an online learning module


  • Accessible 24 hours a day / 7 days a week 

  • Learn at your own pace

  • Unlimited replay of teaching videos

  • Digital manual

  • Complete the exam in the comfort of your own home

  • One less travel day for the certification

  • Refresh your learning after the certification

  • Stay current as we will update the online manual and videos

On Water Practical: Spend all day (8am to 5pm) on the water improving your paddling skills as well as expanding your coaching tool box. Included in the practical is a comprehensive skill assessment so that we can identify and focus attention on the areas that you can improve. Also included are practical teaching sessions so that you can experience real world situations to become the best coach you can be. 


  • Introduction to PaddleFit coaching system

  • Comprehensive water safety and rescue

  • Coaching philosophy

  • Industry knowledge

  • SUP fundamentals

  • Group dynamics

  • Foundational SUP fitness concepts

  • Extensive written exam

  • Skill practical exam

Cost: $399 USD


  • Intermediate paddling skills or better (paddle straight, control the board, comfortable in varying conditions.)

  • Complete pre-course safety worksheet that is included  registration

  • Effective communicator able to lead small groups

Mantra Fit Nabbs Creek
864 Nabbs Creek Road
Glen Burnie, MD
(Enter Nabbs Creek Marina in your GPS)

Our studio is located waterside at Nabbs Creek Marina. Showers and restaurant (Broken Oar Bar & Grill) are on site.

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