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Chance of Rain

Tomorrow

06/27

50%

Chance of Rain
Steady light rain in the morning. Showers continuing in the afternoon. High around 20C. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of rain 50%.

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Intermediate Progression Sessions

This is an intensive course aimed at people who have complete the improver progression course. Our plan is to customise your sessions with activities that suit each person. You will be working on specific technique linked to different SUPing movements, and to keep it interesting our coaches have developed some cutting edge and creative coaching methods. You can feel safe in the knowledge that you are SUPing with one of the most progressive schools in the world.

The aim of the course is to get you paddling effectively and safely, for a distance of 10 km, in fresh to strong downwind situations on coastal bodies of water.

Conditions

  • Exposed coastal waters and protected bays
  • White capping waves
  • Swell size up to 4 ft
  • Wind behind, wind speed greater than 15 knots, less than 25 knots
  • No more than 500 metres from shore
  • Distance of 10 kms

THE TECHNIQUES LEARNED DURING THE INTERMEDIATE LESSONS ARE AS FOLLOWS

  • Planning and logistics including launch and arrival points
  • Identify types of wind direction and strength
  • Identify SUP hazards at 500 metres offshore
  • Identify wave mechanics to maximize performance
  • Catch and ride “bumps”
  • Correct distance paddling technique and stance
  • How to vary your stroke rate and length
  • How to vary foot placement (rail steering, maximum board run, sweet spot on board, maintain momentum )
  • Correct wipe-out
  • Correct SUP etiquette (rights of way)
  • Choosing suitable board and equipment
  • Choosing suitable clothing (wind chill factor)

We’ll give you loads of help and technical tips both in and out of the water, as well as plenty of positive encouragement along the way.

PRICES

Group Lessons: Adult  35
Kids   (8 – 16 years of age)  30
Family (2 adults + 2 kids) € 120
1 on 1 Private tuition  50

INTERMEDIATE PROGRESSION SESSION Includes:

  • All equipment is provided with the price; use of stand-up surfboard, adjustable paddle, leash, wetsuit/rash guard, and instruction
  • Just bring some swimwear for under your wetsuits and a towel as well as optional sun protection (hat, sunglasses w/ security strap, and/or sunscreen).
  • A bottle of water is generally useful to keep you hydrated.
  • Most importantly of all you will have fun

EQUIPMENT:

  • 10’4” Starboard Whoppers
  • Adjustable Paddles to suit all ages and heights
  • 3-2mm Circle One ‘Faze’ wetsuits

BOOKINGS:
To make an enquiry about our INTERMEDIATE PROGRESSION SESSIONSor any of the SUP DUDE services just give us a call on +353 85 7051188 or email us at info@supdude.ie or alternatively use the ‘BOOK NOW‘ button below to secure your place.

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