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The Essential Guide to Learning Core SUP Skills - A Beginners Week Bonus Episode
Episode 70Bonus Episode23rd July 2021 • SUPfm The International Stand Up Paddle Board Podcast • Simon Hutchinson
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This week is beginners week on SUPfm and ahead of Season 4 we've got new paddlers covered, with four episodes covering some of the key subjects and challenges facing new members of the tribe.

We're featuring experienced watermen and women covering these key subjects

  • How to choose your SUP
  • SUP safety
  • Learning, confidence and developing core skills
  • What you need to know about your iSUP and package

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In this episode we introduce you to some of the key skills you need as a SUp'r on the water and as a reminder it's always worth developing your skills with an instructor as they can give you feedback and advice in a way that YouTube simply can't

Vikki Weston from Sydney Australia makes her second appearance on the show and has made it her mission through her organisation, 'She SUPs' to help support and provide knowledge for women to get on the water and start having their own adventure.

Vikki has also founded her own community of female paddlers and to find out more then head on over to or

If you love Instagram then you'll have already discovered Vikki's excellent stories and reels and if not, then go check them out at @shesups_

In Season 4 of the podcast we're giving a shout out to the SUP instructors who work hard to help new and improving paddlers engage with the sport, and get equipped with the skills they need.

In this episode we feature Kylie from the Sunshine Coast in Australia at

If you're a certified instructor from anywhere across the world, then we'd like to feature you on an episode. Simply leave us a message here with your name, your certifying body and a message about you and where you are, with a tip, piece or advice or even a nice word about the podcast ;)

You've only got 1min 25 secs of recording time and you can re-record as many times as you like before you send it!

We'll choose a recording to feature on each episode after applying a light edit and getting the sound right.

Well done to all instructors for your hard work expanding our SUP tribe and wishing you a great season!

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Our comprehensive online SUP safety course gives you the knowledge you need to keep safe on the water and all for less than the price of an hours on water tuition (£37) . It's available here at

See you on the water!

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The SUPfm SUP Safety Course

Designed for beginner and intermediate level leisure paddlers we deliver the right safety topics, delivered with the appropriate level of detail. The course aims to help you become more confident and self-sufficient when you’re making your personal safety decisions.