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SUP Instructor Certification Cocoa Beach, Florida
Instructor Certification

  Basic Flatwater SUP Instructor Certification

This training is for people who want to become an instructor on flat water and who have a strong technical background. You will learn the history of SUP, the welcoming of a group, the equipment, the educational progress, the basic techniques, and some more advanced skills. You will have to teach to the rest of the group some techniques and maneuvers, which will have been assigned beforehand to each participant, such as launching and paddle techniques in windy and wavy conditions, different foot positions, pivot turns, braces, power strokes, cross draws, and draw strokes.

Certification: Following the completion of this training, you will receive your Paddle Canada instructor certificate: “Basic Flat Water SUP Instructor”.

*The obtainment of the certificate can depend on the training’s success.

Prerequisites: Have a solid base of SUP practice and have a passion for teaching as well as having or being in the process of having a recognized up-to-date 16 hours First Aid and CPR training.


 2 days $449  

Ottawa Courses  

August 21 + 22, 2023

August 25 + 25, 2023 

August 27 + 28, 2023

August 31+ September 1st

September 7+8th

September 16+17th

SUP Instructor  Certification Florida
Florida SUP Instructor Certification

       Advanced Flatwater Instructor Certification

This 2-day Paddle Canada course is designed for those that have successfully completed the Paddle Canada Basic SUP Instructor course and now wish to pursue their Advanced SUP Instructor certification, or those that feel they have the skills to challenge for the Advanced Instructor. The course will cover teaching principles, group management strategies and how to apply them to both the Basic and Advanced SUP Skills curriculum, as well provide practical experience in teaching on-water skills.

This course will also cover how to properly administer both a Basic and Advanced SUP Skills course.

2 Day $449

Urban Ocean SUP Instructor Training

WPA-World Paddle Association Certification 



  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Candidates must be up -to- date on First Aid and CPR Certification

  • Instructor candidates should have prior experience and knowledge coming into the workshop

  • In order to pass WPA Instructor Candidates must be able to demonstrate skills, knowledge and teaching ability to pass at this level

You will be assessed in the following areas:

  • Personal Paddling Skills

  • Board/Equipment Considerations

  • Risk Management

  • Water Dynamics & Boating Laws

  • Rescue Techniques

  • Water safety information   

1 Day

$300USD/$399 CAD

WSUPA World Stand UP Paddle Association Certification

This certification is for experienced paddlers with a min. of 2 years of paddling in a variety of conditions. 

Each participant will be assigned topics before the certification to teach to the rest of the group such as launching and paddle technique and turning strokes.  

You will learn class management, SUP Safety, equipment specifics. 

This is an advanced certification. 

1 Day $300 USD


 Interested in hosting a certification at your venue?

 If you have a minimum of four students, we can bring the SUP education to your location!

 Contact us 


Florida Certifications are offered 

2012 Orlando & Treasure Island, FL

2014 Melbourne 

2013 - 2019 Cocoa Beach &

2019 Palm Bay 

2020 Cancelled due to Covid

2021 Destin

2022 St. Pete's Beach

Certification Turqs & Caicos

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