Get the Most Out of Stand Up Paddling with PSUPA

Established by leaders in the SUP industry, we’re dedicated to promoting the sport of Stand Up Paddling through instruction and community support.

Whether you are a professional or newbie, you have a place here in PSUPA.
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With an emphasis on water safety and stand up paddle business, our certification programs are designed to give you the skills you need to become a safe and confident instructor, as well as the business expertise you need to succeed in today’s crowded marketplace.

Our programs are reviewed and updated regularly to remain relevant and competitive in the industry.

Each of our courses are adaptable to individual student needs and the unique conditions of their paddling region.

Our Instructor Trainers excel in teaching and are leaders deeply rooted in their stand up paddling communities. They approach their work with compassion and creativity, and emphasize safety, while also having fun sharing their stoke for paddling.

Through membership - an international virtual community - we are committed to staying involved and connected with PSUPA certified instructors to help them reach their personal and professional goals, as well as to stay relevant in the industry.

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