Its time to get wet because the first day we fall in the water a bunch! But we have fun and learn quickly! In the beginner course students will get a chance to experience SUPing for the very first time, learn the fundamental movements and equipment as well as water safety and everything you need to get started in the great sport of Stand Up Paddle. [Standard SUP boards.]FREE Intro Class
It seems you're ready to move on to the next level. You’ve got the basics dialed in and now its time to consider going faster, going farther and growing stronger. In the Intermediate Boarder level class you will learn the skills to improve your technique and build your strength. We will spend a lot of time out on the water working up a sweat! [Standard SUP boards.]Free Intro Class
Your strength is growing, your speed is improving and now its time to advance to a Race Style SUP Board! In the SUP RACER class you will get a taste of your first race, learn the rules, grow in your training, and learn to be a great team player! This course will be a challenge but it sure will be fun! At this level you will be tested for your skills and knowledge of SUP and at that time graduate to a Competitive Race Board. You should at this point purchase your first paddle that is your own!Free Intro Class
You’re there! You've learned the rules, you’ve conquered all of the “firsts" and now its time to compete! In the Elite Paddle course you are considered part of our Varsity Team where you will train for competition races and hopefully go win your first prize! With some hard work, sweat, and tears we know you’ll love it! At this level you have made a commitment to the sport and will be purchasing your own board and you're now ready to compete in local and national races. You will also receive a special T-shirt that recognizes your achievements and you'll be featured in our Elite section on our website. Congratulations!free Intro Class
Your first class is completely FREE! We want you to get a chance to see what hanging our with our team and our coaches are like before you jump in with both feet.
Pay As You Go: $15
Monthly Membership: $100
Monthly SUP Rental: $20
Quarterly Membership: $300
(FREE SUP RENTAL!)
Race Entry Fees & Equipment
Friday Races 5:30-7pm
2nd and 4th Fridays each month
Saturdays starts promptly at 9:00am
NOTE: No practice on Saturdays when threre are races. We will gather at the race site.
*Please arrive at least 30 min prior to class starting to allow time to park and prepare for class. We will start on time.
Elite Paddle Training Tent on the west lawn of:
Mission Bay Sportcenter
1010 Santa Clara Place,
San Diego, CA 92109
The programs emphasis is to develop competitive racers and surfers who will compete in local, national
and world wide races and surf competitions.
We will attend as many races in our local area and in Orange County as possible.
Each child will be required to provide his or her own coastguard approved life jacket. Race Qualified SUP boards and surf boards at a future time as they improve and commit to their sport.
We suggest that you purchase a good form fitting sports bra and an Elite Paddle Training Rash guard. For your bottoms we suggest lycra type leggings or bike shorts (depending on the weather). Do not wear loose, cotton style clothing as it can get very heavy when wet.
Board shorts, Elite Paddle Training Rash guard - available in our store.
Bring a towel, sunscreen, water, Sunglasses,
hat & a snack.
All students start out on the standard SUP surf boards and progress to Race Boards.
MBSC Elite Paddle Training will provide race style “loaner” boards and paddles that will be shared between the team members. Each team member will be encouraged to purchase their own board and paddle upon their second quarter of participation in the program.
West Coast Paddle Sports will offer our students a discount program to assist them with the purchase of a new board and paddle. Advise on used boards will also be available. The students will have a purchase code that can be used as long as they are active members of Elite Paddle Training Team. Our loaner boards will be race qualified SUP race boards.
San Diego has some of the top competitive paddlers in the country, many right here in our own back
yard. My desire is to give them a place to share their passion with the future kids of SUP. A fun and
exciting opportunity to build skill, character and success in young kids.
Our ACA Certified instructors are chosen for their passion for standup Paddleboarding and enthusiasm for teaching. All instructors are also certified in CPR/first aid.
USCG Approved Life Jacket
Please see Bob at West Coast Paddle Sports for appropriate vest for paddling.
Personal Paddle and Race Board
May be purchased at West Coast Paddle Sports, discounts available to all members of Elite Paddle training.
You may join any of the above scheduled classes for an intro. Please sign up for your intro class prior to the class you wish to attend so we are ready for you. Please check our Facebook Page for changes to our schedule as we may be at a race.