First Standup Paddleboard Lesson for You

Posted May 10, 2022 by thedestinationbc

If you’re looking for a new way to get in shape and enjoy the outdoors, a stand-up paddleboard in Vancouver is a fun and easy way to try out watersports with just about anyone.

These tips will help your first few lessons in Stand-up or inflatable paddleboard in Vancouver go more smoothly. It ensures you are able to get back onto the board in case it does go down.

1 - Before your first outing, check the board diligently. Look for any cracks or frayed ends on the paddle, and make sure the blade isn’t peeling off.

2 - The next step for dry land practice is to learn how to stand up without fear of tipping over. Begin by paddling at a standstill or across a pond or other body of water.

3 - When you feel ready to try standing up, move into calm water with a stable base like a calm lake or pond.

4 - Grab one side of the board with your dominant hand and place the paddle in your other hand as if you were about to start paddling again.

5 - Now that you’re standing on the board, try to balance yourself by leaning into different parts of your body at first. Try leaning slightly forward and backward until you feel like you’re finding your own center of gravity.

6 - Once you’ve found your balance, try moving around a little by “walking” around with your feet. Keeping your knees bent and shifting a little weight from one foot to another on the stand-up paddleboard in Vancouver.

7 - To stop when you’re standing, quickly drop down to a squatting position and plant your feet on the board.

These tips will help you get your first stand-up paddleboard session in Vancouver to go smoothly.

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Last Updated May 10, 2022