google-site-verification=dmtcArJXkYQEiu8YMXP_cSfiVtVsROA_7vSl0ZbNbcc Learn Core SUP Skills and Confidence for New SUP Paddlers - SUPfm The International Stand Up Paddle Board Podcast

Episode 70

The Essential Guide to Learning Core SUP Skills - A Beginners Week Bonus Episode

Every week is beginners week on SUPfm and we've got new paddlers covered, in this mini series, 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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See you on the water!

About the Podcast

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SUPfm The International Stand Up Paddle Board Podcast
This is the podcast for stand up paddle inspiration whether you're a SUPracer , stand-up paddleboard surfer or SUP adventurer.

About your host

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Simon Hutchinson

I'm an all-season UK based paddler, BSUPA instructor, Hutch SUP Wear brand owner and podcast host and producer.
I enjoy spreading the stoke and connecting the aloha worldwide, with my love for this incredible sport