Why get certified to teach SUP? …. Well, there are quite a few reasons actually!

Learn to teach professionally! Training with PIF means not only honing your paddle skills, but engaging in mock real life scenarios that you will encounter when teaching SUP classes. Teaching advanced stroke technique and turns can help you get your beginner students to more advanced levels and expand your class offerings with fitness programming and a variety of lessons that include our signature PIF Beginner Lesson, Gentle Wave, Nautical Flow, Surfer’s Sculpt, and PIF Advanced SUP.

Get certified for credibility! Employers and insurance companies generally require certification to teach. Paddle Into Fitness has been accredited internationally and recognized by the following agencies for teaching: WPA (World Paddle Association), Yoga Alliance, American Council of Exercise (ACE), CanFitPro, NASM, AFAA, and IDEA. Adding these credentials to your name will help build your success as a teacher!

Build your SUP business! The certification program will show you how to create and market successful SUP, SUP Yoga & SUP Fitness classes in your community through our Business Workshop. It will also open up a community of industry contacts and support for you new SUP business venture!

Get a peek inside our teacher training from our last San Diego class with these action shots!!