Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Classes


Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) is a traditional Hawaiian sport which promotes balance, strength and general fitness. It has become the fastest growing water sport in the world, thanks mainly to the media exposure watermen like Laird Hamilton and celebrities like Cameron Diaz have gained.

You don't have to have surfed before to try it and it is a fantastic way for improving your fitness, as it provides an isometric workout that strengthens your core muscle groups, while giving you a FUN and EXCITING way to view your natural surroundings.

SUP is a water-sport that can be enjoyed by everyone, anywhere there is water. It can be a serene and peaceful form of gentle exercise or exciting and physically demanding, whichever you choose, it is great for your body.

SUP Lessons

  • Who

    11 years old or if you can reach the top of the paddle

  • Where

    Rathmullan beach, Co.Donegal

  • When

    Weather/wind conditions are under 10 knots

  • What

    Paddle board, paddle, wet suit, boots are provided

  • Duration

    2 hours


Adventure One Stand Up Paddle Boarding school run our classes on the beautiful beach at Rathmullan.

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The Benefits Of

Stand up Paddle Boarding

There are many health benefits of stand up paddle boarding. Training on unbalanced surfaces is very effective for building the core muscle groups, (stomach and back) and for training muscles to fire in co-coordinated ways so that the benefits are immediately transferable to other dynamic sports and activities. This approach is the opposite to traditional resistance training where muscles are trained to work in isolated groups in a stable environment.

There are numerous health benefits to paddle surfing and the best part is it will not cause any damage to your body while you enjoy them.The cardiovascular benefits are truly amazing. You will be able to substantially improve your level of cardio fitness. Of course this translates into many benefits for your body, including a decreased incidence of heart attack and stroke.

In addition, you are going to consume a lot of calories. This will likely translate into a loss of weight.You will reduce your chances of getting diabetes, heart attack, stroke, and joint problems by reducing your weight, and SUP can help you accomplish this.

There is one more great benefit to be aware of… it is very relaxing and a great way to relieve stress. Stress, has countless adverse health consequences and negative effects on the body.

can anyone enjoy it? Yes you’re able to enjoy stand up paddle boarding without needing to learn special techniques or tricks.It works out your stomach, abs and arms easily making you stronger and leaner with what seems like little effort. and It’s just great fun. stand up paddle boarding is a great calm sport, so it’s fun and suitable for people of all ages.

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