Ready to Race

BSUPA Level 2 – “Ready to Race”

Introduction to SUP Racing

LOCATION: Oxford SUP Club at Farmoor Reservoir
GROUP SIZE: 8 people (per instructor)
SESSION CONTENT: The Aim of this course is to introduce people to the enjoyment of racing. Having completed this course students should feel that they are ready to enter their first race or have improved their skills to aid their racing aims.

This 3.5 hour intermediate session is ‘skill’ rather than fitness focused and focuses on the main skills and scenarios that will comes up in a wide variety of races. By the end of this course paddlers should be able to:

  • Understand the different race board classes
  • Have knowledge of different racing disciplines and how to get involved
  • Be able to select the best race equipment for yourselves
  • Demonstrate an improved efficient paddle stroke
  • Demonstrate ability to draft
  • Perform a variety of turns around buoys using good judgement
  • Have experienced a variety of start options
  • Have understanding of personal gear you might wear for racing and hydration options


Adults: £75.00 each

16-18 yrs: £55.00 each 

Under 18’s – EACH child must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian for the full lesson on the water