Take YOUR business to the next level!
All your SUP certifications in one place!
PLUS business seminars and networking
opportunities with some of the leaders
in the SUP industry:
*Larry Cain, Canadian Olympic Gold Medalist
*John Beausang, Distressed Mullet
*Bailey Rosen, Top Florida Racer
*Nikki Gregg, Female Pioneer of SUP Fitness
*Sue Cooper, Owner of Lazy Dog
*John Denny, PaddleFit Coach and Performance Specialist
*Tara McCabe and Trish Miller, Lazy Dog PaddleYoga
PaddleFit Level One & Two Certification $490 Feb 7th-8th
at Smather's Beach
Day One: Fri 9am-5pm
Day Two: Sat 8am-4pm
PaddleFit Level One is a foundational course with the nucleus being water safety including the laws and regulations surrounding SUP. Level 1 will also cover industry knowledge such as equipment design and proper equipment sizing as well as basic paddling and teaching skills in a group setting. PaddleFit has partnered with the WPA on the Level 1 course so you will receive the educational component for the WPA Class 1.
PaddleFit Level Two builds on the foundation of Level 1 with the emphasis now being on coaching and fitness. This course will allow you to work more in-depth on paddling skills as well as develop training programs. Level 2 will cover group dynamics, class management and introduce you to program development. We will discuss the client technique progression and show you the cues and tools to use to facilitate this.
PaddleYoga Teacher Training $695
(1 day watersafety, 2 days paddleyoga)
Thurs 8:30am-2:30pm, Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 8am-4pm at Lazy Dog
A 25-hour training focusing on SUP technique and skills, SUP equipment overview, water safety and rescue, weather and chart knowledge, adapting Yoga safely to SUP and PaddleYoga class development, Yoga specific to the SUP athlete, Pranayama, and business application. Continuing education credits are available through ACE and the Yoga Alliance. Trainees will receive a WPA level 1 WaterSafety SUP Instructor rating.
WPA WaterSafety $295
8:30am-2:30pm at Lazy Dog
The WPA provides world-class water safety and SUP instruction designed to educate and prepare instructors to teach paddlers at every level how to have a fun and safe experience on the water. Our expert staff will certify instructors to teach a consistent and proven curriculum of fundamental technique, water dynamics and water safety appropriate for all water environments.
Special Olympics Coaches Training
at Lazy Dog
An informational session on Special Olympics and how to develop a relationship with your local Special Olympics Program. Pairing SUP and community service is mutually beneficial to athletes and your business. Attendees will learn how to develop a Special Olympics SUP program in their area and how to acquire Special Olympics credentials to coach. Attendees would have opportunity to meet a few athletes and get an update of the status of SUP development in Florida.
CPR/AED Feb 6th 6:00pm-8:00pm $45
(CPR is required by WPA)
at Lazy Dog
Get your certification card!!!
Feb 6th Paddle Healthy: An Attitude of Gratitude with John Denny, 6pm-8pm. $40 at The Sheraton.
John Denny, who was part of Laird Hamilton's Strapped Crew on Maui, and holds a Masters degree in Psychology, teaches a biofeedback method that allows anyone to see how their body reacts to stress and realize that they possess the ability to manage their response. His students include some of SUP’s young guns and seasoned watermen. Location for class TBA.
CLASSES Thursday, Feb 6th
PaddleYoga Class Feb 6th 3:00pm-4:30 $20 at Lazy Dog
(free for PaddleYoga Teacher Training students)
Moonlight/Sunset Paddle Meditation Feb 7 6:00pm-7:30pm (donation) at Lazy Dog
CLINICS Friday Feb 7
Nikki Gregg Bootcamp Class, 8:00am-9:00am at Smather's Beach, $30
1 hour of fitness with SUP's first lady Nikki Gregg.
Training Techniques and Race Preparation Clinic with Larry Cain, 4:00pm-6:00pm, $75 at Smather's Beach
Learn from Canadian Olympic Gold Medalist, this clinic will focus on training technique (drills, using resistance, technique workouts) and race skills/preparation/strategy.
CLINICS Saturday Feb 8
Health, Fitness and Paddling Technique Clinic with Nikki Gregg, 8:00am-10:00am, $75 at Smather's Beach
Come, learn, and enjoy a morning on the water with SUP's first lady...Nikki Gregg! This two hour clinic will polish your paddling technique while also learning Nikki's balanced approach to fitness and health!
Training Techniques and Race Preparation Clinic with Larry Cain, 10:00am-12:00pm, $75 at Smather's Beach
Learn from Canadian Olympic Gold Medalist this clinic will focus on training technique (drills, using resistance, technique workouts) and race skills/preparation/strategy.
Bailey Rosen Kids Paddle Clinic, 9:00am-11:00am, $40 at Smather's Beach
For all levels!
You can reserve your spot on the registration page.
Come learn from one of Florida’s top racers, Bailey Rosen.
Clinic includes a kids race at the end.
SEMINARS $100 gets you all access to seminars and roundtable
all seminars will be held at Smather's Beach
Destination, race and event management with John Beausang
Learn the ins and outs of event and race management along with the ever growing destination SUP. This is a great seminar to expand your business especially through the off season. John Beausang is the race organizer of the largest race on the east coast, the Carolina Cup and is also the brilliant mind behind Distressed Mullet.
Marketing in and outside the lines with Sue Cooper
This seminar will take you through the successful formula of Lazy Dog with creative marketing giving you ideas on things to do to put yourself above your competition.
Kid’s Movement and business with Bailey Rosen
Join top Florida racer 16-year old Bailey Rosen as she talks about the fastest growing segment of SUP.
Yoga and PaddleFit Roundtable
4:00pm-6:00pm led by Nikki Gregg, Larry Cain John Denny, Tara McCabe and Trish Miller
This is a must for all who have SUP yoga or fitness programs in their business. Yoga and PaddleFit Roundtable with Nikki Gregg, Larry Cain, John Denny, Tara McCabe and Trish Miller. Topics surrounding the business of SUP and how increase your customer base.
Sunday, Feb 9, 2014
8:30am– Lazy Dog Bone Island 6 Miler at Lazy Dog, $40 (now til Jan 15th, $50 after)
12:00pm Awards at Lazy Dog
Wondering where to stay? It's a busy time in Key West so book your accommodations early!!! Here's a link to some of the Key West guesthouses and Inns. http://keywestinns.com/directory/availability