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Stand Up Paddleboard Mini-Course in Ugento, Salento

Stand Up Paddleboard Mini-Course in Ugento, Salento

Duration
2 days

Difficulty
Easy

Cancellation
Flexible

Participants
From 1 to 5

Highlights

  • Learn to ride SUP and discover a fun and exciting way to experience the sea.
  • A 2-day course with 1½-hour lessons in small groups of 3 to 5 participants.
  • With SUP you have fun and improve balance, coordination and muscle tone.

Your guide

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Daniele D.

I have been practising this sport since 2001. With passion and dedication, after 15 years of experience, my team and I have become a reference point for kitesurfing in Puglia and for water sports in general. My professionalism is the result of years spent travelling around the windiest spots on the planet gaining different experiences and IKO and FIV certifications.

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Full description

Try a new water sport with a 2-day SUP mini-course in Ugento (LE). Together with experienced instructors, you will learn the basic techniques of Stand Up Paddleboarding, make new friends, and discover a fun and exciting activity.

On board your SUP board you will move through turquoise, crystal-clear waters, paddle after paddle, moving away from the shore and the hustle and bustle of the lidos to come into close contact with the wonderful Salento sea.

By the end of the course you may already be able to move around on your SUP independently and venture out on wonderful excursions and coastal tours. All you have to do is grab your paddle!

What we will do

The course takes place on the beach at Fontanelle, in Ugento (LE), in mini-groups of 3 to 5 participants, so that the instructor can follow everyone as closely and thoroughly as possible.

The first day will begin with a short theory lesson to introduce us to the world of Stand Up Paddleboarding. Then we will immediately move on to the practical part with a series of exercises on land, fundamental for learning the right movements for a fluid and efficient paddle and, above all, for getting used to holding a correct position on the board.

Entering the sea, the most difficult part will be to stay balanced. The movement of the waves will tend to make us fall, so at first we will remain on our knees on the board, in order to become familiar with the instability of the water. When we feel confident we will stand up and, following theinstructor's instructions, we will start paddling, refining the movement more and more.

On the second day we will consolidate what we have learnt and devote ourselves to practice with a coastal paddle. The lessons last one and a half hours each and can be held on two consecutive days or with an interval between the two, depending on the organisational needs of the instructors.

Who it is aimed at

This activity is at an easy level and is open to all, aged 6 and up. No previous experience is required but it is advisable to know how to swim (a life jacket will be provided to each participant).

Other information

This activity is bookable from April to September and is confirmed when there are at least 3 participants.

After booking, your chosen date for the first lesson will be confirmed . For the second, you can make arrangements directly with the instructor.

Theequipment is included in the price for the duration of the lesson. If you want to continue practising on the SUP after the lesson, you can rent a board, paddle and life jacket for 15€ per hour.

Recommended clothing

Swimsuit

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What is included

  • Expert Instructor
  • SUP Board
  • Paddle
  • Life Jacket
  • RCT Insurance

How it works

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  1. 1
    Send a booking request

    We will only pre-authorise the payment

  2. 2
    Receive confirmation within 48 hours

    In case of confirmation, you will be charged the cost of the activity

  3. 3
    Live your experience

    Enjoy the activity and let us know how it was!

  1. 1
    Buy a gift voucher

    Valid 12 months from the date of purchase

  2. 2
    Choose your preferred date

    Get in touch with the guide with the contact details on the voucher and choose the day for the activity

  3. 3
    Live your experience

    Enjoy the activity and let us know how it was!

Meeting point
Ugento, Lecce

Exact location provided after booking

Frequently asked questions

What happens in case of bad weather?

In case of weather conditions that do not allow to carry out the activity safely, you will get a full refund. The guide may propose you an alternative date or time to reschedule the activity. You can freely choose whether or not to accept these proposals. If you cannot reschedule it, we will process a full refund!

If I cancel the reservation, can I get a full refund?

For this activity, the cancellation policy is flexible. You get a full refund if you cancel within 5 days from the activity start date. Within 4 and 3 days from the activity start date you will get a 50% refund. You can find the full policies in the Cancellation Policy section.

What measures are implemented to prevent COVID-19?

All activities on Freedome strictly follow regulations issued at national, regional and federal levels. Sports associations and freelancers commit to carry out activities in full compliance with such regulations, sanitize equipment and environments, and limit their maximum capacity.
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