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Bishop Board SUP paddling for everyone

GET MORE COMFORTABLE OR PROFICIENT IN THE SURF.

SUP Surfing and catching a wave

JOIN OUR EVENTS.

SUP paddling is fun with a Bishop Board

EXPLORE THE WATERS ABROAD.

Transporting your SUP board to the water

CONNECT WITH OTHER PADDLERS.

SUP Paddling and Fishing

GET CERTIFIED.

Learning SUP in a easy and warm environment with ACA L3 Instructor Todd Bishop

UPDATE YOUR CERTIFICATION.

JOIN ONE OF OUR DEALER EVENTS, JOIN OUR YEARLY EVENT IN FLORIDA, TRAVEL ABROAD WITH US FOR a SUPventure, WORK ON YOUR INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION OR GET YOUR CERT. UPDATED.  WE’RE HERE TO HELP YOU PROGRESS!

EXPLORE THE OPTIONS BELOW AND JOIN US ON THE WATER!

There are no upcoming events at this time

About Todd Bishop

Looking from the outside in, it was obvious how engaged and comfortable your students and trainers were; a testament to your style and skill set.     – Steve Favies   

  • ACA Level 3 SUP Instructor Trainer
  • Special Olympics Florida SUP Coach
  • Team River Runner Chapter Coordinator
  • Red cross First aid/CPR certifications
  • BCU 3 star kayak certification

28+ years combined paddling (Paddleboard/Surf/Kayak/Canoe) experience in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Puerto Rico, BVI, Bahamas, Barbados, Mexico, The Boundary Waters, SE US Ocean/Coastal/Inland, Colorado river, Tellico river, Ocoee river, Nantahala river & other US waterways.  

Dealer Events


Coming soon!

Demo days, paddling events, races, and other programs for paddlers near you.

 

L1, L2 & L3 SUP Instructor Certification Workshops

L1 UP Instructor Certification Workshop – 2020 TBD

L2 SUP Instructor Certification Workshop – 2020 TBD

L3 River SUP Instructor Certification Workshop – 2020 TBD

L3 Coastal SUP Instructor Certification Workshop – 2020 TBD

ONCE REGISTERED FOR A COURSE, YOU RECEIVE A BREAKDOWN OF STROKES AND MANEUVERS, INCLUDING KEY TEACHING POINTS FOR EACH.

ACA SUP Instruction

SUP Surf & Whitewater SUP programs in the US and abroad


The Essentials of SUP Surf is designed for Paddlers wishing to explore SUP Surfing. This course introduces paddlers to the surf zone, how to read waves/currents, ocean safety and surfing techniques with an emphasis on fun. The use of proper surf zone etiquette that demonstrates the aloha spirit of surfing is central to this course.

2020 – February at Paddle 2 the People (New Smyrna beach)

 

 

INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEOS


LINKS TO BETA, WE’LL CALL OUT THE BEST.

Many states have webpages to find local waterways to paddle.

     South Carolina has a great one.

     Georgia has great information of water trails and paddling.

     Florida paddling trails has great water trail maps, but it can be difficult to find what you want.

Paddleboarding mag

     SUP International Magazine

For Students and Instructors (ACA stuff)

     SUP course curriculum

     Register a course (that you are going to run), this includes requesting insurance OR Reporting a course (that you have finished)

WHITEWATER

     We use River Facts to find whitewater near where we are going.  Awesome, interactive, map based whitewater river locator by state.

     The AWA has the best river research tool (water levels, difficulty, length, rapid descriptions, pics, put ins/outs, etc.)

SURF

     MagicSeaweed is our favorite for wave height & wind reports and predictions.

     WannaSurf is a great resource to check out surf breaks abroad, it takes a bit to get used to.

RACE

     PaddleGuru has a good list of races & links to registration.  Seach by location or zip, No map based search.