I live in the San Diego, CA area-one of the SUP meccas of the world. Living in this area gives me access to many paddle groups, and professional SUP coaches. Do you have a group in your area? Who or what motivates you to paddle? I joined a SUP training group in January 2015. I believe that being a part of a paddle group is key to your success & fun as a paddler. Before joining up with Performance Paddling in Dana Pt., CA., I would go out on my own & paddle. Sometimes I did intervals, and buoy turns. But mostly I just paddled.
Here is TOP 10 Reasons you should join a SUP training group or start one yourself: