Combined SUP Course: SUP Fitness, Rescue, SUP Wise

Training Venue

Newgale Hill, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom



Times and Dates

9:00 am - 17:00 pm

12-October-2019 - 14-October-2019

Closing: 28-September-2019


Three (3) x ASI certifications: (1) SUP Fitness Instructor  (2) SUP Water Safety Rescue Award  (3) SUP Wise for Instructors Foundation Skills 
Training manuals 
ASI T-shirt
Access to SUP video library
12 months ASI membership​


Bring to Workshop

Your lunch
SUP board-leash-paddle
SUP clothing




Refund Policy

Full refund less £50 administration fee provided on minimum notice of 14 days prior to workshop.


Course Fee

Early Bird Rate: GBPGBP £ 410

Pay by :14-September-2019

Usual Rate: GBPGBP £ 445

Meeting Room. Big Blue Experience.  Flat 1, Newgale House Newgale, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire SA62 6AS  Wales
Free parking


You will complete 3 (three) ASI SUP qualifications at the same time.  Which are all required to become an ASI SUP Fitness Instructor. 

Delivered over 3 days, it’s the ideal way to get qualified.

Early bird rate is available if you enrol and pay in advance.

(click link for course information and requirements)

SUP Fitness Instructor (Level 1 & 2)
Saturday-Sunday. 12-13 October 2019.    9am to 5pm  (2 days)

SUP Wise for Instructors Foundation Skills
Monday. 14 October 2019.    8am to 11am  (3 hrs)

SUP Water Safety Rescue Award (Flat Water)
Monday. 14 October 2019.    12pm to 5pm (half day)

The Big Blue Experience and Surfing Bird are providing local support for the ASI workshops, providing a wealth of local area knowledge.  

The Big Blue Experience and Surfing Bird can also provide on-the-job practical experience.


Read the course information and requirements before enrolling.  
See links under Course Schedule.

Prior to the workshop, you must submit a recognised fitness instructor or personal trainer qualification (or equivalent).

Within 12 months from attending the workshop, you must submit a:
-Senior First Aid certificate

Your SUP Fitness Instructor and rescue certificate/s will not be issued until these are received.

After the workshop you will complete practical hours experience.


SUP Fitness Instructor Course
Leanne Bird  Biography
Ph Mobile: +44 78767 54645


SUP Rescue and SUP Wise Courses
Oli Tuggey  Biography
Ph Mobile: +44 7816 169359 

Instructor Training Centre: The Big Blue Experience


A selection of accommodation options on The Big Blue Experience website at website

Bed & Breakfast

  • Duke of Edinburgh Inn B&B  (5 min walk to training venue). From ₤55 per night
    Ph:  +44 1437 720586  website
  • Bryn Awel B&B.  Penycwm, SA62 6AT. (2 min drive or 15 min walk to training venue)   From ₤32 per night  website
  • Southwood Farm B&B (1 mile - 20 minute walk to training venue)   From ₤55 per night  website


  • Newgale Lodge  (1.5 miles - 20 minute walk to training venue)  ₤65 per night  website



  • Broadhaven YHA Youth Hostel (6.5 miles - 15 minute drive to training venue)  From ₤16 per night  website



Closest airport: 
Cardiff Airport (101 miles/162km.  2 hr drive to training venue)
Bristol Airport (147 miles/ 136km.  2.5 hr drive)

Closest train station: 
Haverford West, Pembrokeshire.  (15 min drive).
Pick up from train station available.  No charge.  Contact ASI Trainer: Oli Tuggey

Closest bus station:   
Newgale bustop (3 mins walking distance)


Please bring the following equipment: 

  • Flat water SUP board & coiled leash
  • Paddle 
  • SUP clothing

Your board and gear can be left overnight at the training room venue.     

If you are travelling and don’t have your SUP board or SUP gear, you can hire it from The Big Blue Experience.
Ph: +44 7816 169359  Email: 
Please contact them in advance to ensure availability.  


Newgale is a very small village, located on a stunning 2 mile sandy beach right in the heart of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.

There is a large variety of conditions for paddle boarding from Atlantic swells to sheltered wooded estuaries and reservoirs.

This area of the UK is renowned for its scenic coastline, natural beauty and variety of bays, beaches and rivers.

Wales has an incredible history and cultural heritage. In Pembrokeshire. there is evidence of stone age settlements, medieval castles and naval shipping history.

There are many beautiful locations for SUP Fitness for all weathers, from enclosed lakes to sheltered meandering rivers to the open ocean.