(Flexible Trainer) L1 SUP Instructor (Enc Flat Water)-Enrol Anytime

Training Venue

East Hampton, NY, USA



Times and Dates

9:00 am - 17:00 pm

03-September-2021 - 31-December-2022

Closing: 31-December-2022


Online training manuals
12 months ASI membership

Bring to Workshop

This is an on-line e-learning course 
Practical is completed with a trainer 
Bring SUP board/gear



Refund Policy

No refund is provided once training manuals have been issued, practical sessions attended or e-learning account has been accessed.  Otherwise full refund less $75 administration fee.

Course Fee

Usual Rate: US Dollars.US$ 450

Complete theory online - work from home.
Complete practical assessments with an ASI Trainer.
Complete practical hours experience at an ASI Accredited SUP School or other approved SUP school. 

Location: practical session with trainer
Paddle Diva, The Shagwong Marina
219 Three Mile Hog Creek Road
East Hampton NY USA

Free parking at training venue.

This is an online course, with practical assessments completed with a trainer.   The trainer will provide some guidance on the practical SUP requirements and instruction skills, take video of you and provide feedback.

Complete the online learning theory first, using the ASI e-learning platform.  Then contact your trainer to complete your practical session.  Date and time is organised with a trainer to suit your schedule.  There is a maximum of 2 people and the hours may slightly change depending if it is one person or two people.

If you are enrolled in more than one course, the sessions are held on the same day.


Total duration:  2 hours

Level 1 SUP Instructor (Enclosed Flat Water)  
2 hours 

Paddle Diva are providing local support for the ASI training, providing a wealth of local area knowledge.  

Paddle Diva can also provide practical hours work experience.

Read the course information and requirements before enrolling.  
See SUP / Courses page.

Gina Bradley  Biography
Email:  gina@paddlediva.com
Ph:  +1  516-383-2296

ASI Email:  records@academyofsurfing.com

Instructor Training Centre: Paddle Diva

AirBnB website.  Great deals under $100. Make sure you are staying near or around East Hampton, Amagansette, Sag Harbor and you will be close to the center!

Forever Bungalows. 15 mins from Paddle Diva website Call and speak with Ben and let him know it's for the Paddle Diva SUP Training. website

The Cozy Cottages.  Wainscott    website

East Hampton House.   East Hampton    website

Nelsons Family Camp Ground.  East Hampton. Campsites $48 / night. Cabins $129 / night  website

Own transportation is recommended.  

Closest Airport:     
JFK New York (approx 2 hr drive to East Hampton)

East Hampton Airport. (10 min drive)
Budget and Enterprise rentals at the East Hampton Airport

Closest bus station:
East Hampton. 
Take The Hampton Jitney.  Approx $24 one way and a little cheaper round trip.  
Reservations highly recommended.   Timetable information

Closest train station:  
East Hampton.  
Take The Long Island Rail Road. 
The cheapest option. Timetable information

The following equipment and clothing is required to complete the training:

  • SUP board, paddle & coiled leash
  • SUP clothing 
  • Video camera / phone to take video
  • Access to computer 
  • Access to an ASI Accredited SUP School or other approved school to complete practical experience

For the practical session with trainer 
If you are travelling and don’t have your SUP board or SUP gear, you can rent it from

Paddle Diva. 
Ph:  +1 516-383-2296  
Email: gina@paddlediva.com
Please contact the centre in advance to organise.

East Hampton is on Long Island, 105 miles, (2 hrs 15 minute) drive from New York City.

East Hampton and surrounds has an amazing variety of flat water and surf beaches and is surrounded by nature and wildlife areas.   

The local waterways offer different levels of paddling ability and interesting tours to suit your skill level.

It’s very natural, relaxing and a great escape from the city life.