ASI News Blog

Welcome to Stand Up Paddle Boarding HQ, Melbourne, Australia
Posted date: 20-July-2018

AUSTRALIA, MELBOURNE.    Welcome to Stand Up Paddle Boarding HQ, a new... Read more

Enrol ASI SUP Instructor Courses, Finland. August 2018
Posted date: 19-July-2018

EUROPE. FINLAND. KALAJOKI. Learn to teach SUP and experience all the beauty of t... Read more

New Surfing Instructors Train at Coffs Harbour, NSW Australia June 2018
Posted date: 17-July-2018

AUSTRALIA. NSW. COFFS HARBOUR.  New instructors completed their Level 1 Sur... Read more

Sun & Surf was up for ASI Level 1 Surfing Instructor Course, Wales June 2018
Posted date: 12-July-2018

UK. WALES. NEWGALE. The student instructors experienced unusually hot weather in... Read more

Surfing Articles

Surfing Manoeuvre: The Floater
Posted date: 07-June-2018

A floater is an advanced level manoeuvre.   It is when you turn up on ... Read more

Surfing for the Ages
Posted date: 15-December-2017

Surfing is accessible for all ages, from the very young to the more mature. H... Read more

Surfing: How to Perform a Roundhouse Cutback
Posted date: 08-September-2017

A roundhouse cut-back is a cut-back that continues right around through an arc o... Read more

Watch out for Surf rage
Posted date: 19-August-2017

As surfing becomes more and more popular, especially as the temperatures rise,... Read more

Stand Up Paddle Articles

SUP Polo – a Team Sport, Great Workout and Oodles of Fun!
Posted date: 05-July-2018

At ASI we are always amazed at how versatile SUP can be. From SUP touring to SUP... Read more

SUP Fitness Fun On The Water
Posted date: 03-May-2018

SUP Fitness is a new way to get fit with a stand up paddleboard. But what is it?... Read more

What are the 5 Phases of the SUP Paddle Stroke?
Posted date: 14-April-2018

SUP Paddling technique can be broken down into 5 phases.  But what are thes... Read more

SUP Surfing Etiquette
Posted date: 17-January-2018

ASI Master Trainer Paul Byrne from Irish SUP has been getting some good winter s... Read more

Bodyboarding Articles

5 Reasons to Learn to Bodyboard with ASI
Posted date: 23-August-2018

Bodyboarding is an extremely accessible sport to learn. So long as you can swi... Read more


WANTED: Surfing Instructor/s Rainbow Beach QLD Australia
Posted date: 18-July-2018

Rainbow Beach Learn to Surf school is seeking ASI accredited instructor/s from S... Read more

WANTED Surfing Instructors, Agnes Waters Qld Australia
Posted date: 16-May-2018

AUSTRALIA.  QUEENSLAND.  Reef 2 Beach Surf School, located at Agnes Wa... Read more

WANTED Surfing Instructors for Costa Rica
Posted date: 28-April-2018

COSTA RICA.   We have a large surf camp in Costa Rica and would like t... Read more

Surfing Instructor Wanted, Perth West Australia
Posted date: 12-April-2018

AUSTRALIA, PERTH,.  ASI Accredited surf school, Start Surf, would love to h... Read more

ASI People

Spotlight on Sarah Thornely - ASI SUP Instructor, London UK
Posted date: 19-July-2018

UK, ENGLAND. Sarah Thornely is an ASI SUP Instructor based at Blue Chip SUP Scho... Read more

Introducing Dave Pegg, My Path to ASI Surfing Coaching. UK
Posted date: 24-June-2018

South coast Devon, U.K. Bigbury Bay. Overcast …..and it's early. May... Read more

Congratulations to ASI Instructor Phil Dunn, 5km SUP Challenge Rutland UK June 2018
Posted date: 16-June-2018

UK ENGLAND.   Congratulations to ASI Instructor Phil Dunn, who compete... Read more

Congratulations to ASI Instructor, Martin Rendle. Norfolk Boards Ultra SUP Race UK June 2018.
Posted date: 16-June-2018

ENGLAND UK.  ASI Instructor and SUP School Owner, Martin Rendle, came in 3r... Read more

Travel Destinations

Register for the SUP Fitness Retreat in Tonga – June 2018
Posted date: 29-April-2018

TONGA.  Join ASI SUP Fitness Instructor, Eva Petrikova at this tropical par... Read more

SUP Holiday in Pembrokeshire Wales UK
Posted date: 27-December-2017

Why not learn to Stand Up Paddle or develop your SUP skills while holidaying in ... Read more

Visit Paradise at a SUP Yoga Retreat in the Cook Islands
Posted date: 07-June-2017

If you’re looking for a breathtaking tropical holiday that combines Suppin... Read more

Surfing Surfari, in National Parks, Australia
Posted date: 10-May-2017

Waves Surf School offers surfing tours and adventures, from Sydney to the Seal R... Read more

Health Articles

Paddleboarders stand up to raise awareness about suicide around New Norfolk, Tasmania Australia
Posted date: 25-April-2018

Awareness about Suicide fundraiser using SUP activities was organised by ASI SUP... Read more

How Surfing Mental Therapy is providing Amazing Results
Posted date: 21-April-2018

AUSTRALIA. SYDNEY.  Waves of Wellness (WOW) Foundation, an Australian based... Read more

Why Zinc is One of the Best Natural Sunscreens
Posted date: 07-April-2017

It’s always difficult to find really great sunscreen that isn’t harm... Read more

One Wave is All it Takes. Support Mental Health. 24th March 2017
Posted date: 18-March-2017

Too many people are facing invisible issues like depression, anxiety and bipol... Read more


Does the moon and tides affect volcanic/earthquake acivity?
Posted date: 28-January-2018

The recent increased earthquake and volcanic activity could be related to the mo... Read more

Whales & Dolphins Stand Up Paddle & Surfing Safety Tips
Posted date: 10-November-2017

Sharing the ocean with whales and dolphins is one of the many joys of surfing an... Read more

10 Ways to Care for Our Coastal Environment
Posted date: 12-June-2017

Our coastal environment supports a huge variety of animals and plants so by help... Read more


Wollongong Council, Australia Issues New Surf School Permits
Posted date: 18-December-2017

Surf School permits in Wollongong, NSW Australia recently went to tender with pe... Read more

Philippines Tourism Promotes ‘Surfing’ As Major Tourism Product
Posted date: 09-August-2016

Philippines Tourism is partnering with ASI to implement “Surfing” as... Read more

Surfers Say Ballina's Shark Barrier is Safety Risk
Posted date: 18-March-2016

AUSTRALIA, NSW. Work on a 650-metre-long shark barrier at Ballina’s Lighth... Read more

Philippines Surfing Standards
Posted date: 23-January-2016

The Philippines Department of Tourism continues to support the certification of ... Read more


After math of Caribbean Hurricane for ASI Schools and Instructors
Posted date: 27-February-2018

The devastation of the recent hurricanes that swept through Puerto Rico and Baha... Read more

Bring back bottle deposits to stop plastic pollution in our oceans
Posted date: 07-November-2017

In the UK we use a staggering 38.5 million single-use plastic bottles and a furt... Read more

UK Charity Surfers Against Sewage
Posted date: 10-October-2017

UK charity Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) is looking for your vote to win funding ... Read more

Urgent Assistance Needed in FIJI!!
Posted date: 25-February-2016

Wanted: Rescue Team, Medical and Tradesmen!! Any Interested persons who want ... Read more


The Annual Pines Surfing Competition Crowns Junior Surfers
Posted date: 27-May-2018

AUSTRALIA, NSW.  ASI Accredited Surf School, Pines Surfing Academy, held th... Read more

The Scotts Head Paddle Games. 15-17 June 2018, NSW Australia
Posted date: 19-May-2018

AUSTRALIA NSW.   The Scotts Head Paddle Games is in its 7th year and i... Read more

Irish SUP Surf Classic 2018
Posted date: 25-March-2018

IRELAND.  This is Ireland's annual SUP Surf Competition run for the SUP... Read more

Paddle League a Boost for SUP
Posted date: 20-March-2018

The new Paddle League is now formed.  It provides a world tour for SUP comp... Read more

Product Reviews

BIC Boards – Surf and SUP
Posted date: 12-July-2018

Peter Durham Category Manager of BIC SUP How do BIC Sport manage to keep the... Read more

A Versatile Deck Bag for your SUP Adventures
Posted date: 24-June-2018

Red have designed a Deck Bag to place on your SUP Board.   It’s ... Read more

Waterproof protection for your valuables while out Paddling
Posted date: 18-May-2018

While out on the water, be it on board a SUP or surfboard, what do you do with t... Read more

Why Use Rail Tape on SUP boards?
Posted date: 25-June-2017

New products in the SUP world tend to get shared and trialled and banded about. ... Read more