ASI News Blog

Welcome Pro Paddle Bowen SUP School, Bowen Qld Australia
Posted date: 21-January-2019

AUSTRALIA. QLD.  Welcome to Pro Paddle Bowen Stand Up Paddle Board School w... Read more

Welcome Stand Up Paddle Perth, West Australia
Posted date: 19-January-2019

AUSTRALIA. PERTH.  Welcome to Stand Up Paddle Perth School who have renewed... Read more

Welcome Blackdog Surf School, NSW Australia
Posted date: 17-January-2019

AUSTRALIA. NSW.  Welcome to Blackdog Surf school, who have renewed their AS... Read more

Welcome to SUP In Paradise SUP School, Gold Coast QLD, Australia
Posted date: 15-January-2019

AUSTRALIA. QLD. Welcome to SUP In Paradise Stand Up Paddle Board School who have... Read more

Surfing Articles

The Dropping in Rule – Keeping Surfers Safe
Posted date: 18-January-2019

They one major rule in surfing is abiding by the Dropping In rule.  If you ... Read more

Surfing Technique: How to Perform a Bottom Turn
Posted date: 19-September-2018

The bottom turn is performed at the trough or “bottom” of the wave.&... Read more

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

Stand Up Paddle Articles

SUP - Paddle Correctly and Safely with ASI Methodology
Posted date: 13-September-2019

Identify how to stand up paddle correctly and safely with ASI methodology and th... Read more

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

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

Jobs / Businesses for Sale

Wanted: SUP Instructors, for Pacific Palms 3 hrs north of Sydney, Australia
Posted date: 20-December-2018

Wanted.  ASI SUP Instructors to work at Pacific Palms, a small town located... Read more

Wanted: SUP Instructors - Join the SoulKite SUP team in Perth, West Australia
Posted date: 16-December-2018

SoulKite is a SUP and Kitesurfing school in Perth metro established in 2011. We ... Read more

Wanted: Recruiting Health Clinician Surfing Instructors, Australia
Posted date: 06-December-2018

AUSTRALIA. Waves of Wellness (WOW) is recruiting Health Clinicians who are exper... Read more

Wanted Surfing Coaches – Crescent Head, Australia
Posted date: 26-November-2018

AUSTRALIA, NSW Waves Campground are seeking surfing coaches on cultural exchange... Read more

ASI People

Profile on ASI Master Surfing Coach Jeremy ‘Jez’ Browning
Posted date: 16-November-2018

EUROPE:  Jez Browning is an ASI Level 4 Master Surfing coach.  He had ... Read more

A New Life Around SUP
Posted date: 13-November-2018

LUXEMBURG-GREECE.  Frederic Belle, from Luxemburg is organising his life ar... Read more

ASI SUP School, wins Best Rural Tourism Business in the UK
Posted date: 26-October-2018

UK. Congratulations to Norfolk Outdoor Adventures who have won Best Rural Touris... Read more

ASI SUP Instructor Sarah Smith recounts her UK SUP Endurance Experience
Posted date: 01-October-2018

UK. ASI SUP Instructor, Sarah Smith, tells us about her experience in parti... Read more

Travel Destinations

Yonder - Surf Holiday Just For Girls In North East England UK
Posted date: 13-January-2019

UK.  TYNEMOUTH. In the north east of England you will find some beautiful c... Read more

Surf Away Holiday to Gwithian Cornwall England UK
Posted date: 21-November-2018

UK, ENGLAND, CORNWALL, GWITHIAN.    Have a surf away holiday, wit... Read more

SUP Away Holiday in Costa Rica
Posted date: 09-November-2018

Playa Negra SUP Wave Riders, is an ASI Accredited SUP School, located at Playa N... Read more

SUP Away Holiday Croatia - SUP and Sail Adventures Around Croatia
Posted date: 08-September-2018

CROATIA. SUP and Sail adventures around Croatia with ASI accredited SUP School, ... Read more

Courses

Enrol ASI SUP Yoga Teacher course, Byron Bay Australia. Feb 2019
Posted date: 22-December-2018

AUSTRALIA. NSW BYRON BAY. Enrol for ASI SUP Yoga Teacher course on 7-9 February ... Read more

Enrol Fast-Track ASI SUP Instructor courses, Townsville, Australia December 2018
Posted date: 12-November-2018

AUSTRALIA, TOWNSVILLE. Enrol now for the Fast Track ASI SUP Instructor courses o... Read more

ENROL in ASI SUP Instructor Courses in Paradise, Coron Philippines Feb 2019
Posted date: 07-November-2018

PHILIPPINES, CORON. Image gaining your SUP Instructor qualifications on the beau... Read more

Enrol ASI SUP Yoga Teacher Course, Gold Coast, Australia November 2018
Posted date: 30-October-2018

AUSTRALIA. GOLD COAST.   Enrol now in the ASI SUP Yoga Teacher course ... Read more

Health

Tide's out, school's in: the many benefits of beach teaching
Posted date: 10-January-2019

UK, ENGLAND. Getting kids to the beach is making an amazing difference to their ... Read more

Hawaii Bans Sunscreen. Is Sunscreen Also Toxic To Humans ?
Posted date: 26-July-2018

Hawaii has passed a bill banning sunscreens containing oxybenzone and octinoxate... Read more

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

Environment

Shocking Red Tide of Algae hits ASI Schools on Florida’s Gulf Coast. USA
Posted date: 26-September-2018

USA.  Florida has been hit by an unusually persistent toxic red tide of alg... 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

Regulation

Silicon Valley Billionaire's Effort to Keep Surfers Off Beach Is a Total Wipeout
Posted date: 18-January-2019

USA:  Sun Microsystems co-founder Vinod Khosla, property sits on Martins Be... Read more

Message from Secretary of Tourism Philippines to ASIP
Posted date: 14-August-2018

PHILIPPINES. Our hardworking Secretary of Tourism Berna Romulo Puyat took time t... 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

Community

Join the Santa Paddle Fundraising for Queenscourt Hospice, England UK. Dec 2018
Posted date: 12-December-2018

UK, ENGLAND SOUTHPORT. Join the Santa Paddle with SUP North and ASI accredited S... Read more

Enrol for the Santa Paddle Fundraising, Sussex Inlet NSW Australia on Dec 2018
Posted date: 03-December-2018

AUSTRALIA NSW. On Saturday 8 December 2018, Sussex Inlet Stand Up Paddle, an ASI... Read more

Paddle to Raise Funds for Brain Tumour Research, England UK Nov 2018
Posted date: 29-November-2018

ENGLAND UK.   An epic 52 km paddle from St Ives to Mother Ivy’s ... Read more

Stand Up for Prostrate Cancer, Fundraiser Adelaide Australia 2 Dec 2018
Posted date: 28-November-2018

AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE. Stand Up Paddle SA, an ASI Accredited SUP school, is helpin... Read more

Other Events and Conferences

Irish Adventure Film Festival and Tour. March 2019
Posted date: 10-January-2019

IRELAND. THE 2019 IRISH ADVENTURE FILM FESTIVAL takes place from Saturday March ... Read more

Enrol for Girls Surf Day, Wollongong Australia December 2018
Posted date: 19-October-2018

AUSTRALIA.   The annual Girls Surf Day is being held at Wollongong Aus... Read more

INVITATION - to AIR (ASI Instructor Retreat) 20-21 Oct, 2018 Aughris Head Co. Sligo, Ireland
Posted date: 21-September-2018

Networking and professional development for ASI Instructors    I... Read more

Competition Events

THE MERIMBULA CLASSIC, Merimbula Australia, November 2018
Posted date: 19-October-2018

AUSTRALIA.  Merimbula. The 38th Merimbula Classic, will be held on 22 - 25 ... Read more

The Scotts Head Paddle Games June 2018, NSW Australia
Posted date: 08-August-2018

The Scotts Head Paddle Games is one of the most popular events on the SUP calend... 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

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