ASI News Blog

Welcome Meelup Beach Hire & Sup School, Dunsborough West Australia
Posted date: 19-November-2018

AUSTRALIA. WA  Welcome to Meelup Beach Hire & SUP School, who have rene... Read more

Welcome SUP Lakeland, Ry, Demark
Posted date: 16-November-2018

DENMARK.   Welcome to SUP Lakeland who have just become an ASI accredi... Read more

ASI Surfing Instructor course held at Sagres, Portugal, Nov 2018
Posted date: 15-November-2018

PORTUGAL. ALGARVE.  ASI Level 1 Surfing Instructor course and Surf Rescue w... Read more

Welcome Jungle Surf SUP School, Forster NSW Australia
Posted date: 15-November-2018

AUSTRALIA. NSW.  Welcome to Jungle Surf SUP School, who have renewed their ... Read more

Surfing Articles

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

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

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: Surf Wave Park Operations Manager, Melbourne Australia
Posted date: 08-November-2018

URBNSURF Melbourne, Australia’s first surf park, is currently under constr... Read more

WANTED: ASI Surfing Coaches, Melbourne Victoria
Posted date: 08-November-2018

URBNSURF Melbourne, Australia’s first surf park, is seeking talented, enth... Read more

WANTED Surfing Instructor for Crescent Head, NSW Australia
Posted date: 02-November-2018

AUSTRALIA, NSW.   Waves Campground are looking for a surfing instructo... Read more

Wanted, L1 Surfing Instructors, Agnes Water Qld, Australia
Posted date: 19-October-2018

AUSTRALIA. QLD.  Level 1 Surfing instructor wanted Reef 2 Beach Surf School... 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

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

ASI SUP Away Holiday to Sligo, Ireland
Posted date: 06-August-2018

Why not experience a SUP holiday in Sligo, Western Ireland? From here you can pa... Read more

ASI SUP Away Holiday to Ljubljana, Slovenia
Posted date: 22-July-2018

SLOVENIA.  Experience a SUP holiday in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Where you can p... Read more

Courses

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

Enrol ASI SUP Instructor courses, Melbourne, Victoria Australia. October 2018
Posted date: 22-October-2018

AUSTRALIA, VICTORIA, MELOBURNE. Enrol now for ASI SUP Instructor courses on 27 -... Read more

Health

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

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

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

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

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

Community

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

Other Events and Conferences

ASI Instructors AIR Sligo a Resounding Success
Posted date: 26-October-2018

IRELAND. The ASI Instructors Retreat (AIR) held at Aughris Bay, Sligo, north wes... 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