Paddle Fused Fitness Certification Course

Date:  -
Location:  Bluffton Oyster Factory Park

Bluffton Oyster Factory Park 75 Wharf Street, Bluffton, SC 29910

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Become a Paddle Fused Fitness Certified Coach

Are you a: 

  • personal trainer, fitness instructor or fitness and wellness professional?

  • paddle board instructor or SUP coach?

  • paddle board or water-sport business?

  • paddle athlete, racer, or SUPsurfer?

  • paddle boarding enthusiast?

Then you definitely want to check out the upcoming Paddle Fused Fitness Certification!




CEC-Approved Certification Course

What to Expect:

In this 2-day “Paddle Fused Fitness” course, we will teach you everything you need to know about Paddle Fused Fitness, an exclusive SUP (standup paddle board) fitness class program. The course will cover SUP technique, land drills and warmups, level 1 exercises, coaching skills, and program design. By the end of the course new coaches will be able to put together and teach a PFF class, and create a PFF program.

Who this course is open to:

  • Fitness professionals - personal trainers, group fitness instructors, yoga and pilates instructors

  • SUP coaches

  • Paddle board instructors and businesses

  • SUP and paddle athletes

Course Highlights:

  • SUP equipment

  • Foundational SUP technique and paddle skills

  • Water safety, laws and rules, weather and water awareness

  • How to teach Paddle Fused Fitness class, PFF exercises and movements, structuring a workout

  • The Art of Coaching, instructing and cuing students

  • The Business of SUP - getting started, designing a PFF program

What you will NOT get:

This course does NOT include the liability insurance, more advanced SUP education or provide you with a formal SUP certification.   Liability insurance, a business license (with jurisdiction in you designated area of operation) and safety plan are required to operate a SUP business or fitness class.  SUP certifications are recommended. 

You will be provided resources to contact to acquire these areas not covered​


Why Personal Trainers should register for the Paddle Fused Fitness Certification
  • A fitness program you can add to your list of services and programs

  • Add another revenue stream to reach more customers and clients

  • Ability to train and help paddlers and SUP athletes on the water

  • Start your own class program near you

  • Team up with a local paddle board or water sport company that has boards and equipment

  • Indoor pool options

  • Ability to run classes on open water (river, lakes, ponds, waterways) or pools (indoor or outdoor)

  • Earn CECs for NASM and AFAA recertification

  • you can apply for our CEC-approved course to meet CEC-credits if you are an ACE, ACSM, NESTA, IFTA, ISSA Certified personal trainer

This course is a CEC-approved course for certified personal trainers including NASM and AFAA. Personal trainers and fit pros seeking CECs for other CPT organizations may petition this course to for credits as well. If you are certified through multiple organizations, you are eligible for ALL of these CEUs. 

NOTE: Note: you do not need to be a certified personal trainer or fitness professional to take this course and become a coach, but if you are this course qualifies for CECs. 

Admission Details



We will meet and run course at Bluffton Oyster Factory park dock and the May River