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L1 SUP instructor course

I did the L1 instructor course with Paul from Irish SUP over the weekend. The course was really... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Cat M
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L1&L2 SUP Instructor Course

Spent last 2 weekends with Paul going through L1 & L2 SUP Instructor course. We got so much more... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2017
Andrew J
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STAND UP PADDLE BOARDING (SUP) is a traditional Hawaiian sport which promotes balance, strength and general fitness. It is excellent for surfers and non-surfers alike, as it provides an isometric workout that strengthens your core muscle groups, while giving you a FUN and EXCITING way to view the natural surroundings. Whether its group lessons, private lesson, events, camps, or parties, you are in for top quality instruction and an awesome adventure from IRISHSUP, Ireland’s first and premier stand up paddle (SUP) boarding school. Learn in a safe and controlled environment with experienced and qualified ASI stand up paddle instructors, quality equipment and convenient locations.
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Sandycove, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

I did the L1 instructor course with Paul from Irish SUP over the weekend. The course was really good.Paul has excellent knowledge of SUP,water rescue and instructing. I would definitely recommend Irish SUP if you're thinking of getting out on the water ,you'll have a...More

1  Thank Cat M
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

Spent last 2 weekends with Paul going through L1 & L2 SUP Instructor course. We got so much more than we ever expected - Paul has a lot of experience and in depth knowledge about the sport and industry, and is an amazing lecturer!

1  Thank Andrew J
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

The SUPari trip to Portugal was good value for money. From first contact Paul made the booking process simple and straight forward with plenty of information about what was included in the package. Throughout the build-up to the trip Paul kept us up to date...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I spent the past two weekends doing the ASI level 1 and 2 SUP instructor courses and SUP Water Rescue. Paul is a fantastic teacher and has great knowledge of the sport. I really enjoyed the courses, they where very informative and I learnt a...More

1  Thank Adam B
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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Paul Byrne took a bunch of us (10 fabulous women & 3 great guys!!) on a memorable SUP trip to Slovenia in July 2016. We had six days of amazing SUP experiences all helped by our wonderful hosts in Ljubljana. We really got a feel...More

Thank Joseph H
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Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Paul is an excellent teacher with great patience and technical knowledge of the sport. He has a no nonsense, positive and inspiring approach to his business and training courses.

Thank LeahJan
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

I had the option of taking my SUP Level 1 and 2 Instructor courses in various locations, and ultimately settled on Dublin with IrishSUP. I am thrilled it turned out that way as I cannot imagine a better teacher than Paul Byrne. It's always pleasure...More

Thank Katrina S
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Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Once again . Great level 2 course by Paul. Interesting. Challenging .enjoyable .informative but most of good fun :) ..that's the priority. :) great location. .great lunch ;) . Great people to sup with ....a big thank you to all from Francie .....hope to meet...More

Thank Francie M
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Reviewed 3 May 2016

I did my ASI instructors courses with Paul and thoroughly enjoyed it! He provides a fun environment with a knowledgeable and patient(!) instructor. I'd happily recommend Irish SUP for anyone looking for a lesson in the Dublin area either beginners or more advanced skills. Thanks...More

Thank Katie L
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

Paul is firstly an absolute Gent and a great instructor. Secondly, his knowledge and passion for Stand Up Paddle Boarding is top class. Cant wait to do other courses with Paul

Thank JJ G
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