SUP Skills Clinic

with Emily King

Sunday 21 May | 9.30-12.30

Camden | £50

Level: Open

Clinic Highlights

Train with multi-disciplinary National Elite SUP Racing Champion and Professional Coach Emily King

Gain efficiency and learn how to achieve your paddling goals, whilst staying injury free

Take your paddling to the next level with the tools and knowledge from this half-day intensive



The one day course is open for all levels of paddler who wish to up-skill their knowledge and paddling skills.  You will learn how to manage the different stages of your paddle stoke, the tactical paddle strokes and how to improve your efficiency to paddle in different environments. Emily will work with you on all aspects of techniques and fitness, these sessions will put you in control both mentally and physically.

Skills Masterclass 9.30am – 12.30 pm
Maximum 14 paddlers
Board hire available or BYOB



Fundamental Technique & Training Clinic (3 Hours)

Staying injury free, getting a more efficient stroke, being able to achieve your paddling goals and learning to have a great technique will change your experience of paddling forever, giving you the confidence and the ability to reach your potential. Emily will spend time working together with you to build your stroke technique using drills, biomechanics and dynamic training.

The SUP calendar is getting bigger and more exciting every year with more and more events to suit all levels of paddlers. Wether your goal is to put yourself to the test or enjoy your local environment and enjoy this vibrant and inspiring scene, then this is the clinic for you!  With 10 years of coaching training and winning at elite level, Emily truly knows how to help you become the best you can be.

By the end of the clinic you will have the tools and the knowledge to take your paddling to the next level.



Course Content

  • Welcome to the clinic
  • Kit review
  • Warm up and cool downs
  • Core techniques for paddlers
  • Open water paddling skills
  • Paddle handling and strokes
  • Board handling
  • Body positioning and its application
  • Paddling efficiency
  • Fun drills and fun games


About Emily

Emily King is a multi-disciplinary National Elite SUP Racing Champion and Professional Coach with a passion for adventure paddling, white water and surfing. She has been coaching Clubs around the UK for the past 9 years, improving paddlers’ technique and performance from beginner to podium. She is excited to offer this development opportunity to the wonderful paddlers at Paddleboarding London.

With a successful background and profile within the world of SUP, Emily has an impressive portfolio including being Director of SUP at SupBikeRun, a Water Skills Academy coach and trainer, Patron of Aquapaddle UK and GBSUP National 12’6 Technical Race Series Champion. As well as participating in Ultra triathlons and running events, Emily is a British Athletics Running Leader and runs her own SUP and running school in the beautiful Gower, South Wales.



Do I need to bring my own board?

Board hire is available and we have a selection of 11′, 12′ and hard boards on a first come, first pick basis. 

I'm not interested in racing, is this clinic still for me?

Absolutely.  This is a very personalised clinic where you can set your own goals and gain an understanding of an achievable pace to get there.  

I'm not a member of your club, can I still attend?

Yes, this masterclass is open to everyone, though club members do get first option for booking and have the option for a payment plan.  Find out more about joining SUP & Social here. 

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