This paddler training is for people who want to specialize themselves in SUP by taking a recognized training while broadening their knowledge and skills with level 1 river SUP techniques. You will learn river safety skills: Falling in the water in a safe manner, how to remount the board, using the leash, river signals and hazards, and the throw bag rescue. You will learn paddling notions: different river paddling techniques, foot positions, edging and Eddy turn, front ferry, and surfing. We will also look over notions regarding clothing, safety equipment, and river reading. All of these skills will be taught during an excursion on the Saint Lawrence River. Provides the theory and skills for paddling Class I rivers.