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It's not as much fun if you don't get wet.

Had a great time on a 1-1 paddleboard lesson with Tim. This is only the second time I have been on... read more

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
lisawayne2210
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Winchester, United Kingdom
Just what I needed!

I was a bit worried about paddleboarding because I'm a tall-ish guy with bad balance. After a few... read more

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Reviewed 13 March 2018
Spencer B
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Marina del Rey, California
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Enjoy a Paddle Method Stand Up Paddleboard Sea Lion or take a signature Paddle Method performance paddle lesson -- fun and adventure for all ages and abilities! Get on the water with friends and family or join other SUP enthusiasts while you see the world from a SUP point of view. Paddle Method's unique approach to Stand Up Paddleboarding, (SUP) instruction, includes a SUP tour of Sea Lion colonies. Tim Sanford - one of LA's top Stand UP Paddleboard instructors - will provide you with essential skills and water knowledge and escort you to all the best paddle spots in LA. Paddle Method SUP Tours can be your source of a lifetime of fun, fitness and adventure!
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great time on a 1-1 paddleboard lesson with Tim. This is only the second time I have been on a paddleboard, but with Tim's coaching, encouragement and patience, my 2 hour lesson flew by. Fair to say we did not go at a...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

I was a bit worried about paddleboarding because I'm a tall-ish guy with bad balance. After a few hours with Tim I already feel comfortable taking my new paddle board out on my own! It was a one-on-one session so we were able to go...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

Although we were a little late attending our lesson our instructor still managed to teach us every bit of basic knowledge and safety tips for paddleboarding with the shorter time we had left. He was awesome and very helpful! It was an overall fun experience...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

Found this company on Trip Advisor while planning a trip to LA. The day of the lesson, we got caught morning rush hour traffic and were running about 45 min late. We called Tim and he was super understanding and flexible. When we finally arrived,...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2017

Great instruction by Tim. I had paddled before and wanted to fit in a paddle during a work tip. Tim quickly reminded me of the basics and also tactics for this type of water. A pleasant paddle through the marina seeing lots of boats and...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Great Coach and site seeing, what a great day. Tim took his time and made it a lot of Fun.. Easy instruction, great feedback, best teacher, up from the beginning.

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Went on a whim, brilliant, Tim is great and very patient instructor, which is a blessing when you are nervous about being the one who falls over all the time... saw lots of sea lions, and huge boats... lots of people out on a glorious...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2017

It was my first Paddle experience. Tim is a great teacher. He has the patience of a saint. Time went so quick and I enjoyed every minute. Such good fun.

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

My GF and I live close by and have been looking to try SUPs for a while. The guys at Paddle Method made everything so easy and fun! Spencer was a great teacher / guide and Tim was super communicative about what would be good...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

If you're looking to learn how to paddle or learn paddling techniques that will help you maneuver your paddle board on water safely and effectively, with strength and speed, I highly recommend taking lessons with Paddle Method. The instructors are very patience, knowledgeable, and hands...More

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