Play water + balance game + skateboard, all of these are fascinated things to children. Particularly wonderful place is that through the correct development of training, SUP can become a healthy and lifelong hobby for a child.
Why Children like to play paddle? Play water + balance game + skateboard, all of these are fascinated things to children. Particularly wonderful place is that through the correct development of training, SUP can become a healthy and lifelong hobby for a child.
1. Get over the fear of water
Learning swimming first can help kids quickly get rid of fear of falling into the water. It is also important to teach the children how to get on the board again after falling into the water. In other words, eliminate the frustration of falling can arouse the children's interest of SUP.
2. Teach children to paddle correctly
Make sure that every child's stroke is done by grasping the handle and keeping the blade straight and backwards. Starting to grasp the distance should be far enough to produce enough leverage, but can not be too far. It is best for children with children's oar, the length can be adjusted the best, so that equipment can adapt to the growth of children.
3. Set up a proper goal
"Let see who can reach the buoy there faster" or "try to not fall into the water and spot turn." Some challenge will not dampen anybody, and even drive the kids into the sport deeply.
Encourage children’s every successful small step in the process of paddling "Yes, good job!", "turn really beautiful!" The tip to keep them paddling is keep them laughing. Someday, they will paddle better than you - that day may come even faster than you think!
5. Choose the right equipment.
It’s so terrible to let the child paddled a huge board with a long paddle. Obviously it will destroy the child's self-confidence. So the best way is try to equip children with child SUP, child oar.