Tribal Wave tuition is a unique place for you and your friends to learn to get the best from your Stand Up Paddle Board experience in a fun and safe environment at a pace that suits you. We have various locations to teach from.
Our main site is at Carats Cafe in Southwick. From here we coach on open ocean, we also have access to a tranquil lake and can arrange river adventures for the intermediate.
From our experience there is nothing quite like the Joy of Stand Up Paddling. You can't help but have a big grin on your face and you know what? This sport is contagious and also highly addictive.
Come and meet the team to find out how this incredible sport is serving us up countless happy moments and how it can do the same for you. Our team has SUP literally embedded into it's core:
Supportive, Unique & Passionate
Jock Paterson - Business Director / Head Coach
My name is Jock Paterson and I have been spending my time in the water for the past 45 years in some way shape or form, starting as a shortboarder, progressing to longboarding and within the last 10 years enjoying the stoke of SUP. I got hooked to this very addictive sport and I have loved it's endless benefits ever since. I was actually suffering with a slightly bad back from hyper-extending which you can do when surfing and found that Stand Up Paddling would be better for me. What I also found was how challenging it was to learn to surf one in the same way I had been on a regular surf board, I enjoyed being a beginner again. Although I can remember only too well my frustrations at times, my boy remembers also, he would follow me out from Brighton beach in the kayak laughing at me punching the water every time I came off. Creating memories from the beginning. I could really see where this sport could go and am so stoked to have stuck with it and have such an amazing and versatile vessel for my water time. I have held national titles in all my sports and am passionate about sharing my knowledge with you guys who are keen to enjoy the buzz this sport can bring. Look forward to seeing you out on the water. Aloha - JP
“And I have loved thee, Ocean! And my joy of youthful sports was on thy breast to be borne, like thy bubbles, onward; from a boy I wantoned with thy breakers. They to me were a delight; and if the freshening sea made them a terror, ‘twas a pleasing fear.” – Lord Byron