PaddleFit and EXOS Announce Five Day SUP Performance Seminar

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PaddleFit and EXOS Announce Five Day SUP Performance Seminar September 28 to October 2 event in Carlsbad combines cutting edge land-based training from Mark Verstegen’s elite performance organization with on-water expertise from legendary waterman Dave Kalama and PaddleFit founder Brody Welte.

Over the past 10 years, standup paddleboarding (SUP) has become one of the fastest growing sports in the world, with millions of people taking to the water for the first time and experienced watermen and women pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. To help SUP athletes and coaches reach the next level, PaddleFit, the world’s only comprehensive SUP and outdoor fitness coaching system, and EXOS, the leader in proactive health and performance, are teaming up to offer a five day performance SUP seminar. It will be held at EXOS’ training facility in Carlsbad, Calif. from September 28 to October 2, 2015.

“We’re proud to partner with PaddleFit in combining the best stand-up paddleboarding performance program with EXOS’ land-based training expertise,” said EXOS founder Mark Verstegen. “This seminar will be the ultimate experience for watermen and women.” During five full days of expert instruction, attendees will learn how to get the most from their minds and bodies on the water from world class coaches such as big wave surfing and SUP pioneer Dave Kalama, PaddleFit founder and Team USA SUP race coach Brody Welte, and renowned performance coach John Denny. They will also have access to the latest in cuttingedge, land-based training from the EXOS team.

Over the last 15 years, EXOS has trained many of the top champions in sports, including eight number one NFL draft picks, the 2014 World Cup champion German men’s national soccer team, Olympic medalists, and countless champions in baseball, tennis, golf, basketball, and hockey. In addition to preparing elite athletes for the highest level of competition, EXOS also works with the U.S. military, firefighters, police officers, high school and collegiate athletes, and businesses worldwide.

The PaddleFit/EXOS performance SUP seminar schedule will include: On Land:

• Pillar Prep

• Movement Prep

• Regeneration/Recovery

• Power Development

• Upper/Lower Body Strength

• Rotational Strength

• Nutritional Foundations

On Water:

• Energy Systems Development for SUP

• SUP Technique

• SUP Race Training Principles

• SUP Coaching Principles

• And more!

“Anyone that is involved with professional sports knows that EXOS is at the top when it comes to training elite athletes,” Welte said. “We feel honored that they’re partnering with us to bring their experience and knowledge to the sport of SUP through PaddleFit.” People wishing to register for the PaddleFit/EXOS Performance SUP seminar can do so online, e-mail or call 760-848-7874. Those who are interested in becoming certified PaddleFit coaches and/or starting an affiliate can sign up on the PaddleFit website.

About PaddleFit

PaddleFit is headquartered in San Diego, CA and offers professional educational opportunities throughout the globe for coaches and business owners who want to learn the PaddleFit method with its multilayer educational program. PaddleFit has over 1,100 coaches in 20+ countries. For more information on PaddleFit, visit About EXOS

EXOS is pioneering human performance. Founded in 1999 to maximize the potential of athletes, EXOS (formerly named Athletes’ Performance) has grown to become a leader in proactive health and performance, trusted by elite athletes, the military, and innovative companies worldwide.

EXOS designs and delivers health and performance game plans that guide people to achieve higher levels of success. With world-class partners, facilities, technologies, and specialists spanning six continents, EXOS is progressing the intelligence behind human performance wherever necessary. To learn more, visit

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