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Paddle Core Fitness

Honolulu, HI, USA
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About Paddle Core Fitness
Since 2007, Paddle Core Fitness is the only core and strength paddleboard workout in the Pacific. Based out of Ala Moana Beach Park in Honolulu, these flat-water training grounds has proven to be one of the most consistent places to get on the water and build a solid core, through fitness by paddling. Started on a concept by Reid Inouye, publisher of Standup Paddle Magazine and Samata—a paddleboard magazine for women, the Paddle Core Fitness program has gotten over 10,000 residents and travelers to understand the concept of a 'fun via fitness' on water. PCF also have an indoor paddle workout program utilizing low-impact ergo machines by the makers of Kayak Pro, the official indoor trainers for the UK Olympic Kayak team. All of our instructors are Red Cross and Lifesaving Certified and have logged in over 1000 miles of water time via open-ocean training and racing and through instructing people to paddle. **LESSONS ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY - Rates start at $100.00 depending on how many. **Check website for Workout RATES
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alohatravelersfive wrote a review Jun 2015
Honolulu, Hawaii68 contributions26 helpful votes
If you want to try stand up paddle, this is the company to call. I'm a "local" and have been a devoted SUP fan since first learning from father & son team, Reid and Matt Inouye of PCF over 6 years ago. Matt is now the owner and lead instructor who conducts introductory beginner class and also holds regular workout classes on SUP, 7 times a week. PCF is the only licensed SUP operator at Ala Moana Beach park. While it seems easy to get started on SUP, proper technique, safety, knowledge of paddle and board types are key. With Matt and his team, you get expert instruction, lots of encouragement. The fitness class is the best and varies every time. You never get bored. There's "boot" camp, sprint/endurance, ocean/surf paddling and more. All levels are accommodated. If you plan to SUP on vacation or want to try a new fitness program, PCF is it.
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Date of experience: June 2015
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Cooldriver wrote a review Jun 2015
Colorado Springs, Colorado71 contributions24 helpful votes
My husband and I wanted to try stand-up paddle (SUP) on our vacation on Oahu. A friend recommended we go down to Ala Moana beach and check out someone there who rented paddleboards. The lifeguard knew Matt Inouye with Paddle Core Fitness Hawaii was in the beach parking lot and was able to connect us with him. What a great guy! We had decided to try SUP on our own after watching some teaching videos and Matt was willing to rent us some boards for an hour following a class of his. He gave us some tips and encouragement and we headed out onto the water on our own and had a blast. If we'd had more time and little more in the budget, we definitely would have taken a class with Matt! He was knowledgeable, friendly, helpful, and encouraging and we can't recommend him highly enough.
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Date of experience: April 2015
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Herberger wrote a review Feb 2013
Duncan, Oklahoma58 contributions27 helpful votes
Matt had my wife and I paddle boarding in 15 minutes and we are 60 years old. Matt taught us the basics, gave us confidence almost immediately. Matt took us through a series of short actions that built to a mile paddle board trek with Matt at our side all the way. Matt is the best at what he does regardless of your age. This is the only place to go, if you want to learn quickly and properly. Thanks Matt.
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Date of experience: February 2013
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