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Brad Holmes Surf Coaching

Multiple Locations

Since 1992, Brad has specialised in Personalised, Small Group or Family Coaching.

You will get the trill, awareness and fun for Surfing, Stand Up Paddling (SUP), and SUP Tai Chi!

All sessions are tailored to your personal needs and wants.

Brad often mentions 'the little big, things - that make a big difference' - so you feel a complete understanding, of how to work with your board, and work with the water. Come Stand Up Paddling (SUP) at Budds Beach, Surfers Paradise! Beginners to advanced. All the sessions are tailored to your personal needs and wants.

Come and try SUP Tai Chi! SUP Tai Chi is the blending of light, gentle Tai Chi and Qigong exercises, learnt on the beach opposite Bumbles ( great food and coffee!), and when confident, they practice - on the SUPs, on the Nerang River.

Internet Access

  • Free Wifi

Facilities

  • Car park

Activities

  • Surfing

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.

Our Tours

Surf Coaching

Brad chose to conduct surfing lessons at The Spit, because it is one the safest locations on the Gold Coast.

He conducts lessons from Beginners to Advanced.
Disabled people are most welcome.

It also has a consistent gentle beginner's wave on the shore break, making it, not only safe, but easy for students, to pick up multiple - fun waves, in the session!

You are taught " how the Sea works, and how to work with it."

Soft safety boards are used, and they only go out to your waist deep.
You don't have to be a good swimmer! Every aspect of safety, and understanding how to work with the Sea, and your soft safety board, is covered.

You will accomplish personal satisfaction, of learning new and interesting skills - and have great fun, with friends!

Indicative rates

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$35 $75
Stand Up Paddle (SUP)

Stand Up Paddle offers you the versatility of cruising effortlessly on a lake, river, stream, estuary and anywhere you find 'flat water'.

SUP is the cruisest way to chill out, relax, and take in the majestic view of the Nerang River, at Budds Beach, Surfers Paradise.

By Law, they do not have to use soft, safety SUP boards - but they do, out of Duty of Care. This gives you the assurance, that - if you fall, the board will always give you a soft, supportive landing!

Brad Takes you through a Tai Chi warm up - excellent for backs, good posture, circulation and relaxation. Tai Chi and Qigong exercises provide you efficient and effective paddling.

They show you how - not to get into trouble, and if you do, how to calmly get yourself out!

They can show you how to progress your skills and fun of paddling!

Come and enjoy a relaxing cruise, or power work out paddle, with Brad!

Indicative rates

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$35 $90
SUP Tai Chi

Want to learn something unique and different?

SUP Tai Chi is the blending of light, gentle Tai Chi and Qigong exercises, learnt on the beach, at Budds Beach, Surfers Paradise, then when students are confident, practice on the Stand Up Paddling boards, on the Nerang River.

The exercises are smooth and flowing.

The exercise is called 'The Lotus'.
It is easy to learn and to perform.

Benefits include: relieving back problems, great for circulation, joints, good posture, breathing, relaxation, falls prevention and building a strong immune system.

Indicative rates

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$35 $90.00

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Mount Fox

Ingham, Hinchinbrook Area
Free Entry
Located south-west of Ingham, Mount Fox was created by a violent volcanic explosion about 100000 years ago. In the explosion, a lava flow 10 metres thick spewed from the southern end of the crater and chunks of molten magma were thrown out of the volcano's vent.

Bees on Keswick Island

Keswick Island, Mackay Area
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Keswick Island is home to thriving hives of purebred Caucasian bees. Unlike bees on the Australian mainland, these bees are free of many other diseases and are sometimes used as breeding stock for the mainland colonies.

Condamine Gorge '14 River Crossing'

Killarney, Southern Downs Area
Free Entry
Accessible by four-wheel-drive vehicles only, the Condamine Gorge's '14 River Crossings' track is appropriately named after the 14 river crossings you have to make exploring this beautiful part of the Gorge.

Mothar Mountain Rockpools

Gympie, Gympie Area
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Looking for a relaxing, sheltered place to while away some hours, you can't go past the Mothar Mountain Rock Pools. Located in the Woondum National Park, about a 20 minutes, 16 kilometres drive from Gympie's Central Business District, the Mothar Mountain Rock Pools day area provides the perfect family friendly location for a barbecue or picnic.

Art Gallery, The

Injune, Maranoa Area
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Be ready to be awed by what awaits you on this walk in Carnarvon Gorge National Park, as The Art Gallery contains some of the finest Aboriginal rock art in Australia. Just 5.6 kilometres from the trailhead, at the junction of Kamoloo Creek, a signposted access track leaves the main walking trail upstream of crossing number 10, providing a gentle climb to the escarpment base where the site is located.

Minerva Hills National Park

Springsure, Central Highlands Area
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A relatively small National Park near Springsure in Central Queensland, Minerva Hills is dominated by Mount Boorambool, rising 600 metres above sea level, and the larger cliff fringed Mount Zamia (560 metres), which offer panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.
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Located just 20 minutes from the Ipswich Central Business District and 35 minutes' from Brisbane Central Business District, White Rock - Spring Mountain Conservation Estate features the distinctive, sculptured, rocky outcrops of White Rock and Spring Mountain.

Kinkuna Section

Bundaberg, Bundaberg Area
Kinkuna section of Burrum Coast National Park preserves a wilderness area of coastal vegetation and wide, unspoilt beaches, just 30 kilometres south of Bundaberg. The Burrum Coast National Park which also incorporates both Woodgate and Burrum River sections is part of the Great Sandy Region, of which Fraser Island is best known.

Birdwatching on Keswick Island

Keswick Island, Mackay Area
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Keswick Island is a bird watcher's paradise. The island is home to many different bird species, with sightings of at least 33 different birds documented to date - an impressive variety for an island of Keswick's size.

Rollingstone Park

Rollingstone, Townsville Area
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Pitch your tent and relax by the freshwater creek at Rollingstone Park. With a free designated tent and vehicle camping area, this is a great spot for a weekend getaway and cool down in the freshwater swimming area.
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