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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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Curtain Fig Tree

Yungaburra, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
The Curtain Fig National Park contains the renowned Curtain Fig Tree, an enormous strangler fig tree. Located a short drive out of Yungaburra, a small town in the Atherton Tableland, the giant tree has several aerial roots hanging down from its branches that look like curtains.

Malanda Falls Conservation Park

Malanda, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
Surrounded by dense rainforest, the North Johnstone River tumbles over basalt rock that was formed by an ancient lava flow at Malanda Falls. The much-photographed picturesque falls flow into an artificial swimming pool in this popular park near Malanda.

Millstream Falls National Park

Ravenshoe, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
Plunging over the edge of a columnar basalt lava flow, Big Millstream Falls is reputedly the widest single-drop waterfall in Australia. Lying in the rain shadow of the eastern dividing ranges, the dry open woodland here is in stark contrast with the rainforest which is only kilometres away.

Mount Hypipamee National Park

Atherton, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
This park features a diatreme (a volcanic pipe or vent) thought to have been created by a massive gas explosion. The gaping hole is 70 metres wide with steep granite sides that plunge 58 metres to the lake below.
Free Entry
Josephine Falls, a scenic section of Wooroonooran National Park, features a scenic waterfall fed by rains falling on Queensland's highest peak, Bartle Frere, which looms above this popular picnic area.

Eubenangee Swamp National Park

Babinda, Cairns Area
Free Entry
One of the most important wetlands between Ingham and Cairns, Eubenangee Swamp is a birdwatchers' paradise, with over 190 species of birds recorded. Situated in the lowlands east of the Bellenden Ker Range (the wettest part of Australia), much of this park is flooded during the wet season.

Clump Mountain National Park

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
This park, on the scenic coast just north of Mission Beach, contains some of the few remaining patches of undisturbed tropical lowland rainforest in North Queensland. These rainforest remnants are important habitat for the endangered southern cassowary.

Curtain Fig National Park

Yungaburra, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
This park protects a small area of an endangered type of forest, called mabi forest, the local Aborignal (Ngadjon) word for the Lumholtz's tree-kangaroo. The large fig tree found in this park is unique because the extensive aerial roots, that drop 15 metres to the forest floor, have formed a 'curtain'.

Mamu Tropical Skywalk

Innisfail, Cassowary Coast Area
From AU$19 - 23
The Mamu Rainforest Canopy Walkway is a spectacular walk through the canopy of World Heritage rainforest. It is an iconic tourist attraction in the heart of the Wet Tropics. With a 350 metre long elevated walkway through the canopy, a cantilever, a 37 metre observation tower and more than 1200 metres of walking tracks, this attraction is a must do for anyone visiting the region.

Frankland Group National Park

Deeral, Cairns Area
Free Entry
Surrounded by extensive fringing reefs, the five islands of Frankland Group National Park feature rocky outcrops, dense rainforest, mangroves and coastal vegetation, making them a haven for wildlife. A colony of spectacled flying-foxes roosts on Russell Island, while manta rays and sea turtles have been spotted in nearby waters, part of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area.
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