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

From To Inclusions
$35 $90.00

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Mount Cook National Park

Cooktown, Cook Area
Free Entry
This park features the rugged Mount Cook, which provides a scenic backdrop to the town of Cooktown. Rainforest and tropical woodlands with a heath understorey cover the upper slopes and sheltered gullies.

Mount Lewis National Park

Julatten, Mareeba Area
Free Entry
Mount Lewis, one high rainforest-clad mountains of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, is a treasure trove of unique and endemic wildlife. The area between the Mount Lewis and Atherton Tableland is especially diverse.
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In this park, an imposing mountain range of massive granite boulders is home to unique wildlife and rich in Aboriginal culture. Located near Cooktown at the northern end of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, Black Mountain is imposing mountain range of black granite boulders, some the size of houses, stacked seemingly precariously on one another.

Cape Tribulation, Daintree National Park

Cape Tribulation, Douglas Area
Free Entry
In this section of the Daintree National Park, steep rainforested mountains sweep down to long sandy beaches and turquoise coastal waters. One of the most biologically diverse areas in the world, this park is part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area and the coastal waters are within the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area.

Mossman Gorge Centre

Mossman, Douglas Area
From AU$8.50 - 8.50
Visit Mossman Gorge and experience the Daintree World Heritage Rainforest with pristine waterfalls, mountains and vivid flora and fauna, all the while getting lost in its enchanting stories and rich Indigenous heritage.

Snapper Island, Hope Islands National Park

Port Douglas, Douglas Area
Free Entry
This high continental island, close to Port Douglas, boasts lush vine forests, dense eucalypt forest, mangroves and white sandy beaches. The islands and surrounding waters and fringing reefs are within the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area.

Wangetti Beach

Wangetti, Douglas Area
Local secret Wangetti Beach is just north of Palm Cove in Tropical North Queensland. Running from Slip Cliff Point to Red Cliff Point, the 4km of almost straight coastline has no facilities, with only a carpark on either end of the beach and a stretch of highway connecting them.

Wet Tropics

Mossman, Douglas Area
Free Entry
The Wet Tropics World Heritage property extends from Townsville to Cooktown on the north-east coast of Queensland and covers almost 900,000 hectares. The area is a region of spectacular scenery with fast-flowing rivers, deep gorges, numerous waterfalls and mountain summits providing expansive rainforest views.
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Nature's Powerhouse Visitor Information Centre at the Cooktown Botanic Gardens provides all the information you need to explore this site. Established in 1878 as the Gallop Botanic Reserve, it comprises a formal botanic garden, and a substantial natural forest and ocean frontage.
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Mossman Gorge is a very accessible and scenic section of Daintree National Park, in the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. Crystal-clear water cascades over large granite boulders in the Mossman River gorge.
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