Learning to Stand-up Paddle Board (SUP) is pretty simple and most people learn pretty quickly.
There are many websites out there with great videos and very detailed instruction.
There are also many companies out there who offer SUP lessons for a modest fee. I highly recommend taking at least one of these classes before you head out on your own.
The follow information is meant to provide only the absolute basic instruction how to SUP.
It is not meant to be a comprehensive source of detailed instruction.
You should be in good health, know how to swim and be comfortable in the water weather It's a river, lake, bay or ocean.