Activity: Open Canoeing
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Price £190.00 - (Non-Residential) Book Now
|Start Date||End Date||Duration|
|Friday 5th Apr, 2019||Sunday 7th Apr 2019||3 days (Evening starts at 7.30pm)|
|Monday 24th Jun, 2019||Wednesday 26th Jun 2019||3 days (Evening starts at 7.30pm)|
|Monday 19th Aug, 2019||Wednesday 21st Aug 2019||3 days (COURSE FULL)|
|Friday 11th Oct, 2019||Sunday 13th Oct 2019||3 days (Evening starts at 7.30pm)|
|Friday 29th Nov, 2019||Sunday 1st Dec 2019||3 days (Evening starts at 7.30pm)|
The Core Coaching Training is open to Full Home Nation Association Members only
Coaches need to register on their journey to Coach Award Assessment. This is award specific and can be completed at any time prior to assessment. Information available here:
‘how to register’
Registration provides access to the British Canoeing Coach Award eLearning, amongst other benefits.
You will also need a base level of knowledge about the discipline(s) you wish to coach; this provides the content of WHAT you will be coaching. The British Canoeing Paddlesport Instructor eLearning covers the expected prior knowledge of the HOW to coach content. We therefore recommend that you complete the Paddlesport Instructor eLearning prior to attending the Core Coach Training
The Coach award is designed for people who wish to coach paddlers who want to gain/improve paddlesport skills within a chosen discipline. This may include, for example, technical/tactical skill development, physical/psychological development, or helping people develop the skills so they can paddle safely without the need for a coach. The coach is able to plan, deliver and review progressive sessions safely, effectively and independently.
The BC Coach Core is the first formal step on the journey to achieving your Coach Award. It is a practical based course, you will explore different approaches to coaching, understanding and enabling learning, and some core coaching skills. You will also be supported in evolving your personal coaching development plan to enable you to take your learning into practice after the course. This training course is open to boat based and bank based coaches alike, and in any canoe and kayak discipline of paddlesport, recreational or competitive
The syllabus is based on the knowledge, understanding and skills that the coaches need to ensure the learners in their care are appropriately provided for.
The Core Coach Training develops the foundation coaching skills, with the aim to provide candidates with the tools to
This Coach Core training will close by giving you a clear action plan as to how to progress to BC Coach Discipline Specific Training in either sheltered, moderate or advanced water.
For further information and more detailed syllabus please contact the CANI on or look on the Coaching part of the website;
Further information available from here:
For up to date information on the British Canoeing awards, access to the syllabi, access to the eLearning please see here –
For more information on the BC pathway and progressions:
This course is open to anybody who has an interest in coaching paddlesport. There is direct entry into this level, and the Core Coach Training is required by coaches looking to go on to either coach in sheltered, moderate or advanced levels.
Students will be able to avail of all kit and equipment from Tollymore stores. Participants are encouraged to bring their own paddling equipment in particular footwear (wetsuit boots or old trainers) plenty of warm clothes, towel/toiletries, and snack food.
This course if fully catered and includes accommodation, kit and equipment in course transport, coaching, tea, coffee and a biscuit!
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