Sheltered Water Canoe & Kayak Coach: Training Kayak & Canoe Coach Awards: British Canoeing
This training is for those looking to develop individuals paddlesport knowledge and skills in a sheltered water environment.
Being a Canoe and Kayak coach can be challenging, as you will need to demonstrate competence in both Canoe and Kayak skills.
However, it's great to develop these skills as organisations often look to recruit Canoe and Kayak Coaches for lead Instructor and Chief Instructor roles at multi-activity sites.
WHAT CAN A CANOE AND KAYAK COACH DO?
Our coach training is designed to support you in coaching paddlers who want to gain/improve their paddlesport skills.
You will coach in canoe and/or kayak in the sheltered water environment. This will include coaching beginners new to the sport, or paddlers looking to develop their skills.
As a Coach you can work independently or you could be deployed by a club, centre or organisation. Being a Canoe and Kayak Coach allows you to design your own coaching to support your learners. You will be able to provide British Canoeing Awards and Training such as:
- Personal Performance Awards – for example the Start Award, Discover Award, Explore Award
- Safety Training – for example the Foundation Safety and Rescue Course
There will be opportunities during your development to becoming a coach to progress your own paddling skills and meet like-minded people. Many of our course candidates develop long lasting friendships, connections and contacts.BOOK YOUR ADVENTURE