White Water Kayak Coach: Training Kayak & Canoe Coach Awards: British Canoeing
- Do you want to coach on white water?
- Want to support your club?
- Would you like to start a career in coaching paddlesports?
If the answer is yes to any of those questions, the White Water Kayak Coach Award could be for you!
WHY BECOME A WHITE WATER KAYAK COACH?
First of all, you will be joining a community of like minded individuals, keen to learn, develop and have fun whilst sharing their love of paddlesports. The Coach Award takes what you know and supports you through formal and informal development opportunities, part of your journey will involve an assessment, but the assessment isn’t the end as we believe in life long opportunities for learning.
The Coach Award is used by the self employed, clubs, centres and organisations as an appropriate level of training for coaches who develop individuals paddlesport knowledge and skills in a white water environment.
WHAT CAN A WHITE WATER KAYAK COACH DO?
The Coach Award is designed for you, to support you coaching paddlers who want to gain/improve paddlesport skills.
You will coach paddlers in the white water environment. This will include coaching beginners new to the sport, or paddlers looking to develop their skills as well as river running tactics.
As a Coach you can work independently or you could be deployed by a club, centre or organisation. Being a coach allows you to design coaching to support their learners and provide British Canoeing Awards and Training such as:
- Personal Performance Awards – for example the Start Award, Discover Award, Explore Award, SUP Sheltered Water Award & SUP White Water Award.
There will be opportunities to develop and progress your own paddling skills and meet like-minded people during the course. Many of our course candidates develop long lasting friendships, connections and contacts.BOOK YOUR ADVENTURE