Joe Jordan has almost 30 years experience in various kayaks and canoes, and over 26 years involvement with coaching delivery and paddle sport development, delivered at some very interesting spots around the world.
Joe started his paddling in his home town of Bude, North Cornwall, aged 12, discovering the joys of surf kayaking. Since those early days he has travelled far and wide, and paddled in some pretty amazing locations mostly thanks to his time whilst serving in the military.
He has planned trips to many places throughout the world,and advised on many more expeditions.Joes paddling adventures include Norway, Costa Rica, Canada,most alpine regions, the Pyrenees, Corsica, North West Territories, Norway and South America, to name a few.
He has extensive coaching experience,including the provision of personal and professional development to youth organisations, the Ministry of Defence and major outdoor companies with UK and abroad. Whenever possible he tries to maintain his close relationship with the local clubs in Bristol and Bath area.
Joe has a real passion for the outdoors, especially introducing and developing newcomers to this fantastic sport and all outdoor activities,always adopting a student centred approach to coaching.
Joe has the following outdoor qualifications
- BCU-UKCC level 1 & 2 Training Director
- White Water Safety and Rescue - (WWS&R) Provider
- Foundation Safety and Rescue Training - (FSRT) Provider
- Moderate Water Endorsement Provider.
- Level 5 Inland Asp
- A4 Assessor (Inland)
- Level 3 Open with 5 Star
- Level 3 Surf
- D of E Assessor B- S & Gold
- Mountain Leader Summer
- Navigation Instructor