The Coach Award offers discipline specific pathways across all disciplines and introduces the skills and coaching behaviours required for developing performance through progressive coaching.
The Coach Awards are designed for people whose core function is to coach paddlers who want to gain/improve paddlesport skills within the discipline chosen. This will include coaching beginners new to the sport, or paddlers looking to develop their skills in the given discipline/environment. The coach is able to plan, deliver and review progressive sessions safely, effectively and independently.
British Canoeing Level 2 Coach Core Training- 2 Days.
Having completed the BC Level 1 Course/ Paddle Sport Instructor, APL or just want to get a thorough introduction to coaching then this Is the natural progression for you.
The Coach Award content is delivered through the Core Coach Training and the Discipline Specific Training.
The Core Coach Training 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.
The Discipline Specific Training focuses on HOW to coach the discipline specific skills and WHAT you will be coaching. The training explores how to coach technical and tactical skills. The course will help coaches plan and deliver safe, enjoyable, progressive coaching sessions and explore specifics to help coaches coach some typical athletes/learners relevant to you/your discipline
The Core Coach Training is a mostly practical two day course. These are typically delivered over consecutive days. The Core Coach Training is generic and open to Home Nation members with an interest in coaching.
This Discipline Specific Training is a mostly practical two day course, with the exception of Slalom at three days. The training is designed for those working towards a Coach Award and is also suitable as stand-alone training. Please note, for the Open Water Canoe, Sea Kayak, Surf Kayak, White Water Canoe, White Water Kayak options, you will need to complete the relevant Leadership Award ahead of the Discipline Specific training.
Duration: 2 Days
17-18th January 2019 – Swindon – Full – Closed Course
7 -8th March 2019 – Melksham Canoe Club – Spaces Available
4 – 5th April 2019 – Melksham Canoe Club – Spaces Available
15 – 16th April 2019 – Wiltshire WOLT – Closed Course
30 -31st May 2019 – Melksham Canoe Club – Spaces Available
24 -25th June 2019 – Melksham Canoe Club – Spaces Available
Further courses coming soon. Please get in touch if you would like us to run a course exclusively for your club or organisation. Course ratios are 1:4 candidates or larger numbers up to 8 candidates attract a second provider.
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