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Fitness for Paddlesport

This module is designed to introduce competition and recreational coaches to the key concepts of fitness – training, nutrition and physiology.

The three hour module is intended as a standalone module – paddlers and coaches can attend with no prior knowledge of sports science can attend and access all the delivered material.

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By the end of this workshop participants should have achieved the following learning outcomes:

  • Provide the details of a normal balanced diet
  • Explain the links between diet and performance
  • Discuss conditioning training for their paddlesport discipline(s)
  • Identify the benefits of strength training for canoe and kayak
  • Describe the reasons behind planning for and regularly monitoring fitness programmes for paddlers
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    This is a land-based module delivered in 3 hours of contact time.

    Participants should be prepared to participate in practical activities as part of this course. The Fitness for Paddlesports Foundation Module is an attendance course and there is no formal assessment.

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    On completion of the Fitness for Paddlesports Foundation Module the course provider will submit successful participants for certification.

    British Canoeing will then issue an attendance certificate subject to a certification fee of £5 for British Canoeing members or £10 for non-members.

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