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Marathon Racing Support Module

This course introduces and explains the basic techniques and coaching strategies of Marathon Racing.

With the syllabi written to focus on coaches who are likely to be supporting athletes in their early development, the module seeks to support good coaching practice in all appropriate environments. Paddling skills are not required.

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Coaches wishing to attend the Marathon Racing Support Module are required to register with their Home Nation before they are able to attend the course.

It is advisable to do this at least 2-weeks prior to the training course. At the point of registration the following prerequisites are required:

  • £17.50 Registration Fee for British Canoeing members
  • A British Canoeing Coaching Qualification
  • Age 16 years, or older
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By the end of this workshop participants should have achieved the following learning outcomes:

  • Understand the role of the British Canoeing Marathon Racing Committee, International Canoe Federation and competition framework
  • Understand equipment design and its application to marathon racing
  • Understand the basic physical and mechanical properties of selected muscles
  • Be able to discuss and analyse selected movements and their application to marathon racing
  • Be able to perform analysis of movement patterns and problem solving
  • Be able to deliver practical activities to enhance students learning and understanding of movement
  • Demonstrate student-centred learning and application of knowledge
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    Run over six hours, the course includes both practical and theory sessions.

    Classroom sessions will be supplemented by demonstrations, group activities, videos and worksheet resources. Coaches will work toward understanding core marathon racing skills, while building specific coaching tools to aid the delivery of fun and productive sessions. The course is designed to be delivered indoors and/or outdoors.

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    Upon completion of the Marathon Racing Support Module the course provider will submit successful participants for certification.

    British Canoeing will then issue a certificate of attendance.

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    If you already meet the prerequisites register now or find out more about the registration service.

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