As the Coaching Department strives to support learning and development amongst instructors, coaches, leaders and guides, we have been busy working with the Technical Groups over the past twelve months to design and create a range of resources.
British Canoeing and the Places to Paddle team have been working hard over the last 12 months to get paddlers voices heard…so how did the Clear Access, Clear Waters campaign fair?
Over the summer, Mercia Canoe Club spent time working with Coventry arts and technology innovators Ludic Rooms, developing a novel project called "Paddling Light" which took place along the Coventry Canal at the start of December.
Over the last few days we have seen almost 50 Providers, aspirant Providers and National Association Trainers came together for a series of Provider Development events.
We are looking for a dedicated individual to represent the views of British Canoeing members and the wider participants in our sport at the highest level in our organisation. The Coaching Strategy Group CSG) is pivotal in the development of British Canoeing's Learning and Development of Coaches and Leaders across the sport.
On the 24th and 25th of October, an event took place in North America that heralds thebeginning of a new era for the delivery and assessment of the British Canoeing Sea Kayak Leader.
Alongside a week of Providers Development events, National Association Trainers of the Foundation Safety and Rescue Training and Paddlesport Leader took part in a standardisation and CPD event, run by British Canoeing.
We are pleased to bring you this festive edition of Catch Up with Coaching with our Coaching Advent Calendar!
Congratulations to Brian Gandy who has been presented with an Outstanding Achievement Award for his tireless work within the marathon community and within his local club, Basingstoke Canal Canoe Club.
The weekend of the 2nd and 3rd of November saw the start of the England Sprint Talent Programme new development programme. This is a weekend for up and coming young athletes and their coaches to come together to develop, learn and train.
Instead of consuming on Black Friday the Paddle Peak Team have been out cleaning the river once again, renaming the day ‘Black Bag Friday’!
Jan-Peter, a British Canoeing Coaching Diploma graduate, has recently won the prize for best student project on the Stirling MSc Performance Coaching Programme. This is the fourth year in a row a Coaching Diploma graduate has won the best student project.
It has been a busy year with lots of new content to support Paddlers, Instructors, Coaches, Leaders and Providers in the Paddlesport community. We have put together this Coaching Advent Calendar with just some of our key picks of the year.