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.
Following the government’s guidance published on 9 July regarding the permitted return of recreational team sports, British Canoeing is working with Sport England and the relevant disciplines to ensure a safe return of grassroots team-based paddlesport activities.
Some of British Canoeing’s elite athletes have started their return to high performance training centres for the first time since lockdown in March.
We are pleased to share that the NEW Performance Coach Award is now available, we have launched the NEW Introduction to Safeguarding eLearning, as well as a reminder of our online coaching Community of Practice.
British Canoeing is looking to recruit a small number of additional National Association Trainers in specific disciplines for the NEW Leadership Awards.
The Committee Stage debate on the Agriculture Bill in the House of Lords marks a landmark for British Canoeing and its Clear Access, Clear Waters Campaign.
The NEW Introduction to Safeguarding eLearning is a great introduction for anyone who has limited contact with children or adults at risk.
Places to Paddle Manager Ben Seal tells us about a key piece of work the team has been doing to put forward changes to the new Agriculture Bill which will be debated today in the House of Lords.
Hear from Sammi, who has recently been undertaking the Guide Modules through a series of online sessions.
As it stands, it is still clear within current government guidance that events cannot take place, however British Canoeing has developed a guidance document which explores how we potentially transition back to competition and events as government restrictions hopefully continue to ease.
In this unprecedented season, which has seen the majority of major international events cancelled or postponed, the Board of British Canoeing has confirmed that, with the possible exceptions of one or two events which are scheduled towards the end of 2020, British Canoeing will not be entering athletes and teams into any international competitions for the remainder of the 2020 season.
British Canoeing has today launched the ‘Go Paddling this Summer’ campaign to inspire more people to join the paddlesport community and enjoy being out on the water.