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.
Birmingham is set for its annual mass paddling event, Paddle to the Heart where around 100 paddlers will navigate the canal networks en route to Brindley Place, the iconic heart of Birmingham.
Paddlers have a vital part to play in stopping the spread of damaging plant species.
Read about how the wrong plant in the wrong place can be damaging to the environment.
British Canoeing is committed to protecting the environment, particularly when it comes to tackling Invasive Non-Native Species (INNS).
We are delighted to announce the NEW Paddle Safer course as well as the launch of the Provider eLearning, which supports your development to become a Provider. We are also pleased to announce our first two keynotes for the 2022 Paddlesport Coaching and Leadership Conference, taking place on the 12th and 13th November 2022. This edition also includes your opportunities to apply for the First Aid Working Group.
Top athletes were in action today as the senior, u23 and junior extreme slalom selection event took place at a sun-soaked Lee Valley White Water Centre.
In this guest blog, Clare Osborn, SUP Instructor and Surfers Against Sewage Regional Representative for Brighton & Hove, shares with us the importance of blue spaces, why we should care about them and what we can do as paddlers to protect them.
British Canoe Slalom legend David Florence has announced his retirement from competitive paddling. Having been a member of the British senior team for an incredible 21 years, he will hang up his paddles with an unprecedented medal record in Great Britain.
British Canoeing Awarding Body has today announced the launch of the NEW Paddle Safer course which gives new and novice paddlers the opportunity to develop their safety skills when taking to the water.
We are pleased to announce that British Canoeing Awarding Body Instructors, Coaches, Leaders and Guides will be able to deliver the NEW Paddle Safer course, providing greater access for the paddling community.
The NEW Paddle Safer course is designed for new and novice paddlers wanting to gain knowledge and raise their awareness of paddling safely in a sheltered water environment in, or on, the craft that they paddle.