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NEW Personal Performance Awards and the Advanced Leader Award

Steve Banks And Howard Jeffs Advanced Leadership

Read our guidance for both paddlers and providers about the NEW Personal Performance Awards and the Leadership Pathway.

Become an Advanced Leader...

An Advanced Water Leader is someone who wants to take paddlers on trips and journeys in the advanced water environment. This involves a high level of personal skill, leadership ability and judgement to lead groups on advanced river journeys, advanced tidal water or advanced white water. Available in a range of disciplines including Canoe, White Water Kayak, White Water OC1, Sea Kayak and Surf Kayak. Find out more on My Pathway

Interested in the NEW Personal Performance Awards...

The NEW Personal Performance Awards are designed for paddlers wanting to gain recognition of their learning and development, in the craft and environment they choose. 3 awards are available in 12 disciplines including everything from SUP, Touring to Freestyle, so the choice is yours! Find out more here.

Interested in becoming a PPA Provider?

Did you know, Leaders can now deliver the NEW Personal Performance Awards? Every Leader can run the NEW Paddle Start and Paddle Discover. Find out more about the Personal Performance Awards Provider eLearning, which also providers 3 years' CPD, the British Canoeing Assessor Training and a range of logos for your marketing! Find out more here!