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 has announced a new partnership with award winning app provider ‘Paddle Logger', giving all new and renewing members a special free trial subscription to Paddle Logger Pro.
In 2020, British Canoeing Awarding Body introduced a NEW supportive points based CPD process. Aligned with our Educational Philosophy, CPD is now individualised, allowing the Instructor, Coach and Leader to consider what areas they may need to develop.
With lots of new paddlers taking to the water, we are pleased to share your opportunity to advertise your sessions during Go Paddling month, as well as a reminder that YOU can deliver the Personal Performance Awards. We also have a range of resources including free wildlife guides, technical advice guidance, guidance for parents and a Sudden Cardiac Arrest digital toolkit.
British Canoeing and Go Paddling are pleased to announce you can now access eight new safety videos and printout infographics, aimed at new paddlers.
Launched in January 2021, the NEW Paddlesport Touring Leader supports you to lead fun, safe and enjoyable mixed craft journeys, on moderate inland water. This new award is already proving popular and hear from Emily, newly qualified Paddlesport Touring Leader.
British Canoeing is pleased to announce the Junior and U23 slalom paddlers who have been selected to represent Great Britain for the 2021 international season.
British Canoeing have joined water-based recreational groups, along with environment organisations and the Government, to help halt the spread of a highly invasive non-native plant that is choking rivers and lakes across the UK.
On Saturday 22 May community organisations across Lincolnshire joined forces to remove plastic pollution and junk from the county’s green spaces and waterways as part of the national Surfers Against Sewage campaign Million Mile Clean.
Last year we invited paddlers to take part in an online survey to understand the movement of UK paddlers.
For both of us, paddleboarding is not just about the sport, it’s a way of life. We both grew up next to Paddle Cabin’s home, yet we met at sunrise at the summit of mount Snowdon, our favourite mountain, back in 2014 and never looked back.
We loved our coaching journeys with British Canoeing. When travel was allowed last year, we spent as much time as we could exploring Kent and its secret hidden SUP spots, paddling 350km of our local waterways.
Invasive Non Native Species Week takes place between 24 - 31 May 2021 and is a join initiative, led by the GB Non-native Species Secretariat (NNSS) and Defra (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs). During the week, a wide range of organisations come together, aiming to raise awareness of invasive non-native species (INNS) and how they can impact us all.