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.
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.
Athletes and staff turned out for a mass paddle relay to celebrate Paralympian Stu Wood’s return to training following cancer treatment.
British Canoeing, through the England Talent Programme, has partnered with London Youth Rowing (LYR) and Sport England to create the Active Paddle programme to bring canoeing opportunities to young people at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and the Royal Docks in East London.
Paddlers have always known that engaging with blue space makes them feel good. But the reason why is surprising and lies deep within our brains.
For #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek this year, we caught up with #ShePaddles Ambassador, Lisa Dickinson and Canoe Slalom athlete Kimberley Woods at Lee Valley White Water Centre about their experiences with loneliness and how they overcame it.
British Canoeing is among a group of over 120 organisations working in partnership with Sport England to level up access to sport and physical activity across the country.