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.
It is important that as Paddlesport Instructors, Coaches, Leaders and Guides, you continually keep your Membership, First Aid and Safeguarding in date. This operational requirement ensures that your qualification remains current.
The Talent Club Partnership Programme was launched by British Canoeing in 2018 with the aims of strengthening the club development system, supporting every athlete to be the best they can be and supporting the development of more performance coaches within the British Canoeing pathway.
British Canoeing has joined Environment groups are urging the Government to commit in the forthcoming Comprehensive Spending Review to spend £6 million a year on preventing invasive plants and animals establishing in the UK. New research estimates this investment would save a whopping £2.7 billion for our economy over the next 20 years .
Following on from the consultation earlier in the year, we have provided British Canoeing Affiliated Clubs in England with an update on several areas.
British Canoeing has joined over 100 sporting organisations in writing to the Prime Minister Boris Johnson urging him to ringfence funding for the recovery of the sports and activity sector -or risk fuelling physical inactivity and related illnesses for a generation.
Following the announcements by the Prime Minister today in relation to the ongoing Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, British Canoeing is once again operating with most staff working at home for an indefinite period.
To mark the start of Plant Health Week, British Canoeing has joined forces with the government, environment organisations and other water-based recreational groups to help halt the spread of a highly invasive non-native plant that is choking rivers and lakes across the UK.
British Canoeing is pleased to share the brand new Paddles Up Training website, designed to better support Learners and Providers, as well as provide more clarity.
Urgent action is needed to protect our treasured blue spaces as new figures from the Environment Agency show the poor health of our rivers.
British Canoeing Awarding Body and the National Associations are committed to helping everyone in paddlesport accept their responsibility to safeguard children and adults at risk from harm and abuse, and ensure appropriate training and education for coaches, leaders and deployers.
60,000 paddlers are now part of our paddling community and we’re thrilled to have you with us.