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.
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.
This edition includes the NEW Paddle Safer course and an update about Scouts and Stand Up Paddleboarding. We are also pleased to share your opportunity to apply for Canoe Foundation funding, as well as a survey from UK Coaching about the Duty to Care toolkit.
We are pleased to share that Paddles Up Training Provider applications are now open. We are currently recruiting for the majoirty of Provider roles until noon on 29th April 2022.
Gareth Bryant recently won the Geoff Good Award following his win of the 2021 Canoe Wales Coach of the Year Award. The common themes from the various nominations were that he is always smiling, making it fun, and encourages and supports all – no matter what their age or ability.
The National Outdoor Expo took place at the NEC, Birmingham, on 19th – 20th March 2022, aimed at outdoor enthusiasts, immersing themselves in the best that the outdoor industry has to offer.
We are pleased to share that Paddles Up Training will be opening applications for the majoirty of Provider roles on 1st April untill noon on 29th April 2022.
This edition includes the BCAB Paddlesport Instructor review, an update about Stadium Safety and Rescue Training Provider requirements, as well as an update about the British Canoeing Lifeguards. This edition also highlights your opportunities to share any notable incidents (near misses).
BCAB is pleased to share that we will be broadening the Stadium Safety and Rescue Training Provider requirements to enable more paddlers to deliver the training and therefore, support safety at stadiums.
For every accident that occurs, there are just as many, if not more, close calls. Situations like these may be commonplace within padlesport and are referred to as near misses.