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.
The British Canoeing Annual General Meeting, Stronger Clubs Conference, and Volunteer and Recognition Awards will all take place on Saturday 14th March at Eastwood Hall in Nottingham.
A Working Group (WG) was appointed by the Sprint Racing Committee (SRC) in October 2018 to review the UK sprint canoe/kayak competition structure and make recommendations to improve that structure.
This includes a range of resources to support learning and development amongst instructors, coaches, leaders and guides. This includes the NEW Coach Self Analysis Tool, NEW Digital Library and NEW Coach Developer and Mentoring eLearning.
Chris Hawkesworth has been inducted into the International Whitewater Hall of Fame in recognition of being an influencer for over a fifty-year period.
With a range of direct entry qualifications now available, clubs, centres and organisations may be wondering which qualification is right for the activities they run. This guidance will give you a clearer understanding of the options available to you and your paddlers looking to start or continue their journey on the qualification pathway.
Paddle Peak, a community group of Derbyshire paddlesport businesses, clubs and professionals have been out in canoes and kayaks spent five days cleaning up the River Derwent and its banks.
Congratulations to the British Paracanoe team and Charlotte Henshaw who both picked up awards at the 2019 Nottingham Post Sports Awards.
The Surfers Against Sewage Autumn Beach Clean: Summit to Sea took place from 19th-27th October. Despite most of the country suffering from torrential rain and rapidly rising river levels, many canoe and kayak clubs and centres across the country took to the waters and joined the national effort to clean our rivers and canals to prevent the waste entering our seas.
As part of the Coaching Department’s commitment to support the learning and development of Coach Developers and Mentors, we have created two eLearning resources to aid these individuals who have such a pivotal role in developing coaches and leaders.
Mallory Franklin won a women's C1 gold medal in style over the weekend (25-27 October) on the newly opened Kasai Canoe Slalom Centre as the four canoe slalom Olympians competed at the Tokyo test event ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games next year.
A team of 14 volunteer Lincoln Canoe Club members spent a very wet Saturday morning cleaning litter up from the The Brayford Pool and Fossdyke Navigation as part of the national Autumn Beach Clean Summit to Sea campaign led by Surfers Against Sewage and partnered with British Canoeing.