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.
After three years at British Canoeing, Rene Olsen will be stepping down from his role as Head Coach of the Canoe Sprint programme to take up a new role with Paddle Australia.
The British Canoe Slalom programme has today announced two new coaching appointments as the team expands and takes shape for the Tokyo Games and Paris cycle.
The Kingston Kayak Club, based in Hull, secured the support from their local councils after their pursuit to ensure 10 plastic kayaks were disposed of in an environmentally friendly way.
British Canoeing is delighted to announce that it is working in partnership with the Scottish Canoe Association who is recruiting for a two-year coaching apprenticeship as part of the sportscotland funded “Coaching Futures” programme.
Nominations for the British Canoeing 2020 Virtual Awards will open today (Monday 28 September) to celebrate the unsung heroes of the paddling community.
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.