BC Canoe Open Water Leader Training
This course aims to equip you as a leader with the necessary personal paddling and open water leading skills in order that they can make appropriate decisions, select the correct skills and decisions in a moderate water environment.
The leader awards are an excellent way to broaden your paddling skills.
This two-day leadership course is designed to asses your leadership skills what is required to lead a group of paddlers on open water in moderate conditions.
Safety, leadership and group skills are important elements of the leader award and will be covered throughout the course. Your skills will also become more fluid as you develop your ability to link strokes and tatics together to suit a variety of situations.
The award is a leadership award not a coaching award.
The canoe open water coach would be the suitable award for this. The Canoe leader award is a Pre requisite..
A full detailed action plan during the course will assist in your personal development after your training course to help you continue your development towards assessment.
- Ideally be able to swim
- Evidence of having paddled open water in windy conditions
- Canoe award and working towards the progressive award