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BC Open Water Canoe Coach Training


Course Dates

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Book Course

05/01/2023 - 06/01/2023

Dartmoor , southwest

The open water canoe coach training is based on the knowledge, understanding and skills that the coaches need to ensure the athletes/learners in their care are appropriately provided for.

This includes:

  • Assessing athlete/learner performance and needs

  • Designing and delivering progressive practice/training sessions to meet these needs

  • Managing safety

  • Creating an enjoyable motivating learning environment

  • Skills to support your own personal learning and professional development 

The 2 day training course focusing on the What and How to coach, building on your core training in the white water enviroment that you wish to coach.

When you feel ready for your assessment contact us to start arranging your assessment plan and assessment day. This normally takes up to 2 weeks before your assessment day.

You will need to have completed the British Canoeing assessment prerequisites , Your elearning or Level 2 assessment portfolio casestudy and Workbook.

Candidates are required to register with their Home Nation Association at any point on their journey to assessment. It is highly recommended that coaches register early to enable access to the eLearning Coach Award package which provides supportive material and signposting to development opportunities.

In order to register, candidates need to hold Home Nation Association membership. There is no expiry date to the registration. 

Discipline Specific Training Prerequisites 

Course Dates

Course Options


Book Course

05/01/2023 - 06/01/2023

Dartmoor , southwest

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