Slalom and Flatwater Racing Challenge Card Resource
Challenge cards are a playful, creative resource designed to support coach and paddler development across Canoe Slalom and Flatwater Racing.
Available as a free online resource or for purchase as physical cards.
You can access the Challenge Cards: Here
Flexible in nature, your learners learn by doing!
Over time developing independence. The emphasis being on you working with your learners exploring solutions. Many activities do not have one correct answer, but many!
The Challenge Cards are designed to be flexible and are great for you to adapt them to the environment.
A great addition to your coaching practice, the cards not only provide options for development and performance but they can also be used in a more recreational sense to enhance interactions, connections and enjoyment.
Each deck contains over 100 cards that enhance the paddler/coach experience of development. Each card designed to promote learner led environments that enhance skills both relevant to the sport and to real life in fun, collaborative and playful ways.
Interested In becoming and Slalom Coach or Racing Coach?
WHY BE A COACH?
Gaining a Coach Award can have a huge impact on your professional and personal life. Be it exploring coaching to further develop your ability to help others, or a quest for a sense of purpose, become a coach and make a difference!.
COACHING IS REWARDING AND SATISFYING
Therefore coaches gain satisfaction helping people develop and achieve their goals. For instance working with people who are eager to learn and gain clarity give coaches a real sense of purpose. This in turn can create a strong sense of self-worth, inner happiness and satisfaction.
COACHING ACCELERATES YOUR OWN PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
As people learn from each other, you will learn at a rapid pace too! Being a coach invigorates both you and the people you coach.
COACHING EXPANDS YOUR NETWORK AND COMMUNITY
Whether running your own company, working for an organisation or volunteering for your local club your success as a coach will depend on your ability to develop personal and professional networks. Your networks will quickly widen and provide you with opportunities to engage with paddlers.
FLEXIBILITY TO LIVE AND WORK WHERE YOU WANT
As coaching can take place anywhere in the world, anywhere we paddle, consequently it opens up exciting opportunities to work, travel and explore. Coaching happens all the time, you could be full time, part time or sessional, allowing flexibility to work around your life and priorities.
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You can access the Challenge Cards Here