Coaching Courses

Flat Water Freestyle Award

Flat Water Freestyle Award

Your Flat Water Freestyle award enables you to develop the foundation moves of freestyle. It can be run on any flat water making it the perfect opportunity to get into freestyle without the need for access to white water. You will work alongside your Coach to practice and perfect your freestyle moves within a safe…
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Paddlesport Instructor

Do you want to have fun? Like to spend time on the water? With likeminded people? Do you want to introduce people from all walks of life to paddlesport by running fun, engaging taster and starter sessions? If so your pathway to becoming a Paddlesport Instructor starts here. Why take the Paddlesport Instructor Award? First…
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Become a Coach

Coach Award

What is the Coach Award? The Coach Award is designed for people whose core function is to coach paddlers who want to gain/improve paddlesport skills within the discipline chosen. As a coach you will be able to plan, deliver and review progressive sessions safely, effectively and independently. The Coach Award is discipline specific and currently…
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Performance Coach

WHY BE A PERFORMANCE COACH? Becoming a Performance Coach can have a huge impact on your professional and personal life. Be it exploring coaching to further develop your ability to help others, to support your coaching career or a quest for a sense of purpose. The Performance Coach Award is aimed at experienced coaches who…
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Core Coach

Core Coach Training

The Core Coach Training is open to all paddlers regardless your discipline or previous coaching experience. During this course, you will explore different approaches to understanding and enabling learning. You will also be supported in evolving your personal coaching development plan to enable you to take your learning into practice after the course. The training…
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White Water Kayakers

White Water Kayak Coach

Do you want to coach on white water? Want to support your club? To start a career in coaching paddlesport? If the answer is yes to any of those questions, the White Water Kayak Coach Award could be for you! Why become a White Water Kayak Coach? First of all, you will be joining a…
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Sheltered Water Stand Up Paddleboard coach

Stand Up Paddleboard Coach

Do you want to coach stand up paddleboarding? Want to support your club? To start a career in coaching paddlesport? If the answer is yes to any of those questions, the Stand Up Paddleboard (Sheltered Water) Coach Award could be for you! Why become a Stand Up Paddleboard Coach? First of all, you will be…
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Sea Kayak Coach

Sea Kayak Coach

Do you want to coach sea kayaking? Want to support your club? To start a career in coaching paddlesport? If the answer is yes to any of those questions, the Sea Kayak Coach Award could be for you! Why become a Sea Kayak Coach? First of all, you will be joining a community of like…
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Become a Coach

Canoe and Kayak Coach

Do you want to coach canoeing and kayaking? Want to support your club? Looking to start your career in coaching paddlesport? If the answer is yes to any of those questions, the Canoe and Kayak (Sheltered Water) Coach Award could be for you! Why become a Canoe and Kayak Coach? First of all, you will…
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Advanced Surf Kayak Award

Advanced Surf Kayak Award

Your Advanced Surf Kayak Award is designed to advance your surfing skills, techniques and accuracy in decision-making for a safe day surfing in a range of environments. This includes reefs, points, offshore breaks and sandy beaches. As we can now surf in more locations you will need to know the environmental factors for each location…
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Progressive Surf Kayak

Progressive Surf Kayak Award

Your Progressive Surf Kayak Award develops your surf kayak skills for a fun and safe day out surfing. You will gain the confidence to surf gentle sloping and spilling waves that are no more than double overhead height when seated in your kayak. When choosing a place to surf it is important to ensure that…
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Surf Kayak Award

Surf Kayak Award

Your Surf Kayak Award will give you the skills you need to have a safe and fun day out surfing. It will give you the confidence to paddle in gentle surf with sloping and spilling waves with proficient skills. Some places where we can surf have more potential dangers than others. You will learn how…
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Swimming Pools and Paddlesports

Swimming Pools and Paddlesports

The Swimming Pools and Paddlesports workshop aims to offer practical advice and guidance for gaining access to swimming pools and for getting the most out of pool sessions. You will develop a good working knowledge of what pressures a pool manager faces. This workshop will support you to make a case for access to your…
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mentoring

Mentoring for Paddlesports

Mentoring for Paddlesports This workshop is ideal for a range of people If your involved in paddlesport as a: Instructors coaches Guides Leaders Teachers, Volunteers, Parent or Career And you want to support paddlers through mentoring this workshop has something for you! You will explore the use of mentoring and the many benefits it offers. …
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Paddle Ability Provider

Introduction to Paddle-Ability

Introduction to Paddle-Ability This workshop is ideal for a range of people If you’re involved in paddlesport as a: Instructors Coaches Guides Leaders Teachers, Volunteers, Parent or Career And you want to adapt session for a person with a disability, this workshop has something for you! You will explore how to adapt and deliver sessions…
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White Water Kayak Coach Advanced Water

White Water Kayak Coach (Advanced Water)

Do you want to coach on advanced white water? Want to support your club To start a career in coaching paddlesport? If the answer is yes to any of those questions the White Water Kayak Coach (Advanced Water) Award could be for you! Why become a White Water Kayak Coach (Advanced Water)? First of all,…
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White Water Canoe Coach

White Water Canoe Coach

Do you want to coach on white water? Want to support your club? To start a career in coaching paddlesport? If the answer is yes to any of those questions the White Water Canoe Coach Award could be for you! Why become a White Water Canoe Coach? First of all, you will be joining a…
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White Water Canoe Coach Advanced Water

White Water Canoe Coach (Advanced Water)

Do you want to coach on advanced white water? Want to support your club? To start a career in coaching paddlesport? If the answer is yes to any of those questions the White Water Canoe Coach (Advanced Water) Award could be for you! Why become a White Water Canoe Coach (Advanced Water)? First of all,…
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Open Water Canoe Coach

Open Water Canoe Coach

Do you want to coach on Open Water? Want to support your club? To start a career in coaching paddlesport? If the answer is yes to any of those questions the Open Water Canoe Coach Award could be for you! Why become a Open Water Canoe Coach? First of all, you will be joining a…
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SUP Open Water Coach

Stand Up Paddleboard Open Water Coach

Have you completed your Stand Up Paddleboard Inland Open Water Leader? Do you want to: coach stand up paddleboarding? support your club? start a career in coaching paddlesport? If the answer is yes to any of those questions the Stand Up Paddleboard Open Water Coach Award could be for you! If you are a BCAB…
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Open Water Canoe Coach (AW)

Open Water Canoe Coach (Advanced Water)

Do you want to coach on open water? Want to support your club? To start a career in coaching paddlesport? If the answer is yes to any of those questions the Open Water Canoe Coach (Advanced Water)Award could be for you! Why become a Open Water Canoe Coach(Advanced Water)? First of all, you will be…
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Advanced water Sea Kayak Coach

Sea Kayak Coach (Advanced Water)

Do you want to coach Sea Kayaking? Want to support your club? To start a career in coaching in advanced water environments? If the answer is yes to any of those questions the Sea Kayak Coach (Advanced Water) Award could be for you! Why become a Sea Kayak Coach(Advanced Water)? First of all, you will…
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SUP Racing Coach

Stand Up Paddleboard Race Coach

Do you want to coach stand up paddleboarding? Want to support your club? To start a career in coaching paddlesport? If the answer is yes to any of those questions the Stand Up Paddleboard Race Coach Award could be for you! Why become a Stand Up Paddleboard Race Coach? First of all, you will be…
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SUP White Water Coach

Stand Up Paddleboard White Water Coach

Do you want to coach SUP? Want to support your club? To start a career in coaching paddlesport? If the answer is yes to any of those questions the Stand Up Paddleboard White Water Coach Award could be for you! Why become a Stand Up Paddleboard White Water Coach? First of all, you will be…
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Surf Coach Advanced Water

Surf Kayak Coach (Advanced Water)

Do you want to coach kayak surfing? Want to support your club? To start a career in coaching paddlesport? If the answer is yes to any of those questions the Surf Kayak Coach (Advanced Water) Award could be for you! Why become a Surf Kayak Coach (Advanced Water)? First of all, you will be joining…
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Surf Kayak Coach

Surf Kayak Coach

Do you want to coach kayak surfing? Want to support your club? To start a career in coaching paddlesport? If the answer is yes to any of those questions the Surf Kayak Coach Award could be for you! Why become a Surf Kayak Coach? First of all, you will be joining a community of like…
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Wild Water Racing Coach

Wild Water Racing Coach

Do you want to coach Wild Water Racing? Want to support your club? To start a career in coaching paddlesport? If the answer is yes to any of those questions, the Wild Water Racing Coach Award could be for you! Why become a WWR Coach? First of all, you will be joining a community of…
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Racing Coach

Racing Coach

Do you want to coach Sprint and/or Marathon paddlers? Want to support your club? To start a career in coaching paddlesport? If the answer is yes to any of those questions the Racing Coach Award could be for you! Why become a Racing Coach? First of all, you will be joining a community of like…
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Polo Coach

Polo Coach

Do you want to coach Polo? Want to support your club? To start a career in coaching paddlesport? If the answer is yes to any of those questions, the Polo Coach Award could be for you! Why become a Polo Coach? First of all, you will be joining a community of like minded individuals, keen…
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