For many the British Canoeing Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Paddlesports is the first step on the coaching pathway and during this four day course we intend to introduce you to the fundamental skills and knowledge associated with safe, effective and ethical coaching.Our aim is to develop your own coaching skills through out the course. Continuous feedback will be given on your performance and will share our ideas, coaching concepts and knowledge inline with the level 1 coach syllabus. Sessions will be as practical as possible and we will have time to reflect on basic coaching principles which are appropriate to you own settings.
By the end of the 4 days you will be armed with the knowledge, skills and confidence to plan, deliver and review short coaching sessions in a flat water environment.
The British Canoeing Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Paddlesports is suitable for both boat and bank based coaches in any discipline. It is expected that the level 1 coach will work closely and with guidance from a higher level of coach, where the sharing of ides, concepts and best practice is encouraged.
On the first morning of the course your trainer will need to see:
More information can be found on the Scottish Canoe Association website.Equipment and Kit Information