British Canoeing Sea Kayak Coach Assessment

1 day

Age 16+

Assessment Discussion Task: Through the completion of the Assessment Discussion Task, the coach needs to show that they can:

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Practical Coaching: Coaches are required to plan and deliver a minimum of 90-minutes practical and progressive coaching activity. This can be through two separate practice based sessions, multiple smaller sessions or one long session.


Rescue Skills: In all cases, the coach is required to manage safety appropriately within their practical coaching assessment, including the management of any rescue situations. This will be assessed through observation and questioning. In addition to this, coaches need to show that they have the competence, judgement and decision making skills to safely manage the following incidents:

Personal Skills The coach must demonstrate efficient, effective personal skills. Coaches need to demonstrate efficient and effective personal skills to facilitate safe, quality, enjoyable coaching sessions in the upper end of the environments defined by the specific award. They will need to show the application of technical and tactical skills, the underpinning physiological attributes, psychological skills and the judgement and decision making to perform safely and in control within the upper end of the stated environments relevant to the award.

Background Knowledge, Understanding and Experience: A wide range of background knowledge, understanding and experience is required to fulfil the coach’s responsibilities and to inform their judgement and decision-making. The assessment of this will be blended throughout the assessment programme with questioning, discussion, specific tasks and evidenced by the actions taken.

Prerequisites

The coach must demonstrate efficient, effective personal skills. Coaches need to demonstrate efficient and effective personal skills to facilitate safe, quality, enjoyable coaching sessions in the upper end of the environments defined by the specific award. A wide range of background knowledge, understanding and experience is required to fulfil the coach’s responsibilities and to inform their judgement and decision-making.

Prior to the Sea Kayak Coach (Moderate Water) Award Assessment candidates are required to have completed a number of prerequisites including:

Once all prerequisites are in place candidates need Home Nation Association approval to proceed to assessment.

Equipment and Kit Information
Daily Schedule

Booking Options

DateSpaces LeftPriceQuantity
20 Jul '19 - 21 Jul '19 2 £140
06 Sep '19 - 07 Sep '19 2 £140

Extras

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