Open Water Canoe Coach Training
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 2 Days
  • 4 People to 1 instructor

Open Water Canoe Coach Training

  • Paddle
  • British Canoeing Award
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Overview

You'll get plenty of practical advice that supports your journey towards the Open Water Canoe Coach Award Qualification on this two day course. Alongside our friendly experienced team, you'll explore different approaches to coaching, understanding and enabling learning. You'll also gain some core coaching skills as they apply to coaching Open Canoeing. We'll support you in evolving your personal coaching development plan so that you have plenty of guidance to take away and put your learning into practice after the course.

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Can I book privately?

Yes. If you would like to book a private course then give us a call to discuss your needs.

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The Objectives

You'll have gained invaluable guidance to help you achieve the Open Water Canoe Coach Award Qualification, and have your own action plan to help your development continue. If you're not working towards the qualification, you'll go away with plenty of practical guidance to support your ongoing learning and development.

Itinerary

* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.

What to Expect


You'll spend day one applying your Core Coach Training on moderate open water in both solo and tandem boats. We'll cover paddling into, across, and down winds of up to force 4. On day two, we'll evaluate your coaching and use the feedback to help you develop an action plan for assessment and/or further improvements to your coaching.


Experience Required

Prior to your Coach Award Assessment you must have completed a number of prerequisites; | | Full Home Nation Association Membership | Core Coach Training | Canoe Leader Award | Your personal paddling skills should be well developed so that the full focus of the course is on coaching skills. | We also recommend that you're able to demonstrate the skills you've developed from the Canoe Leader award. | You'll also need good knowledge of the discipline Open Water canoeing, as this provides the content of what you'll be coaching.

Why Choose Plas y Brenin?

Our instructors are some of the UK’s most experienced. We train other instructors and help to write the national syllabuses for NGB qualifications in mountaineering, paddlesports, cycling and climbing. Our goal is to teach you skills to last a lifetime, and at Plas y Brenin you know you are getting training from the best.

If your course is based at Plas y Brenin, the residential price includes accommodation for the night before, and the duration of your time here. If you’re staying with us, we also provide delicious meals to keep you going as you learn, meaning you can concentrate on enjoying yourself.

When it comes to equipment, at Plas y Brenin we have a wide range of top-quality kit for you to use, all included in your course fee. This means if you’re just starting out, there’s no need to rush out and buy a load of expensive gear, and if you’re already pretty well kitted-out, it’s a great chance to try something new.

What do I need to bring?
Equipment List
How should I prepare?
Preparation guide

Available Course Dates

Start the booking process by selecting a course date, then adjust your details to suit your requirements.

Course Start Date
Duration
Spaces available
Cost*
Course Start Date
3rd October, 2022
Duration
2 Days
Spaces available
4
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£284.00
Residential:
£386.00

*If your course is based at Plas Y Brenin, Capel Curig, residential prices include catering from the morning of your course start date and cover the duration of your course, accommodation starts on the night before your course commences to the morning of the last day of your booking.

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