British Canoeing Paddle Sport Instructor
British Canoeing Paddlesport Instructor Award. This Certificate in Coaching Paddlesport is the first step on the paddlesport coaching pathway, and the entry point for most paddlesport coaches.
The Paddlesport Instructor replaces the Level 1 award is perfect for those new to paddle sport coaching.
The qualification is not discipline specific and therefore suitable to coaches who wish to work with paddlers from any of the competitive and non-competitive paddle sport disciplines.
The Level 1 Coach can plan, deliver and review short coaching sessions, normally with the support of a more qualified coach.
They can work with paddlers at any stage of development; receiving specific training to coach paddlers in their first year of activity and to run taster sessions.
Fluid skills prides itself on the coach education courses and the level 1 coach course is the start point to your long term development in paddle sports coaching.
This is a training and assessment program delivered over a 4-day program.
The course covers delivery styles, safety and personal performance in a variety of paddle sports crafts.
You will need to have in place before you start the course:
British Canoeing Membership
Signed and stamped CR form
British Canoeing 2 star certificate
British Canoeing FSRT certificate