British Canoeing Advanced Open Water Canoe Coach Assessment
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 1 Days
  • 2 People to 1 instructor

British Canoeing Advanced Open Water Canoe Coach Assessment

  • Paddle
  • British Canoeing Award
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Coaching canoes in strong wind and waves is a challenging proposition. Show us your skills!

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The Objectives

To succeed, you'll demonstrate that you're fully conversant with the content of the British Canoeing Coach Award documentation as it relates to Open Water Canoe Coaching in Advanced Waters.| You'll also show that you have the ability to coach and paddle comfortably on advanced open water i.e. large lakes/lochs in winds above force 4 and more than 500m from shore and deal with a selection of safety and rescue incidents within these conditions.


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

What to Expect

You'll be assessed over coaching two sessions, 90 minutes in total. Both of these sessions will include elements carried out in advanced conditions. In addition you'll need to demonstrate your ability to paddle comfortably and deal with a selection of safety and rescue incidents in these conditions.

Experience Required

Prior to your Coach Award Assessment you must have completed a number of prerequisites, which are, in summary:| | Registration Coach Award | eLearning | Coach Award Core Training | Coach Award Discipline Specific Training | Advanced Canoe Leaders award | Specific details (and acceptable alternatives) are provided in the Coach Award Course Guide
What do I need to bring?
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How should I prepare?
Preparation guide

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