British Canoeing Sheltered Water SUP Coach Training
Who: open to paddlers who have completed core coach training and interested in
supporting and developing paddleboarders.
What: throughout the 2-day mostly practical course you will explore coaching
concepts, models and approaches which can help support and shape your own
How: we support your coach learning by using a blend of practical on the water,
group professional conversations and post course support.
Where: the course will run in the Shrewsbury area on the River Severn or other
suitable sheltered water environment.
All coach learners must be ‘On the Water’ British Canoeing Members, attended core
coach training and be paddling to at least at Explore level to get the most out of the
Although coach learners are not required to register with British Canoeing Coach
Award prior to DST Coach Training it is worth considering; especially if you are
intending to complete the British Canoeing Coach Award.
When registered you can access Coach Award eLearning which provides a valuable
foundation resource for both Core and Discipline Specific Training.
What to bring
Personal paddling kit, notebook etc., packed lunch and willingness to actively engage.
SUPs will be available if required.
I have started paddling in my childhood with family and local canoe club. I have over 30 years
coaching experience and hold BCU Level 5 coach award. I have always been interested in
learning and coaching and in recent years I have gained BSc Hons in Sport Science and MSc
in Sport Coaching.
Core Coach Training
Date: 18 – 19 April
Venue: Shrewsbury Area