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"Very well set up each day and was tailored to the group. Learnt lots about paddlesport coaching and how learners learn. Technical content was of a very high standard but was right for the group."


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British Canoeing

Stand Up Paddleboard Sheltered Water
Coach​ ​​Training

The next step for stand up paddleboard coaches who have completed the core coach module and are keen to coach stand up paddleboarding.

Water park Adventure Centre

Who should do this course?

  • Paddlers who wish to work with students to coach improvement beyond introductory sessions will enjoy this course.
  • Club coaches who have completed the core training and wish to further develop their technical and tactical understanding.

This course will look at:

  • Goal setting and matching teaching strategy to the goal and the duration of the session.
  • Technical understanding of fundamental movement skill and development of technical templates.
  • Skill breakdown..
  • Development of progressions to link learning.
  • Practice tasks to enable clear observation and analysis.
  • Use of intrinsic feedback strategies.

All students will leave the course with a clear and precise action plan to allow them to focus on assessment or just become a better coach.

This will include feedback on:

  • Personal skill against the coach benchmark.
  • Technical understanding and knowledge of technical templates.
  • Coaching delivery.
  • Rescue skill.

Stand Up Paddleboarding

At the end of the course you will receive a discount voucher for £55 off the full price of a place on one of our performance awards. Terms apply.

Course Dates

Dates to be arranged.

Course fee: £220


  • British Canoeing Membership
  • Core coach training.
  • Experience of working with groups.
  • A reasonable level of personal skill in the sheltered water environment.
  • An interest in the coaching of students.

Resources and Links

British Canoeing Coach Award Course GuideCoach Award Course Guide

Wild River Session PlannerWR Session Planner

Coach Award e-learning

Wild River manoeuvres for sheltered waterManoeuvres for Sheltered Water

Rescue skills check listRescue Skills Check List

Coach Award Training

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