The sheltered water coach training is based on the knowledge, understanding and skills that coaches need to ensure that athletes/learners in their care benefit the most from their session, while in a sheltered water environment.
This is a British Canoeing affiliated course so please take a look at the course details found here:
The sheltered water coach training is based on the knowledge, understanding and skills that coaches need to ensure that athletes/learners in their care are appropriately provided for, including:
- assessing athlete/learner performance and needs
- designing and delivering progressive practice/training sessions to meet these needs
- managing safety
- creating an enjoyable motivating learning environment
- skills to support your own personal learning and professional development
The 2 day training course focusing on the 'What' and 'How' to coach, building on your core training in the enviroment that you wish to coach.
You can choose to be a Sheltered water kayak coach or Sheltered water canoe coach or both Sheltered water canoe/kayak coach for your pathway.
When you feel ready for your assessment contact us to start arranging your assessment plan, and assessment day. This normally takes up to 2 weeks before your assessment day.
Candidates are required to register with their Home Nation Association at any point on their journey to assessment. It is highly recommended that coaches register early to enable access to the eLearning Coach Award package which provides supportive material and signposting to development opportunities.
In order to register, candidates need to hold Home Nation Association membership. There is no expiry date to the registration.
Discipline Specific Training Pre-requisites:
- Core Coach Training (or equivalent)
- Relevant Leadership Award for some disciplines (click here for further details)
- Full Home Nation Association Membership
We have no scheduled courses at the minute, but if you're interested please contact us and we will do our best to sort something out for you!