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British Canoeing – Paddlesport Instructor Course

May 22 @ 9:00 am - May 25 @ 5:00 pm


The Paddlesport Instructor is the first step on the paddlesport coaching pathway, and the entry point for most paddlesport coaches.

This qualification develops the foundation coaching skills that underpin coaching practice. Specifically, it introduces the fundamentals of safe, ethical and effective paddlesport coaching and is available as a bank-based or a boat-based qualification. The qualification is not discipline specific and is suitable for coaches who work with paddlers from any of the competitive and recreational paddlesport disciplines.

The course prepares coaches, for running taster sessions, coaching introductory core skills, coaching paddlers in a variety of craft and coaching in sheltered and very sheltered water conditions, normally with the support of a more qualified coach.

All candidates are required to have completed: Pre-course registration, hold their Foundation Safety and Rescue Training and hold a 2 Star (or higher) in Canoe and Kayak or Paddlepower Discover prior to attending this training course. These are all courses we are able to provide.

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May 22 @ 9:00 am
May 25 @ 5:00 pm


Haven Banks Outdoor Education Centre
Haven Road
Exeter, Devon EX2 8DP United Kingdom
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01392 400150