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This new Coach award is an ideal award for anyone wanting a formal and regulated qualification coaching SUP in a sheltered water environment, introducing fundamental skills up to 200 metres from the bank and up to force 3 winds.

This award is designed to develop your understanding of how to plan and paddle a Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) in sheltered water, using the appropriate abilities and decision making skills to travel safely on your pre-determined route.

Your SUP Sheltered Water Award will give you the ability to organise and carry out an enjoyable and safe trip on the water up to 200 metres from shore, up to force 3 in winds. You will be confident in considering how far you can safely travel from the shore, whilst identifying safe exit points, expanding your knowledge of rescue techniques and looking at the external and environmental factors which may affect our journey. You will create proficient skills to anticipate and adapt to problems we may encounter to enable us to have a safe and enjoyable day out stand up paddleboarding.

At the end of the course detailed action planning will take place to help you progress to assessment.

All Kit and Equipment is provided such as Wetsuits, Buoyancy Aids, Boats, Safety Equipment etc. Course fee is inclusive of all British Canoeing Certification fees.

 

Pre-Requisites: Prior to attending the course you must have Full Home Nation Membership and have attended a British Canoeing Core Coach Training Course.

 

Please note registration requirements here:

http://canoescotland.org/courses-training/coach-and-leader-registration

 

Access to British Canoeing Elearning:

https://www.britishcanoeingawarding.org.uk/coach-award-elearning/


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Course Information

Duration: 2 Days

Time: 0915-1700

Minimum Standard: See Pre-requisites

Minimum Age: 16 yrs. 

Anyone under the age of 18 years must have a Parental Consent form completed and signed by a parent/guardian - this must be handed in to reception on arrival during registration, without this form participants will not be permitted to take part.

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