Paddlesport

Canoe & Kayak Courses

One-to-one coaching

 

Develop confidence, trip planning skills and safety awareness through expert advice and tutorage. Learn how to control your canoe or kayak, what to take and how to make the most of your time on the water.

 

Based on Severn in Worcester. All equipment provided.

 

BCU Courses / Skills development

 

Paddlepower/ One-star

 

Learn everything you need to get started in canoeing or kayaking, including manoeuvring your boat, how to stay safe and how to maximise your enjoyment of the sport.

 

Ideal for developing confidence, this course can also meets criteria for BCU One Star so you can be assessed for your first Star Award at the end of the programme if desired.

 

Available over 2 full-days or 8 sessions

 

Courses run throughout the year, get in touch for details

 

More details from Canoe England Website:

http://www.canoe-england.org.uk/media/pdf/BCU%201%20Star%20Syllabi%20V3-0%20Oct13%20(2).pdf

 

Two-star Award

 

The Two Star award develops skills learned during One-Star and includes 2 exciting river trips and lots of chances to try a range of canoes and kayaks.

 

4 full-days (2 weekends) or 8 x 3 hour sessions over 8-weeks

 

More details from Canoe England Website:

http://www.canoe-england.org.uk/media/pdf/BCU%202%20Star%20Syllabi%20V3-0%20Oct13.pdf

 

Three-star Award

 

The Three-Star award is intended for intermediate paddlers and allows time to apply flat-water skills in a moving water environment. Develop confidence and safety awareness so you fell inspired to take your boat to new places and tackle new adventures!

 

2-days combined training and assessment is available to those with some whitewater experience.

 

Discounted rates for group bookings. Get in touch for more details.

 

More details from Canoe England Website:

http://www.canoe-england.org.uk/media/pdf/BCU%203%20Star%20Open%20Canoe%20Syllabi%20V3-1%20Aug14.pdf

 

Four Star Leadership Award Preparations

 

Already got a three-star award and interested in leading others? Four Star preparation days are available to give you skills and confidence in specific areas of the 4-star syllabus, including

 

-Tracking/lining

-Poling

-Tandem skills

-Break-in/out

-Ferry Gliding

-Improvised canoe sailing/ using canoe sailing rigs

-Rescue skills

-Trip planning and leadership skills

 

Full details on 4 Star Leadership Award can be found here:

 

http://www.canoe-england.org.uk/media/pdf/BCU%204%20Star%20Open%20Canoe%20Leader%20Syllabi%20V3-0%20(4)%20Oct13.pdf

 

 

 

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