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British Canoeing Advanced Open Water Canoe Coach - Training

Qualification Level - 2 days | Prices from £285.00

This two day course provides the training required to progress to the BC Advanced Open Water Canoe Coach Assessment. The aim of the course is to develop your coaching knowledge to transfer the coaching skills from the BC Core Coach Training into the advanced discipline specific open water environment.

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

For more information on the award and access to ELearning have a look here:

https://www.britishcanoeingawarding.org.uk/

 

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Dates & Prices

30/05/19
Cost (with accommodation): £335.00
Cost (no accommodation): £285.00
02/12/19
Cost (with accommodation): £335.00
Cost (no accommodation): £285.00
28/05/20
Cost (with accommodation): £335.00
Cost (no accommodation): £285.00
18/11/20
Cost (with accommodation): £335.00
Cost (no accommodation): £285.00

Is It For Me?

This two day course provides the training required to progress to the BC Advanced Open Water Canoe Coach Assessment.

Course Aims

The aim of the course is to develop your coaching knowledge to transfer the coaching skills from the BC Core Coach Training into the advanced discipline specific open water environment.

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

Course Content

This two day course provide the training require to progress to the BC Advanced Open Water Canoe Coach Assessment. The aim of the course is to develop your coaching knowledge to transfer the coaching skills from the BC Core Coach Training into the advanced discipline specific open water environment. With this in mind the day will be spent primarily looking at ‘what’ we coach in the environment with the specific boats, and then ‘how’ we do that with the skills that we already have.

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

For further information and more detailed syllabus please contact the SCA on 0131 317 7314 or look on the Coaching part of the website;
http://canoescotland.org/courses-training/bcu-coaching-awards-and-endorsements

or

https://www.britishcanoeingawarding.org.uk/

Arrival & Departure Information
This two-day course starts at 0900 hrs when you meet you instructors and finishes around 1800 hrs.

What Will I Need?

Glenmore Lodge has a large and very comprehensive store of up to date clothing and equipment. You are welcome to use your own equipment and pick and choose odd items from the store. Your instructor will want to check that personal equipment is appropriate for the activity.

If you are thinking about buying equipment but are not too sure what to get we would advise you to come and try our equipment and then make your purchases after the course. We have a range of most equipment items you can try during the course and there is advice on hand from other students as well as the staff.

We have a range of some of the latest river kayaks from Pyranha and other top manufacturers. All our sea kayaks are this year’s models from P&H and Valley. Our open boats are all new from Hou Canoes, Mad River, Wenonah and Venture. The surf kayaks are also of up to date design from Valley and Mega.

Our paddling clothing is from Peak and we have a wide range tailored to your discipline.

We use a range of paddles depending on the activity, Lendal and Werner for sea kayaking and Werner for river/surf kayaking and canoeing. There are specialist additional open boating items such as paddles, poles and sails.

GLENMORE LODGE CAN SUPPLY:

  • Buoyancy aids
  • Helmets
  • Cags
  • Wet suits
  • Wet suit bootees
  • Small drybags
  • Dry suits (only for out of season kayak courses)
  • Paddling Trousers
  • Pogies
  • Paddling Neoprene Gloves/mitts
  • Towlines
  • Lines
  • Kneeling Mats
  • Bailers

EQUIPMENT YOU NEED TO BRING WHICH WE DO NOT HAVE IN THE STORES.

Listed here are the essentials; this is not an exhaustive list.

  • Informal clothing for leisure wear
  • Insulating layers – at least two mid weights
  • Fleece/insulated jacket
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Hat & gloves***
  • Vacuum Flask & Water Bottle ***
  • Box or bag for packed lunch.
  • Blister kit/ small first aid kit
  • Personal toiletries & medications (towels are provided)
  • Sun cream – you just never know! ***
  • Sunhat and sun glasses & cord
  • Insect repellent – it may be midgey!***
  • Spare towel
  • An alarm clock
  • Waterproof notebook ***

Glenmore Lodge has a pool, gym & climbing wall, so don’t forget your swimming/gym/climbing kit!

Items marked *** are available in our shop subject to availability.

Remember the price is all inclusive

We want our customers to easily know what their course will cost, up front and in the open. Accommodation on the night before and the nights during your course, pick up from the train station (Friday and Sunday evenings only), breakfast, lunch, cake break and dinner are all included. All transportation on the course, centre facilities & any equipment you borrow are also part of the package.

Course Pre-Requisites

Formal Prerequisites

The Discipline Specific Training is open to coaches with:

  • Full Home Nation Association Membership
  • BC Advanced Canoe Leadership Award
  • BC Core Coach Training

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/

What’s included on your course

  • Instruction
  • Use of kit
  • Shuttle bus to Glenmore Lodge (departs Aviemore station 5:20pm on Friday and Sundays)
  • Packed lunch and afternoon tea each day
  • In-course transport

What’s included if you choose the residential option – As above PLUS

  • Bed in shared en-suite room – available from 3pm on day before your course starts *

(Single rooms may be available for a supplementary charge, please ask at reception when you arrive)

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner for each course day (except one day and back-to-back courses)
  • Use of the facilities at Glenmore Lodge
  • Linen is provided along with a towel, you may wish to bring an extra towel if you would like to use the facilities or are on a paddlesport course

Arriving at Glenmore Lodge

  • For more information on travel to the Lodge click here
  • Your first inclusive meal is breakfast (7:45 -8:30am) An evening meal is not provided on your arrival night, but bar meals are available in our Lochain bar 5pm to 9pm (5-7pm on Mondays and Tuesdays)
  • Packed lunches are collected at breakfast
  • On Mondays and Saturdays only there will be a 10 minute welcome talk at 8.15am, on other days you will meet your instructor at 9am. The daily programme of your course will be discussed with your instructor when you first meet, taking into account aspirations and prevailing weather conditions

On your last day

  • Check out time is 10am on the final day of your booking, we have changing areas, showers and left luggage facilities on site
  • All courses will finish by 5pm
  • On Fridays and Sundays we offer a drop off to Aviemore station, leaving Glenmore Lodge at 5pm, please contact us at least 24 hours in advance if you would like to book this service

*some exceptions – see detailed course notes

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We are happy to create it for you. You can hire one of our instructors or guides from as little as £280 a day, including any equipment. If you’re a group, all of our courses are available on a date that suits you or if you would prefer we can tailor a course to your requirements. Simply give us a call to discuss your requirements.

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