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British Canoeing Coach Core Training

Qualification Level - 2 days | Prices from £275.00

Course Rating: 5.0 Rated 5.0 out of 5 based on 1 reviews

The BC Core Coach Training course is open to boat based and bank based coaches alike, and in any canoe and kayak discipline of paddlesport, recreational or competitive.

The course will cover all aspects of running coaching sessions for paddlers, focusing particularly on best coaching principles, session organisation, coaching philosophy, creating optimum learning environments and understanding the ‘how’ of coaching. All the sessions will be run in a practical format allowing plenty of time to put into practice the above principles in a context that is relevant to you.

 

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Dates & Prices

30/03/19
Cost (with accommodation): £325.00
Cost (no accommodation): £275.00
 
11/06/19
Cost (with accommodation): £325.00
Cost (no accommodation): £275.00
29/06/19
Cost (with accommodation): £325.00
Cost (no accommodation): £275.00
12/08/19
Cost (with accommodation): £325.00
Cost (no accommodation): £275.00
31/08/19
Cost (with accommodation): £325.00
Cost (no accommodation): £275.00
28/09/19
Cost (with accommodation): £325.00
Cost (no accommodation): £275.00
09/12/19
Cost (with accommodation): £325.00
Cost (no accommodation): £275.00
28/03/20
Cost (with accommodation): £325.00
Cost (no accommodation): £275.00

Is It For Me?

This two day course is open to anybody who has an interest in coaching paddlesport. There is direct entry into this level and the Core Coach Training is required by coaches looking to go on to either coach in sheltered, moderate or advanced levels.

Course Aims

The Core Coach Training develops the foundation coaching skills, with the aim to provide candidates with the tools to plan and deliver a series of progressive paddlesport coaching sessions, where understanding the ‘who’, ‘what’ and ‘how’ of coaching.

 

Course Content

The course will cover all aspects of running coaching sessions for paddlers, focusing particularly on best coaching principles, session organisation, coaching philosophy, creating optimum learning environments and understanding the ‘how’ of coaching. All the sessions will be run in a practical format allowing plenty of time to put into practice the above principles in a context that is relevant to you.

All of the above will be covered using the Lodge’s on site facilities of lecture rooms, rolling pool and pond, along with Loch Morlich or the River Spey which are both only 5 minutes away.

This part of the course will finish by giving you a clear action plan as to how to progress to BC Coach Discipline Specific Training in either sheltered, moderate or advanced water.

If there is any way you would benefit from us tailoring the learning programme to meet any learning or physical specific needs, please let us know a soon as possible so we can look at helping with this. Also if you are coming from a competition background and would like to discuss how the course will meet your needs, again please get in touch. We have a good range of kayaks and canoes at the Lodge, however if you want to bring your own specific boat with you please feel free to.

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

Further information available from here:

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

Funding

Please note there maybe funding available through your Home Nation Association to aid in the development of coaching. To find out more information please contact them or for SCA members please visit:

http://canoescotland.org/courses-training/funding-support

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 Wavesport, Zet Kayaks, 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:

  • Bouyancy aids
  • Helmets
  • Spray decks
  • 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
  • Split Paddles

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 also 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

The Core Coaching Training is open to Full Home Nation Association Members only

Registration:

Coaches need to register on their journey to Coach Award Assessment. This is award specific and can be completed at any time prior to assessment. Information available here:

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

Registration provides access to the British Canoeing Coach Award eLearning, amongst other benefits.

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

 

Course Rating: 5.0 Rated 5.0 out of 5 based on 1 reviews Read all reviews

A thoroughly enjoyable and inspiring course.
Louise Henderson Reviewed on 18/06/2016
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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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