British Canoeing are delighted to be running a Racing Skills Day on Saturday 27 October 2018 at the National Water Sports Centre, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham covering the theme of Strength & Conditioning for athletes (P.N. This day is all land and gym based so no boats are required).
To register an interest in this day please use the online registration form Continue reading “Racing Skills – Strength & Conditioning day 27th October, HPP”
The 2018 Canoe Racing seminar will be held at the Belfry, Oxford on Saturday 10th November. Following on from a very interesting and sucessful debut last year, club coaches are invited to attend and listen to BC’s top coaching staff and athletes discuss technical, tactical, physical and psychological aspects of coaching, performance and wellbeing. Continue reading “2018 Racing Seminar”
BC are launching an exciting new programme aimed at supporting new volunteers who are interested in volunteering at a regional and national level with British Canoeing. Details can be found on the BC website here
British Canoeing have launched a specific Race Coach Award (level 2) in January 2018, with the first course be planned for spring 2018. The MRC is able to offer funding to support courses provided in canoe clubs by unsupported, volunteer coach tutors to similarly unsupported students.
Full details and application forms below.
Continue reading “MRC funding for club race coaching”
A great guide from the Purple Paddler website, listing stability ratings for different boats:-
A new, canoe racing-specific course has just been developed at the “Coach Award” level, targeted at the Club Race Coach and will be rolled out during 2018. So if you’re interested in a racing-specific coaching qualification please contact BC Coaching Department email@example.com. The MRC Coaching rep Jim Taylor-Ross is available if you wish to talk through any ideas or issues.
It’s not your rudder that slows you down, it really isn’t. But if the science of the perfect rudder is your thing, this is an interesting read:
Continue reading “Rudder Design”
A practical guide to getting yourself organised for canoe racing
Continue reading “Your First Race”
Your School Games has published a set of guideline activity ideas for canoeing activities targeted at different school age groups. Click here to download