Category Archives: Athletes

  Sprint Policies Feedback

The Canoe Sprint International panel, in order to further improve future selection policies, is welcoming feedback on the 2018 Selection Policy.

They are keen to know specifically what you liked and how it can be improved, while maintaining the principles of objectivity, transparency and clarity on specific races for selection to identified events.

Feedback can be provided through the following webpage

https://www.britishcanoeing.org.uk/olympic-paralympic/sprint-intro/sprint-policies-feedback

  Flatwater Racing Skills Day at Roadford Lake, Devon

British Canoeing will be running a racing skills day on Saturday 18 August 2018 at Roadford Lake, Devon.

To register an interest in this day please use the online registration form

The Racing Skills Programme is established to encourage those athletes who love to paddle, whether it be in Sprint, Marathon, WWR, Paddle Ski etc, and who would like to develop their skills in different environments whilst meeting different paddlers and coaches to learn from each other.

Racing skills look to bring coaches, athletes and parents together to share knowledge and to allow those to be better informed to aid the growth of the young paddler in a fun and inventive way. This day will mostly be aimed at athletes aged 12-18 years old.

The Theme of the day: The Model Athlete
The factors with a beneficial effect to performance development. We aim to cover:

  • Mental
  • Tactical
  • Technical
  • Commitment
  • Lifestyle
  • Physical
  • Balance of training with school work

There were be 2x on water sessions, workshops and an open Q&A sessions for parents and coaches.

Attending this 2-hour workshop for coaches will give you an 18-month update to your CPD.

Parents:

There will be a 45-min presentation once the athletes have started their 1st Session.

Please see here for information on the upcoming racing skills day and please click here for more details about the England Racing Skills Programme.

Any questions relating to this RSP day should be directed to Mark Hoile (Talent Pathway Manager – Canoe Sprint) (mark.hoile@britishcanoeing.org.uk), or contact Daniel Thompson (daniel.thompson@britishcanoeing.org.uk) for any administrative questions you may have.

  2018/19 TASS Application Window Opens

The England Talent Programme has been awarded 20 TASS places for 2018-19. This is a combined total for Olympic disciplines across Slalom and Sprint.

Full inclusion detail is contained within the TASS nomination policy found here

Any athlete wishing to be considered for TASS for 2018-19 is invited to register their interest by completing the TASS application form found here by 4:00pm on 10th August 2018.

The TASS nomination policy and application form can be found on the England Talent Programme website

  Racing Skills Day at Southampton cancelled

British Canoeing have issued the following statement concerning the cancellation of the Racing Skills Day at Southampton Canoe Club:

“It is with regret that the Racing Skills Day scheduled to take place at Southampton Canoe Club on Saturday 28th July has been cancelled, this is due to limited uptake as a result of the school holidays.

The next Racing Skills Day is scheduled to take place at Roadford Lake, Devon on Saturday 18 August 2018, information will be sent out by Tuesday 24 July.

We look forward to seeing you all at future Racing Skills Days.”

  Reminder – Racing Skills Day at Southampton Canoe Club on 28th July

British Canoeing would like to remind young paddlers about the Racing Skills Day that will be held at Southampton Canoe Club on Saturday 28th July 2018.

Details about the day, including access to the online registration form, can be found by following the link below.

    icon_pdf  Southampton Racing Skills Day

Any questions relating to this RSP day should be directed to Mark Hoile (Talent Pathway Manager – Canoe Sprint)  (mark.hoile@britishcanoeing.org.uk)  or contact Daniel Thompson (daniel.thompson@britishcanoeing.org.uk)  for any administrative questions you may have.