Reading Canoe Club, in partnership with British Canoeing, are delighted to be running a racing skills day on Saturday 13 January 2018 at Reading Canoe Club. Racing skills looks to bring coaches, athletes and parents together to share knowledge and become better informed in the process to aid the development of the young paddler in a fun and inventive way.
Racing skills is open to those coaches, parents and athletes who wish to compete in racing kayaking or canoeing. It will mostly be targeted at U13 and above.
Please use the links below for more information on the racing skills day and more details about the England Racing Skills Programme.
Racing Skills Day information
Racing Skills Booklet v3
To register an interest in the Racing Skills Day please use the online registration form
Any questions relating to the England Racing Skills Programme should be directed to Mark Hoile (Talent Pathway Manager- Canoe Sprint) email@example.com
The event schedule for the April National Regatta has been revised in the light of a change in the requirement for selection races for some international competitions. The new schedule is now available on the Current Year page on the National menu, or use the link below.
Revised event schedule for April 2018
More details have been issued about the National Junior Crew Boat K4 and K2 assessment days on 3rd & 4th March. These updated details are given in the document that can be downloaded by clicking on the link below. The downloaded document also contains a further link to the registration process for the event. You should note that registration closes at 15:30 on Friday 23rd February 2018.
Details for Junior K4 and K2 assessment days
The racing handbooks for the 2018 season are now available by post for £9 (including £3 P&P)
You can order a copy by making an electronic transfer of £9 to the Sprint Racing Committee bank account, and then emailing your name and address to Cathy Wynne
The bank account details for your payment are:
Account name: British Canoeing Sprint Racing Committee
Sort code: 20-19-95
Account No: 93457605
Payment reference: ‘Handbook’ + your name
The SRC are pleased to announce the Best Performance awards from the National Championship Regatta.
The trophies will be presented at an early opportunity in the 2018 season, date to be confirmed.
The Official Results for the September 2017 National Sprint Regatta are now available. We apologise for the delay in publication but there were a lot of promotions and demotions to consider and confirm from this regatta.
September 2017 Official Results
The results are also available on the Current Year page.
After the regatta a Vajda K1 seat was found in the middle of the road on Regatta Way. It has been handed into reception at NWSC; telephone 0115 982 1212.
On behalf of Paul Ratcliffe, Performance Director, and Mike Chandler, Head of Performance Coaching, British Canoeing would like to invite you to a racing seminar for all coaches on 11th November 2017.
The seminar, which has been put together with some of our club coaches, will be a mixture of interactions, presentations and coaching discussions with the view to keep building and spreading our knowledge across the sport to help continuously improve our athletes.
Racing Seminar Poster
The seminar will be free to attend and a venue will be confirmed in due course, but will be easily accessible from the M25 and M40 as this is most central to most clubs.
There will be up to 100 places available and please let Mike Chandler know if you wish to take part by Friday 29th September 2017 by using his email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Clubs can send one email with a list of attendees, which must include each attendee’s full name and email address.
We’d love for you to join us to help keep improving this sport together.
We looking forward to hearing from you soon.
Paul and Mike