Category Archives: National

  Racing Skills Day at Reading Canoe Club rescheduled to Saturday 13 January 2018

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.

    icon_pdf  Racing Skills Day information

    icon_pdf  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)  mark.hoile@britishcanoeing.org.uk 

  Reminder – Racing Skills Day at Leighton Buzzard canoe club on 19th May 2018

Leighton Buzzard Canoe Club, in partnership with British Canoeing, are delighted to be running a racing skills day on Saturday 19 May 2018 at Leighton Buzzard Canoe Club.

This is the second of the Racing Skills Programme (RSP) days. The first Racing Skills day which took place at Reading Canoe Club in January was a great success with coaches, athletes and parents coming away from the day very positive. The whole idea of the RSP is 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 looks 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.

There is no, one way to develop talent and with the knowledge within the room, there could be a coach who could help you with any thoughts or challenges you may have as a club coach.

Racing Skills is open to those coaches, parents and athletes who wish to compete in racing kayaking or canoeing. It will mostly be aimed at U13 upwards.

Please use the links below for more information on the racing skills day, including a link to apply for a place, and the Racing Skills Booklet.

    icon_pdf  Racing Skills Day information and link to online registration form

    icon_pdf  Racing Skills Booklet v3

Any questions relating to this RSP day should be directed to Owen Shephard (England Regional Pathways Coach and Sprint Futures – Canoe Sprint)  (owen.shephard@britishcanoeing.org.uk)  or Daniel Thompson (daniel.thompson@britishcanoeing.org.uk)  for any administrative questions you may have.