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) firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.com. 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
The 2017 Junior Racing Canoeist of the Year is Ieuan James, Forth CC, gold medallist in the Junior and U23 World Championships this year in the K1 200m. The trophy was suitably presented to Ieuan by Liam Heath, another fairly good K1 200m paddler(!!!), who was also the winner of this award in 2002.