England Development Programme

The England Canoe Sprint Talent Programme are pleased to announce details of their upcoming England Development Programme (EDP) training events.

The upcoming winter dates are as follows:
2nd and 3rd November 2019 at the National Water Sports Centre, Holme Pierrepoint, Nottingham, NG12 2LU
8th and 9th February 2020 club venue to be confirmed.

Please note: No accommodation will be provided for athletes or coaches at this event.

Each camp’s provision will be themed around the 4-phase race model (see below) and sessions will be structured as stage and age approriate for U14-U16 athletes for the relevant point in the season.

1 – Start technique
2 – Translation into Race Pace
3 – Race Pace
4 – Race Pace endurance

Camp provision will be structured to ensure that learning and development occurs between events. As such, it is highly encouraged that athletes should attend these events with their club coach as this will support the intended learning outcomes of these weekends and each EDP core event will include coach development opportunities. The Talent Coach Developer will be present at these training weekends to provide support to club coaches.

Programme Purpose
The EDP is a new addition to the pathway for 2019/20. The intent with this programme is to help identify and support emerging club-based athletes who are primarily under 16 and who may be challenging for the GB Junior team in the next 2-3 years, as well as supporint these athletes’ coaches within the clubs. The full Eligibility Policy is available HERE.

To be added tp the EDP camp mailing list in order to receive information when these training events are open to register please complete the form HERE.

How to sign up
Athletes and coaches are invited to register for the November Development weekend using the link HERE before 25th October 2019.