Coach Award Stand Up Paddleboard (Sheltered Water)
The British Canoeing Stand Up Paddleboard (Sheltered Water) Coach training targets coaches who want to gain more knowledge
about coaching Stand Up Paddleboard. This course provides the techniques and strategies for coaching Stand Up Paddleboard
techniques to support the Course Training Programme. The course is a mix of theory and practical activity to ensure everyone has
time to try things out. The module seeks to support the continuing process of good coaching practice from the Coach Core Module
with the syllabi written to focus on coaches who are likely to be supporting paddlers at introductory to intermediate level.
Practical activities are in context of the core skills. Coaches will work towards understanding these core skills, while building
specific coaching tools to aid the delivery of fun and productive sessions. The course will involve a mix of theory and practical
sessions to aid the cognitive understanding and skills to be efficient on a Board.
Providers must realise that not all the skills and content within this document can be covered and that by information gathering and
understanding your participant needs will steer what aspects you will cover on the programme in specific sessions such as Session
3 – Games with Aims, Session 4 – Information Gathering, Session 5 – Analysis and Evaluation, Sessions 6, 7 and 13 – Coaching
Sessions, Session 14 – Performance Analysis and Session 15 – Incident Management.
What are the Prerequisites?
Full Home Nation Association Membership
Relevant Leadership Award for some disciplines
Core Coach Training or existing Coach
What will we cover?
On your Discipline Specific Training course you will focus on how to coach technical and tactical skills. The course will help you plan and deliver safe, enjoyable, progressive coaching sessions and you’ll explore specifics to help you coach some typical athletes/learners relevant to you/your discipline.
What do I do after the Discipline Specific Training if I am going for Coach Assessment?
Practice. Your independent and supplementary learning are important to help you develop your coaching skills, see overleaf. You can proceed to Assessment when you feel ready (and when you have the prerequisites in place). You can also repeat (or access different) elements of training if you wish to strengthen, broaden, recap or refresh your knowledge and understanding of the content.