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Skill Acquisition & Coaching Process CourseEnquiries and Booking

Skill Acquisition & Coaching Process Course

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Steve's Skill Acquisition course provides an excellent base on which to build your coaching no matter what your discipline or present standard.

Skill Acquisition and Coach Education are Steve's academic specialisms and he is keen to run this course at an advanced a level as possible. You won't get better guidance anywhere!

This course is generic to all learning situations and attracts people from a wide range of disciplines and backgrounds.

Steve's ability to extend the content means clients are usually fully challenged and engaged by what they discover on this 2 day course.

All courses are in Cumbria unless otherwise noted though Steve can run bespoke courses anywhere - call to discuss this with him.

Dates: 7-8 July 18 / 20-21 Dec 18

Cost: £195


BC White Water Kayak Leader Training (formerly 4 Star)Enquiries and Booking

BC White Water Kayak Leader Training (formerly 4 Star)

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This course will cover the BC syllabus at this level and ensure you are fully conversant with the personal skills and leadership requirements of the award. This is also an excellent course for recreational kayakers to help them get more out of their paddling.

Dates: 1-2 Dec 18

Cost: £195


BC White Water Kayak Leader Assessment (formerly 4 Star)Enquiries and Booking

BC White Water Kayak Leader Assessment (formerly 4 Star)

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This is the assessment for the BC WW Kayak Leader award. The 2 day course will check your ability to paddle, lead and manage a group in moderate water conditions. Please ensure you comply with all the BC prerequisites before presenting for this course.

Dates: 17-18 Dec 18

Cost: £195


BC White Water Safety & Rescue CourseEnquiries and Booking

BC White Water Safety & Rescue Course

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This course aims to provide Grade 2 white water paddlers with all the knowledge and skills required to prevent, avoid and deal with river incidents. It is a prerequisite for those wishing to undertake Inland canoe and kayak Leader assessments.

As with First Aid training, this certificate will be valid for 3 years.

Dates: 6-7 Nov 18

Cost: £195


BC 3 Star White Water Kayak TrainingEnquiries and Booking

BC 3 Star White Water Kayak Training

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This course will covers the elements of the BC award at this level. Please check the BC website for a full syllabus.

Dates: Available on demand at any time

Cost: On application


BC 3 Star White Water Kayak AssessmentEnquiries and Booking

BC 3 Star White Water Kayak Assessment

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This course will assess the elements covered on training and in the BC syllabus. Please check the BC website for full details.

Dates: Available on demand at any time.

Cost: On application


BC Canoe/Kayak Foundation Safety and Rescue Award Enquiries and Booking

BC Canoe/Kayak Foundation Safety and Rescue Award

This one day course is designed to provide safety awareness and rescue training for flat water situations. This test is a pre-requisite for BC Level 1 and 2 coaching awards.

This course is included at a discounted rate if you are taking it as day 1 of Steve's BC Level 1 Coach Course.

Dates: Comprises the first day of the BC Level 1 courses and by request at any time.

Cost: £95 on advertised courses


BC Advanced White Water Kayak Leader Training (formerly 5 Star)Enquiries and Booking

BC Advanced White Water Kayak Leader Training (formerly 5 Star)

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This 2 day course covers personal paddling, group management and river leadership on grade 3 and 4 inland water. Whilst BC 4 star leader (now WW Kayak Leader) award is the only official prerequisite, in reality you need to be confidently paddling grade 3 water to gain maximum benefit from this course. Holding the BC Advanced White Water Safety and Rescue certificate is required before assessment.

Dates: By arrangement

Cost: £225 per head for groups of 2-4


BC Advanced White Water Kayak Leader Assessment (formerly 5 Star)Enquiries and Booking

BC Advanced White Water Kayak Leader Assessment (formerly 5 Star)

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This 2 day assessment examines your ability to safely and effectively kayak on grade 4 inland water and to lead others in this advanced environment.

Dates: By arrangement with Steve. Please call to discuss your needs.

Cost: £225


British Canoeing Guide ModulesEnquiries and Booking

The BC Guide award is designed for individuals working on and running extended paddlesports trips home and abroad. It is open to all BC members though it is necessary to have held and used a BC leadership award for at least two years before being endorsed as a Guide.

Five 1 day modules are available, aspirant Guides must take a minimum of three. They then follow a period of mentored practice before being signed off as a Guide when they meet the required standard. There is no formal assessment.

Full details can be found on BC's website https://www.britishcanoeing.org.uk/courses/guide/

Dates: 1-14 July 2019 (all 5 modules free as part of the Keele River canoe expedition)

Cost: £100 per day module or included in price if taken as part of a sea kayak or canoe trip at £550


 

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