Freestyle Coach Training

If you’re looking to coach Freestyle, this two day training focuses on how to coach the technical and tactical skills for Freestyle paddlers. The course will help you plan and deliver safe, enjoyable, progressive coaching sessions and you’ll explore the specifics to help you coach some typical learners and athletes relevant to you and Freestyle.

This Discipline Specific Training focuses on HOW to coach the discipline specific skills and WHAT you will be coaching. The training explores how to coach technical and tactical skills. The course will help coaches plan and deliver safe, enjoyable, progressive coaching sessions and explore specifics to help coaches coach some typical athletes/learners relevant to you/your discipline. The course will cover the content delivered in your core training but out in the discipline specific environment.

This course will have elements of classroom contact with 80% of the course being water based.

The syllabus is based on the knowledge, understanding and skills that the coaches need to ensure the athletes/learners in their care are appropriately provided for. This includes:

assessing athlete/learner performance and needs
designing and delivering progressive practice/training sessions to meet these needs
managing safety
creating an enjoyable motivating learning environment
skills to support your own personal learning and professional development
Course Layout
Day 1: You, your peers and the provider will be out playing with ideas and theories while getting to grips with the environments in the eyes of a freestyle coach. Giving it all a go.

Day 2: We will have real students arrive for you to give it all a go! A great way try new ideas and concepts with the ongoing development of a training course happening.

Pre Requisites
Hold British Canoeing membership
British Canoeing Core Coach Training
17 years or older
Recommended Kit
Freestyle Craft (If water Based)
Personal Paddling Equipment
Any safety equipment you would carry on the water
Lunch and water
note pad and pen
Useful Downloads
Coach Award Course Guide

Coach Award Assessment Guidance

Coach Award Assessment Discussion Task Example 1 Forward Paddling

Coach Award Unit Spec And Course Content

Coach Award Coaching Development Plan

Coach Award Assessment Day Pack

Advice For Coaches Transfering To The Coach Awards Oct 2017



Freestyle Coach Training 5th – 6th May 2021Chertsey Lock 2 Space Left £200.00 Book Now