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£200 Per Person

Open Water Canoe Coach Training

The British Canoeing Discipline Specific Training course for Canoe coaches wanting to operate in moderate Open Water up to force 4 Beaufort. 

Intense Two-Day Course

On this intense two-day course, you build on practical coaching in open water using the coaching theory introduced in the British Canoeing Coach Award Core Training Course.

We will include British Canoeing Coaching Philosophy- Present Coaching theory and practice along with Practical ways to develop paddlers in your chosen discipline.

This course is designed to be a Hands-On practical-based course backed up with clever modern theory that will be approached in a way that should be understandable without too much time spent in the classroom.

On completion of this course, a candidate will have a clear pathway to assessment. Have the knowledge of how to complete the Coach Award e-learning course and an understanding of what needs to be consolidated and completed before booking.


All equipment for this course can be provided however it is normal for candidates to bring their own.


This course can be run from several different locations – Regular venues we run this course are on Lyn Tegid -Bala and Llyn Padarn- Llanberis. We are a mobile provider and can run this course on any suitable venue of your choice.

Great time with Ty Nant and our guide Andy. We did the 3 hour canoe tour over the Pontcysyllte aqueduct. Andy was more than accommodating – clearly knew his stuff and very experienced and friendly. Very safety conscious and made sure we had a great time. Highly recommended.


The Details

We can run this course for the minimum of 2 people. there is a 1-4 ratio with a maximum of 8 people in total.

£200 (2-day course)

Includes British Canoeing Course Fees


Full Home Nation Membership

(BC, SW, CI, CS)

Core Coach Training

Home Nation Registration

Moderate Water Open Canoe

Leader or 4* equivalent

Valid 2 day First Aid

You Need:

Paddle sports equipment can be provided.

Bring your own equipment if preferred.

Paper and Pen Computer if required.

Lunch and refreshments.


This course can be run from several different locations in North Wales or at your suitable venue.

*Link here – British Canoeing Course Guide for more information

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