Wednesday, May 27, 2009

BCU Paddlesports Performance Awards

For those who paddle ‘general purpose’ kayaks and those who use an ‘open’ canoe in a 'traditional' context. The star awards are a requirement for entry into the BCU Coaching scheme.

1* concentrates on the basic strokes and can be assesed in any craft

2* develops boats handling skills in both canoe and kayak

3* looks at boat handling competence in specific disciplines – Whitewater, Sea, Surf, Canoe or Touring

4* and 5 * awards require experience and expertise in undertaking self-contained journeys and the leadership of others - Whitewater, Sea, Surf or Canoe

Get in touch should you wish to do any of these courses

Further information can be obtained by visiting the British Canoe Union website

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