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Canoe, Kayak and Stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) courses in Essex

Make a splash. We offer a range of different paddle sports courses from our specialist centre on the River Stort in Harlow. Whether canoeing, kayaking or stand up paddle boarding (SUP), just for fun or to train as an instructor, we have courses to suit everyone. Beginners welcome – with one day and four days courses aimed at novices and those who want to enhance their paddling skills.

With traditional canoes and kayaks, or stand up paddle boards (SUPs) – our qualified instructors will prepare you to paddle with confidence and learn all the tips and safety skills to have you cutting through the water with ease.

Core Coach Training

A two day training course that introduces the generic/shared coaching content that is relevant to all coaches at this level.

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Foundation Safety and Rescue

This one day training course provides candidates with the key safety and rescue skills needed to paddle safely and deal with common emergencies.

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Sheltered Water Canoe/Kayak

This training is focused on developing technical and tactical knowledge and its application within appropriate safety frameworks.

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Paddle Sports Leader Assessment

The Paddle sport leader qualification is suitable for people taking on formal leadership responsibilities in sheltered water.

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Paddle Sports Instructor Award

The Paddlesport Instructor qualification is for people whose main focus of work is delivering taster/starter sessions within clubs or other organisations.

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Stand up paddle boarding SUP

We can offer SUP specific qualifications as extensions of our other paddlesport courses – please contact us to find out more.

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