Paddlesport Instructor
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LOCATION

East Barnby.
This is a very sheltered water award and as such a suitable location will be chosen on the day.

DURATION

The course requires 2days training and assessment (15 hours contact time from the course leader).

SUITABILITY

It doesn’t matter if you Canoe, Kayak, Sit on Top Kayak, Stand Up Paddleboard, this course allows you to develop your existing skills and passion for paddlesport.

paddlesport instructor

•Do you want to have fun?
• Like to spend time on the water?
• With likeminded people?
• Do you want to introduce people from all walks of life to paddlesport by running fun, engaging taster and starter sessions?
 
If so your pathway to becoming a Paddlesport Instructor starts here.
 
This is the qualification used by outdoor centres, organisations and clubs to support their activity delivery.
• It’s your journey, our highly experienced tutors are trained to support you throughout this practical course.
• Your course will support you to run games, activities to support learning and inspire adventure for new paddlers.
• This qualification is open to everyone over 14 years of age!

Whats Covered

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How to effectively prepare a group for an activity (e.g. kitting up and getting afloat);

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Together you will play with a range of activities to engage the group (e.g. games, tasks and journeys);

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You will explore a range of motivating activities and games that support learning;

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The tutors will support you to plan ways of using mini journeys to inspire adventure and exploration;

Outcomes

How to effectively prepare a group for an activity (e.g. kitting up and getting afloat);

Together you will play with a range of activities to engage the group (e.g. games, tasks and journeys);

You will explore a range of motivating activities and games that support learning;

The tutors will support you to plan ways of using mini journeys to inspire adventure and exploration;

You will develop ideas that allow you to help participants learn basic skills;

Our tutors will share top tips and quick fixes for common challenges to accelerate learning;

You will investigate how to select suitable equipment for participants;

You will explore methods of maintaining participants’ safety and develop your understanding of deployment matters.

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