PADDLESPORT LEADER DEVELOPMENT COURSE ( 2 Days )
If you’re a paddler and want to develop your leadership skills then this course is the one for you.
This course is all about developing your personal needs and for those considering doing the British Canoeing Paddlesports Leader Award. ( PSL )
We’ll look at the leadership and rescue skills required to lead mixed craft ( SUP, Canoe and Kayak ) groups on epic journeys on open water with winds up to force 3 and on gently moving rivers. It will also help you to develop your own paddling skills in your chosen craft.
We’ll make sure you’ll leave the course with a detailed picture of the assessment standard, a development plan to get you to that level and a firm grasp of what the PSL assessment should involve.
To help develop you as a leader and work towards your British Canoeing Paddlesport Leader, which qualifies you to lead mixed craft groups on sheltered open water, gently flowing rivers and slow-moving estuaries.
To get the most out of this course you should be confident manoeuvring your chosen craft on sheltered water at the top end of the remit and have a reasonable level of fitness.
IS IT FOR ME?
If you’re working towards your Paddlesport Leader and would like some additional input then this development course is for you. It is also suited to those paddlers who just want peace of mind in developing their own personal leadership skills.
Have look at the PSL skills checklist and assessment guidance, which can be found at https://www.britishcanoeingawarding.org.uk
We’ll look at all the skills required to lead mixed craft groups on sheltered open water and gently moving rivers in a stunning location in the Celtic Nations. We’ll also take a look at rescues, dealing with and avoiding incidents with real-life scenarios.
PRICE AND BOOKING INFO
The total price for this course is £150 pp
Kit hire can be included by arrangement
Max group 6
Booking is easy, just fill in the online form below and return it with payment.
Payment details and full terms and conditions are included.
February 18th & 19th ( Cornwall )
March 25th & 26th ( Cornwall )
Please enquire about private group/organisation bookings and discounts available for groups working with socially excluded young people and those with additional needs.
More dates added soon.
If you require any further info please do not hesitate to get in touch.