Wild River Facebook
Wild River Twitter Wild River Youtube Wild River Instagram   contact Wild River
Paddlesport Coach Awards

 

 

CN Awards Wild River

Winner of CN Group Customer Service Excellence Award 2015

Aala Logo

Course Calendar

Cumbria Weather

What our clients say...

"Ample opportunity for communication. Very good equipment and variety. A high level of information delivered to a high standard. "

"Canoes brilliant, boats straight and good variety. Got more from the course than expected, lots of personal care and attention given."

"Great Level 2 training - very professional, lots of good information leading to flowing self teaching style."

"Excellent course, great instructors, fun and informative, learnt a huge amount."

"Excellent instruction helped me progress and improve rapid running."

"Great explanations and directions from instructor. Techniques and procedures were explained in an easy to understand manner."

"Course was great, great content, felt like I was learning lots with every session. Information provided was all good. Boats were all at good standard and a wide range. Got more than I expected from the course. Being able to help break down a skill that I could already perform was very useful. I felt like I was being pushed all the time which was good. Chose Wild River as they are the leading provider in the North West."

"Very in-depth coaching on skills in kayaks and canoes with instructing techniques to others and personal development. Gained much more confidence on the water and feel a lot more aware on what I need to improve. Good paddles that were adjustable. I learned a lot from other participants instructing sessions."

"Loads of great feedback, personal improvements, interesting content, lots of practice. I feel confident in my ability to coach professionally. All questions I had were answered – willing to help in additional needs ie paperwork."

"Fantastic – an all round great course. The coaches did a great job. We had our own kayaks but canoes / sea kayaks were awesome. Sean helped with the fact of my bad back and catered excellently for me. Couldn’t thank him enough for his patience."

Wild River

Wild River Course Calendar

 

British Canoeing Paddlesport Coach Awards


If you cannot find the course you want at a time that suits please contact us and we will try to meet your needs.

 
British Canoeing coaching courses
Coach Education Courses

Paddlesport Instructor

 

Core Coach Training

 

Enjoy the Paddlesport Instructor course in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere. This new course is designed for people whose main focus is to deliver paddlesport taster/starter sessions and short journeys in very sheltered water environments. Join us at the best venues available and benefit from using some of the highest quality equipment used by any provider.

 

The core coach training is the key to your future coaching development. Come and get the best technical input, delivered in the most straight forward way. Let us de-mystify the coaching process for you and enable you to develop as a brilliant coach. At the end of the course you will understand exactly what steps you need to take in your journey to the coach award.

 

This course is the training for coaches who want to progress to sheltered water coach. It takes the underpinning knowledge of the core coach training and applies to coaching students in sheltered water.

 

Paddlesport Instructor   Core Coach Training   Sheltered Water Coach Training
         

Canoe and /or Kayak Sheltered Water Coach Assessment

 

Stand Up Paddleboard Sheltered Water Coach Training

 

Stand Up Paddleboard Sheltered Water Coach Assessment

We believe that assessments should not be stressful and will do everything in our power to make them relaxed experiences. On our assessment we will ask you to coach some students while observing unobtrusively.  You will receive constructive feedback from our highly experienced team as we take you through the assessment process.

 

 

During the two day course you will transfer the core coaching skills to the sheltered water environment. We will deliver the latest technical knowledge and give you the opportunity to coach real students. This will give you a thorough preparation you for the assessment.

 

During this one day assessment you will coach real students in sheltered water. As usual we will run the assessment in a relaxed and appropriate manner. We will give you the opportunity to perform as well as you can.

Sheltered Water Coach Assessment   SUP Sheltered Water Coach Training   SUP Sheltered Water Coach Assessment
         
         

Canoe Coach Training (White Water)

 

Canoe Coach Assessment (White Water)

 

During the two day course you will transfer the core coaching skills to the moderate water environment. We will deliver the latest technical knowledge and give you the opportunity to coach real students. This will give you a thorough preparation you for the assessment.

 

During this one day assessment you will coach real students in moderate water. As usual we will run the assessment in a relaxed and appropriate manner. We will give you the opportunity to perform as well as you can.

 

On our two day course we will develop your technical understanding of white water paddling. With that sound base of technical knowledge we will then support you as you coach students on the second day of the course. Not only will you be perfectly prepared for assessment but your coaching performance will be significantly improve.

Canoe Coach Training   Canoe Coach Assessment   Kayak Coach Training
         
 

Open Water Canoe Coach Training

 

Open Water Canoe Coach Assessment

After a morning coaching students in the white water environment we will confirm your personal skills along with a check of your rescue skills. We will do our best to create a relaxed and open atmosphere that encourages your best performance.

 

 

During this two day course you will transfer the core coaching skills to the open water environment. We will deliver the latest technical knowledge and give you the opportunity to coach real students. This will give you a thorough preparation you for the assessment.

 

During this one day assessment you will coach real students in open water. As usual we will run the assessment in a relaxed and appropriate manner. We will give you the opportunity to perform as well as you can.

White Water Coach Assessment   Open Water Canoe Coach Training   Open Water Canoe Coach Assessment
         

Stand Up Paddleboard Open Water Coach Training

 

Stand Up Paddleboard Open Water Coach Assessment

 

During this two day course you will transfer the core coaching skills to the open water environment. We will deliver the latest technical knowledge and give you the opportunity to coach real students. This will give you a thorough preparation you for the assessment.

 

During this one day assessment you will coach real students in open water. As usual we will run the assessment in a relaxed and appropriate manner. We will give you the opportunity to perform as well as you can.

 

On our two day course we will develop your technical understanding of white water paddling. With that sound base of technical knowledge we will then support you as you coach students on the second day of the course. Not only will you be perfectly prepared for assessment but your coaching performance will be significantly improve.

SUP Open Water Coach Assessment   SUP Open Water Coach Assessment   SUP White Water Coach Training
         

Stand Up Paddleboard White Water Coach Assessment

 

White Water Kayak Coach Training (Advanced Water)

 

After a morning coaching students in the white water environment we will confirm your personal skills along with a check of your rescue skills. We will do our best to create a relaxed and open atmosphere that encourages your best performance.

 

Develop the technical and tactical knowledge to coach advanced paddlers in advanced conditions.  Investigate the most up to date white water kayaking techniques and enhance your coaching skills on grade 4 white water. 

 

After completion of your development phase, enjoy your assessment coaching students in advanced conditions. This assessment is run at a ratio of one to two so you will get plenty of time to work with your students. As always we will run the assessment in an open and relaxed manner.

SUP Open Water Coach Assessment   Advanced Kayak Coach Training   Advanced Kayak Coach Assessment

Coach Education Course Dates

 

 

Contact Wild River