Canoe and kayak training courses
Across the UK there are plenty of experienced kayaking coaches offering excellent training. These are men and women who love to paddle, and they are eager to share their enthusiasm. Check out the links below, to see what is on offer. If you’re a provider and would like to be featured here please email our safety and training officer.
Andy Turton Canoe coaching and guiding in UK and Europe
Art of Adventure Canoe coaching and guiding in the west country
Clearwater Paddling Guided sea kayaking tours based on the island of Barra in the Outer Hebrides
Escape to Adventure Canoe training and kayaking trips with Andy Holt (including Austria, Italy, Corsica and more)
Fluid Skills UK and French Alp based canoe coaching, guiding and first aid courses
FlowFree Kayak coaching and river guiding, with female specific courses
Gene 17 Kayak training for all levels, in many locations (including Nowray, Soca, Italy and more)
Getafix.com 1st aid courses, kayak and canoe coaching
Glenmoor Lodge Kayak courses and guided canoe tours in the heart of Scotland’s Cairngorm National Park
Isle of Wight Sea Kayaking Coaching and touring, based on the Isle of Wight.
Ken Hughes Courses Coaching in NE England
Lee Valley White Water Centre White water training within easy reach of London.
Liquid Logistics Based in the heart of The New Forest, coaching, courses and paddling trips.
Paddle365 White water coaching and skills progressions, trips and expeditions (including Nepal, Italy, Norway and more)
Plas Y Brenin A wide range of kayak and canoe coaching available in North Wales
Plas Menai Kayak and canoe coaching on the North Wales coast
Tom Parker Coaching Coaching and guiding in UK and Europe
Tryweryn White Water Centre This centre in North Wales offers first aid and safety courses
Ty Nant Outdoors Sea Kayaking, canoe and whitewater kayaking, trips and expeditions
Wild River Kayak coaching and guiding in the Lake District
British Canoeing Tests and Awards
British Canoeing is the lead body for canoeing and kayaking in the UK and is the umbrella organisation for Canoe England, Canoe Wales, the Canoe Association of Northern Ireland and the Scottish Canoeing Association.
British Canoeing has established a series of tests and awards to help paddlers develop their skills, in both recreational and competitive canoe and kayak sports. British Canoeing has also established a coaching pathway which provides amateur and professional canoe coaches with the skills required to teach canoeing and kayaking at all levels.
For more information please see the British Canoeing website.
Link information courtesy of canoelondon.com