ConwayCoaching 001The BCU Two Star is an improvement award that helps paddlers develop fundamental paddlesport skills on flat water. The emphasis is on gaining a breadth of experience, creating the desired movement of the boat and developing an understanding into how the paddle, boat and water interact.

This is not only a second mile stone ability and skills wise in your development as a paddler but is also used these days as a pre request to entering the coaching scheme,
The two star is assessed in two craft both Kayak and canoe, you are expected to  have a good fundamental control of each craft ( If your strong in one craft more time can be given to the 2nd)

Normally run over two days it gives you a chance to get up to speed with and cross over skills from one craft to another,

One day Assessments can be held upon request if you feel our at the level in both craft


Course Pre-requisites

Be able to swim 25 meters in a BA and have experience of both canoe/kayak craft

What you need

  • Shoes you don’t mind getting wet in,
  • water proofs or wetsuit,
  • Buoyancy Aid, Helmet
  • A spare change of clothes as you are likely to get wet.
  • Packed lunch
  • Hot & cold drinks for the day
  • Snacks

What we can provide*

  • Boat & Paddles
  • Buoyancy Aid, Helmet
  • maybe a Cag & wetsuit dependant on weather/time of year
    *This is included within the price

See our Calendar for up coming course dates
A course can be run on a dates that suits you,
We are Flexible, please get in touch with dates or timeframe

Frankwell Carpark in Shrewsbury, SY3 8HQ  Click to see map

BCU 2 Star Course Notes

1 day  Assessment Only:  £75
2 Day Training & assessment: £140
Group Prices available for 4 or more
Course fees do not cover any Certification or additional fees that may be incurred, eg. Parking or access fees,