Progressive White Water Award

Progressive White Water Award

£180.00

 

 

 

 

 

British Canoeing Personal Performance Progressive White Water Award

 

Award Description This award is designed to progress your ability in appropriate decision making and personal paddling skills on white water for a safe day out on grade 3-4 rivers.

Your Progressive White Water Award endorses your judgment, decision making and expertise and requires a good understanding of paddling on grade 3-4 rivers. You should be confident planning and undertaking journeys on a variety of white water rivers. Your confidence should be based upon both proficiency in skills and a broad appreciation of surroundings and environmental context. Your award should be seen as a sound basis for independently building the experience and expertise associated with Advanced White Water Award holders.

Dates:
Two day Assessment,
A course can be run on a dates that suits you,
  please get in touch with dates or timeframe

Progressive White Water Award Dates

Description

 

 

 

 

 

British Canoeing Personal Performance Progressive White Water Award

 

This award is designed to progress your ability in appropriate decision making and personal paddling skills on white water for a safe day out on grade 3-4 rivers.

White Water Award endorses your judgment, decision making and expertise and requires a good understanding of paddling on grade 3-4 rivers. You should be confident planning and undertaking journeys on a variety of white water rivers. Your confidence should be based upon both proficiency in skills and a broad appreciation of surroundings and environmental context. Your award should be seen as a sound basis for independently building the experience and expertise associated with Advanced White Water Award holders.

During your Award we will be looking at

Planning & Preparation Prevents poor performance, 
Personal Paddling Skills
, Coving all your strokes and applying it to the WW environment,  looking at making it smooth and effortless for you as you move around the river
River running tactics for you and group:
Rescue Skills,  Personal & group
Safety, Leadership & Group Skills, looking at what makes a safe team and how you can be an integral part of the whole process to make your decent down the river Fun and safe
Self reflexion and development, Helping to make every day a learning day as well as coach feedback & development plan

 

Course Pre-requisites

• None, You can direct acess any of the personal performance awards as a guide however see below

Ability to paddle grade 3-4 water

• You should be able to  provide evidence of paddling sessions in varied locations where possible; this should include evidence of having paddled grade 3-4 water

• A consistent BC 3 Star or BC White Water Award  standard of performance in the appropriate craft is required for anyone starting to work towards the Progressive White Water Award;

• The ability to swim confidently in moving water, wearing normal paddling clothes

What you need

  • In short your normal paddling kit, suitable for grade 3-4 paddling,
  • Buoyancy Aid, Helmet Cag & wetsuit ect.
  • Any Safety equipment, eg. Throw bags, Tapes, crabs First Aid kit
    Please don’t purchase anything kit wise for the course, unless  its essential or your just feeling the urge for shinny new kit

What we can provide

We can provide most equipment you may need please get in touch in advance to any course

Location:
North Wales Area; Depending on water Levels on the day, 
The default meet point unless told otherwise is
Mile End Mill, Llangollen, LL20 8AD Click to see Map

 

Cost:
2 Day Training & assessment: £180

Group Prices available
Course fees do not cover any Certification or additional fees that may be incurred, eg. Parking or access fees,

Dates:
A course can be run on a dates that suits you,  please get in touch with dates or timeframe