Courses

Introduction to Kayaking

This 2hr Introduction to kayaking is designed to give you a taste of the sport.

Run all year round from Cuckmere Haven, Exceat . If you're not sure if kayaking is for you or you're already a kayaker and want to try a different style of boat, this is the session for you.

The session takes place on the very safe and sheltered ox-bow lake at Cuckmere Haven and as with all our courses all kayaking and safety equipment is supplied at no extra cost. Personal clothing is not supplied.

For more information or to book onto a session please follow this link.

If you like the idea of kayaking, want to give it a go but don't want to be part of an open group session why not book on to one of our private coaching session. We can do exactly what you want at a time and date that suits you.

British Canoeing 1 Star

We offer a number of British Canoeing training courses. The British Canoeing 1 Star Award is the first award of a series of 5. The British Canoeing 1 star award is designed to give you a good grounding to build upon. It covers all the basics of boat control, planning your adventures as well as looking at safety on the water.

By the end of the course you should be full of confidence and competence on the water.

At the end of the day we can issue you with a British Canoeing 1 Star pass slip (assuming you've made the grade). The pass slip can be sent to the BCU with a small fee and they will send you your nationally recognised BCU 1 Star certificate.

The courses run throughout the year and take place either at our base in West Sussex on the river Adur or at Cuckmere Haven, Exceat. The 1 star is a day long course with 6hrs on the water. All kayaking and safety equipment will be supplied at no extra cost. Personal clothing is not supplied.

For more information or to book onto the course please follow this link.

British Canoeing 2 Star

The British Canoeing 2 Star Course is the next step to becoming a paddler. Having got your beginner strokes and knowledge from your British Canoeing 1 Star course we build upon that and give you a greater understanding of paddle sport. By the end of the two day course you'll be well on your way to becoming a paddler. You'll be able to paddle both a kayak and a canoe. The course is designed to improve your skills and confidence. Learning a lot of techniques throughout the training weekend, skills amongst others learning to prevent a capsize and to rescue fellow paddlers.

At the end of day two we can issue you with a British Canoeing 2 Star pass slip (assuming you've made the grade). The pass slip can be sent to British Canoeing with a small fee and they will send you your nationally recognised British Canoeing 2 Star certificate.

The courses run throughout the year and take place either at our base in West Sussex on the river Adur or at Cuckmere Haven, Exceat. They run over two days with 6hrs on the water per day. All kayaking and safety equipment will be supplied at no extra cost. Personal clothing is not supplied.

For more information or to book onto the course please follow this link.

Foundation, Safety & Rescue Training

During this BCU Foundation Safety & Rescue Training Course you'll learn the basic skills and techniques to keep yourself safe whilst paddling flat water, weather you're in a sit on top, canoe or kayak.

The course is designed for 2 Star and above standard paddlers however it's a very useful and informative course whatever your ability. Don't worry if you feel your paddling's not up to standard, the course does not assess your paddling skills but teaches you invaluable Safety and Rescue Skills. The course however isn't recommended for paddlers under the age of 14.

We supply all the equipment (except wetsuits), come prepared to spend lots of time in the water working through the skills and rescue techniques.

Our Foundation Safety and Rescue Courses are usually run on the river Adur in West Sussex or at Cuckmere Haven, Exceat.

For more information or to book a place on the training course please follow this link.

Private Coaching

We offer top quality coaching and can supply all the canoeing, kayaking and safety equipment you need (except personal clothing). We plan your time on the water ensuring you exceed your expectations and maximise the time you have available.

We work to your strengths, helping you to develop and improve your canoeing or kayaking skills long after or in-between our coaching sessions with you.

We run private coaching session on a date and time to suit you. We run private coaching sessions all year round at our preferred private coaching spots, either on the river Adur in West Sussex or at Cuckmere Haven, Exceat.

One to one sessions, private group sessions, whatever you want we'll do our best to make it happen.

For more information please email us or follow this link.

The Kayak Coach

Tel: 01273 273519

Mob: 07796 203870

info@thekayakcoach.com

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