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Touring award

British Canoeing Touring award

  • Starts 13 Oct
  • 85 British pounds
  • Tamworth, Staffordshire

Available spots

Service Description

The British Canoeing Touring Award endorses your skill, judgment and decision making required to have a successful day on a river or estuary. This award will progress your launching skills, forward paddling and journeying as well as developing a deeper understanding of environmental factors. This award provides appropriate acknowledgement of personal skills for paddlers wanting to attend Coaching & Leadership qualifications. What to expect: Timings - 1 day - 10:00-16:00 Location - Tamworth, Staffordshire Craft - Your chosen craft (Canoe, Kayak or SUP) Pre-requisites - Ready for assessment Price - £85pp What to bring: -Boat or board appropriate for your course (eg, Canoe, touring kayak or SUP) -Paddle -BA & Helmet -Seasonally appropriate paddling attire -Extra's appropriate for your award (towline, safety knife, spray deck, towline, pump, group shelter, repair kit etc) -Full reusable water bottle -Lunch & snacks -Full change of clothes, shoes and a towel What's included: -Certificate cost -Waterways license (day only) -Maps/Charts -Qualified, experienced and DBS checked coach (Kit hire is available on request and availability) Important info: Full trip details, meeting point, pre-course questionnaire and kit list sent via email after booking. Personal Performance awards are person centric, aiming to support your own paddling journey, please fill out the booking form with as many details as possible to enable us to best plan our trip for you and the group. If you have any questions, please email the team; Training and assessment: The Touring Award has no formal assessment. Each day spent paddling will expand your skills and knowledge. With no two experiences the same, you will never stop learning. You and your Coach will work together after each session to identify where you would like to focus on next in accordance with your own personal goals. The award is then certificated when you are ready. More about the Touring award: Further development: Each day we spend paddling we further expand our skills and knowledge, creating a more enjoyable experience on the water. When we reach a certain point in this, it may be worth considering moving onto the Open Water or Multi day Touring Award.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Bookings are non-refundable. In the case of extreme poor weather we will reschedule the session.

Contact Details


Course locations vary Buzzard Valley Vineyard & Shop, Shirrall Drive, Tamworth, UK

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