Coaching

 

Kids Coaching

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1.      Introductory paddling sessions are available to all children who are new to paddling and/or who would like to partake within the weekly kids group training programme. The intent of the introductory paddles is to provide children (and parents) with an opportunity to see whether they enjoy the sport and also for kids (and more likely parents) to decide whether they would like to partake within the weekly kids group training programme. The introductory paddles are hosted by Richard Kohler as the club coach who also hosts the weekly kids group training programme. The introductory paddles are about 45 min long and are run on demand. If you would like your child to attend an introductory paddle, please drop Rich an email on the above contact details.

2.Weekly kids group training is available to all children. The intent of the group training is to provide a fun environment for kids to paddle as well as a means for kids to develop their paddling technique and fitness. We’re very fortunate in the Western Cape to have a successful junior sprints series and the weekly kids group training is a perfect starting point for kids to develop their canoeing skills and fitness and to ultimately partake within the Junior Series. The training is currently hosted on Tuesday and Thursday afternoon’s. The training does require a dedicated and committed coach and program as a result thereof does involve some cost. We are fortunate enough to have partnered with the Cape Paddling Academy. If you would like your child to partake within the weekly group training, please drop Rich an email or better yet give him a call on the following contact details. Cell : 083 299 6569

Email : capepaddlingacademy@gmail.com or check out his Website http://ri7901.wix.com/capepaddling General Coaching

1. One-on-one coaching is available to all members, including kids. The intent of the one-on-one coaching is to provide paddlers within a means to obtain dedicated coaching from a technique and fitness perspective. The training is hosted by Richard Kohler on a demand basis. Richard currently has various paddlers receiving one-on-one coaching on a weekly basis. If you would like to partake within the one-on-one coaching sessions, please drop Rich an email on the above contact details. The one-on-one coaching does involve a fee of per session.
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3. River trips will be hosted for novice river paddlers. The intent of the river trips being to provide novice river paddlers with a means to obtain their river proficiency certification. The tripping of rivers does require a flat water proficiency certification which can be obtained at our club. If you have any queries regarding the tripping of rivers or obtaining your flat water proficiency, please drop either Rich, myself and/or Tallon an email on the above contact details.
4. Coaching and development tips and techniques will be made available our the club website (www.centurycitycanoeclub.co.za). watch the space! 

2 Comments

  1. Jill | July 14, 2014 at 10:58 am
     

    REally want to attempt SUP, do you offer it?

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    • Century City Canoe Club | August 27, 2014 at 1:34 pm
       

      Apologies for late response.We do have SUP on the water every Tuesday mainly as it is an open day on the water. We do not have Club Boards that you can paddle. Pop around on a Tuesday at around 17:30 and chat to the SUPs about what they can offer.They do not belong to the Club.

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