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British Canoeing 2 Star Training
Technical Syllabus (Information found on wwwpaddlesportsnorthamerica.org)
Although the assessment will take place on a stretch of sheltered water, if the area the paddler generally operates from involves some moving water
(e.g. a river like the Thames) or open water,then this can be discussed or experimented with during training. The coach can help the paddler to understand how to use this environment to their best advantage with the skills listed below. The
paddler should also be trained in what to do when meeting or passing other craft on a river or canal;the coach should train them for the situations they will generally meet and not just for the assessment.
This award is obtained by demonstrating performance in both a kayak and a canoe. Any style of kayak or canoe is permissible, e.g. open cockpit, sit-on-top, v-shaped hull or flat bottomed etc. (Each person in a doubles crew must perform each task from both the bow and stern). During training paddlers should be introduced to canoe and kayak, in as many different formats as possible e.g. racing kayak, freestyle kayak, sit-on-top, open cockpit, cruising canoe, white water canoe etc.
When you are ready, at assessment paddlers are required to show all skills in both canoe and kayak.
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