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Core Programme

Our core programme is for all ages and abilities – a mix of sessions and trips and including one very special treat.  Check out what Manzo Alejandro Cordero is bringing along… Of course, we’re staying completely on canoeing and canoe-culture for the rest – starting with Saturday as a “fun day” centred on an exclusive access arrangement for Lynn Brenig. Sessions starting at 9.30am, […]

Intermediate WW Skills with Caroline Carr

On Sunday 3rd May, Caroline Carr will be delivering a session on the lower Tryweryn looking at individualising coaching to develop your paddling further in white water environments. For details, see here. Options could cover: Efficient power transfer Tactical decision making Slowing down and speeding up… Suitable for: Paddlers with experience on Grade 2 rivers Bring: […]

Powering up – brains not brawn…

on Saturday 2nd May, from 1:30pm-4:30pm, Caroline Carr will be running a workshop on “How to get your power transfer really working for you in canoe” – download details here. “This workshop will look at maximising your power transfer to really get your canoe moving… We’ll also look at developing deep water strokes to get your paddle strokes smooth […]

Double-loops… goals, actions & feedback

on Saturday 2nd May, from 9:30am-12.00 am, Caroline Carr will be running a workshop on “How to get your feedback really working through reflection” – download details here. “This 1/2 day workshop will look at maximising your coaching feedback through reflective questioning that links to the double-loop learning model. This session will look at theoretical concepts and put them […]

Positive Framing – Helping Paddlers be their Best Self

This new Postive Framing module comes from one of the most innovative Coach Educators in the country got great feedback in at the recent Coaching Conference… and should be a priority option for coaches attending Canoefest 2015. Module description: Positive paddlers engage, learn and perform well. Understanding and nurturing a positive, growth mindset in yourself […]

Getting into Coastal Canoeing with Jules Burnard

Veteran expedition canoeist and leading coach Jules Burnard of Voyageur Canoeing will be leading two headline days of coastal canoeing at Canoefest 2015. Saturday – Going Coastal – “The Swellies” / an Adventure Sunday – Next Steps in Coastal Canoeing Increasingly, canoeists are recognising the British coastline as “our Boundary Waters” – as the UKs […]

C-Boat Coaching with Kelvin Horner and friends

Kelvin Horner and friends will be offering C-Boat coaching all weekend. Saturday and Sunday – on the Tryweryn – with the section above the chipper an option if we’ve got the numbers! Monday – at LLangollen Outdoors on the Dee (what was Mile End Mill). Meeting times and places: depends on the session – full […]

A Day of Coastal Play with Ray (Goodwin)

Sunday will be Ray’s Day of Coastal Play. Ray’s a veteran of the tidal-waters around Wales, and is looking forward to getting Canoefest visitors out on the Menai Straits and Swellies for a fun session in a glorious setting. This is expected to be suitable for intermediate (around about 3*) canoeists, paddling solo or tandem… […]