Providing Professional Outdoor Adventure
Providing Professional Outdoor Adventure

Paddlesport at Escape Outdoors...

Paddlesport involves all varieties of kayaking and canoeing, that includes introductory, one-to-one coaching and coaching courses.

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Introduction to Paddlesport

This course is designed to introduce you to joys Kayaking and Canoeing so you can see why it is one of the fastest growing watersports around. The instructor will run you through a fun packed, but informative session so that by the end you will have the basic skills to control the crafts and be well on your way to a qualification course.
£40 per person for 2 hours

2* Course

This course is run over 16 hours and consists of Kayaking and Canoeing. The course aims to impart skills and knowledge so that you are competent in both crafts. You will have to shown competence in moving your craft forwards, backwards and sidewards to achieve this award with safety taking a key role too. On successful completion of this course you will be able to take the certificate to UK a centre to prove your competence; this is a pre-requisite for the UKCC Level 1 Paddlesport Coach Course
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£100 per person

3* Awards

These awards are run both locally and away to ensure that we have the correct level and conditions for assessments and training.
The 3* award is considered and intermediate award that trains and assesses people to a competent level in different disciplines of Paddlesport- we can run training and assessment for Sea, WW Canoe and WW Kayak.
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£100 per person 
(prices may vary depending on locations)

Foundation Safety and Rescue Training

This 1 day course is designed to cover inccidents and accidents that you may come accross whilst out on the water. Use of throwline, towing and differing method of rescue techniques make up the majority of this course. You will learn to think more about the weather, the crafts used and the group you paddle with; this is a pre-requisite for the UKCC Paddlesport Coach Course
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£60 per person

UKCC Level 1 Paddlesport Coach Award


If you have been involved in Paddlesport for a while, or are looking to introduce others then this course is for you. The UKCC course last for 4 days will introduce you to the skill needed to coach paddlers from the start. You must hold the 2* award to come on this course and the FSRT course can be added on as an extra fee. This starts you route in coaching beginners and there is always the chance to progress to Level 2 should you want to. 
Bespoke course for groups can be made to suit available times.
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£225 per person

UKCC Level 2 Paddlesport Coach Award

As a progreession from the Level 1 course you will be able to undertake this course to gain more information and knowledge about coaching. To come on to this course you must have a 3* certificate. If you are interested, please contact me to arrange your best access route to this award; this is a 4 day course.
£225 per person

One-to-One Coaching

Group coaching can sometimes leave you slightly diappointed with the coaching you recieved; hire in a coach just for yourself, or a small group and get first hand, directed coaching to you. Often the improvement level increases far quicker with personal coaching. We can offer coaching in White water Kayak, Canoe and Sea Kayaking
£30 per hour
(Expenses for travel will be added- daily rates can be requested)

CPD Foundation Modules

These modules are developed by Canoe England to help coaches become all-round coach gaining more information about coaching in different areas. These are presented in 3 hours and need a minimum of 6 to run. Modules include:

- Coaching Young Paddlers
- Outdoor Education and Paddle-sport
- Fitness in Paddle-sport
£20 Per Person

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Escape Outdoors is a Sussex based adventure company that is able to provide a variety of Outdoor Adventure courses.

We have been involved in the outdoor industry for the last 19 years through personal adventures, coaching or lecturing to potential outdoor instructors.
At Escape Outdoors we believe in delivering a quality course that suits the needs of the group or individuals. 

We listen to our customers and aim to improve and expand our courses to ensure that your experience is a great one.

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