Coaching Courses

Learn to paddle with our group and one to one paddling courses

We have a wide range of paddling sessions from introduction to paddling to sessions developing white water paddling techniques.

2 Star training Training sessions
Saturday mornings from 9.30am and Sunday paddling on request. Learn to paddle weekends  
Learn to Roll sessions available at Stewards School Pool

Develop your paddling skills
Sessions start with group coaching from £12.50 per paddler
Individual and personal coaching sessions from £35 per paddler  per session.

Paddling courses for families
Saturday mornings 
To book your paddling session phone 07788444579

Improve your paddling techniques with techniques to develop your forward paddling skills and gain confidence in paddling via paddling trips on the river, Sessions start with an introduction to paddling in Open boats and Kayaks
Develop your paddling skills with special sessions on the river and build confidence in the swimming pool
Canoeing and kayaking skills
British Canoeing Pernal Performance Awards Provider

Coaching with Whoosh Explore Our paddling team

Director of Coaching
Peter Nash
Peter specialises in canoe and kayak coaching and is happiest paddling on white water in a 16ft Prospector canoe. With 25 years as a level 3 Kayak Coach and Director of Whoosh Aspire delivering paddlesport qualifications.  
From paddling White water  water in Wales to exploring rivers in Scotland, delivering paddlesport is a passion which includes trips and expeditions to New Zealand, South of France and Peru as well as paddling adventures in kayaks in the alps Scotland and Wales. 

Whoosh Explore Coach Helen Nash
A keen paddler, Helen has paddled on expeditions in NewZealand and has been involved in delivering coaching for nearly 15 years, training many young paddlers in expeditions and for the Duke of Edinburgh Award.
recent courses include bushcraft and Paddleboarding. Helen supports She who Dares and Womens Institute paddles, regularly exploring local rivers including completeing Sudbury to the sea- 26 miles of paddling with Daughters paddling open boats!

In addition to our coaches we have a range of experienced paddlers who take to the water mid week and on Saturday mornings 

We are always looking for inspirational paddlers to help develop our coaching team and offer local coaches the opportunity to develop paddling skills.