IMPROVING PADDLING PERFORMANCE
We specialise in high quality coaching for paddlers at any skill level. Our qualified coaches are committed to upholding the highest standards of coaching, leadership, and judgment in every paddling programme that we offer. The crew has lived, breathed, studied, practiced and coached paddle sports for many years. Put simply, we walk it like we talk it, and love doing it.
Dr. Jan-Peter Kastelein is beside his work as a designer and chartered psychologist an active multi-discipline paddler, guide and performance coach. He has trained extensively within British Canoeing as an Advanced Water Endorsed UKCC L3 Open Canoe Coach. This permits Jan-Peter to lead and coach Open Canoeing in any environment. He is able to train and assess all British Canoeing Personal Performance and Leadership awards in Open Canoe up to and including Advanced Canoe Leader as well as the White Water Safety & Rescue course. Jan-Peter has also been certified as a UKCC L3 Coach in Sea Kayaking and holds the coveted 5 star leader award in this discipline. Furthermore, Jan-Peter completed the prestigious British Canoeing UKCC L4 coaching diploma programme and a MSc in Performance Coaching from Stirling University.