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American Canoe Association Coastal Kayaking
Skills Courses and Instructor Certification Workshops

Teach you how paddle. Guide you to become an instructor.

ACA coastal kayaking coursed
by OCU, Shanghai China

Ocean Challenger® Union is based in Shangnhai. We are one of only a few legally qualified kayaking sport clubs in China.We are the only club that specializes in coastal  kayaking training and instructor certification development. We offer ACA standard courses, training and kayak expedition.Our kayaking lessons are designed to maximize your learning and success. Whether you come to us for a beginning kayak course, or advanced skills training, your ACA instruction will be the most fun, exciting, and intense lessons you’ve ever had! 

Skill and Assessment Courses
Skill and Assessment Courses

Learning kayaking technique

Instructor Certification Workshops
Instructor Certification Workshops

Learning teaching, instructor and coaching skills

Skill and Assessment Courses

Learning kayaking technique

Instructor Certification Workshops

Learning teaching, instructor and coaching skills

Current Course Schedule: Location:Fuzhou China

Course type Date Cost

Level 3 Skill Course:

April 2020  380 USD
Level 3 Instructor Certification Workshop: April 2020   980 USD
Level 3 Skill course and ICW 16%OFF    1150 USD

Contact us for courses details:

Email:30520850@qq.com OR golden7676@gmail.com
Wechat: michaelmash
Whatsapp: +8618016458059

 

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Training Venue

Course Classification & Qualification Process

SKILLS COURSE: Skill courses always combine skill development and skill assessment courses together.

INSTRUCTOR COURSE: Participants are required to have passed their Skills Assessment at the level they are seeking to become an instructor prior to participation in the Instructor Certification Workshop (ICW).

Skills Development Courses

  • Smartstart Paddler Orientation - Kayak
  • Quickstart Your Kayak
  • Flatwater Kayak Safety & Rescue
  • Kayak Rolling
  • Level 1: Introduction to Kayaking
  • Level 2: Essentials of Kayak Touring
  • Level 2: Essentials of Sit On Top Kayaking
  • Level 3: Coastal Kayak: Basic Strokes & Rescues
  • Level 3: Sit On Top Coastal Kayaking
  • Level 3: Coastal Kayak: Strokes & Maneuvers Refinement
  • Level 4: Open Water Coastal Kayaking: Open Water Skills
  • Level 4: Open Water Coastal Kayaking: Surf Zone
  • Level 4: Open Water Coastal Kayaking: Tidal Currents
  • Level 5: Advanced Open Water Coastal Kayaking: Rough Water Maneuvering & Towing
  • Level 5: Advanced Open Water Coastal Kayaking: Advanced Surf Zone
  • Coastal Kayak Traditional Skills
  • Coastal Kayak Navigation Skills
  • Coastal Kayak Rock Garden & Sea Caves
  • Kayak Camping - Coastal Kayak
  • Level 2: Essentials of Kayak Touring Trip Leader
  • Level 2: Essentials of Sit On Top Kayak Trip Leader
  • Level 3: Coastal Kayak Trip Leader
  • Level 4: Open Water Coastal Kayak Trip Leader

Assessment Courses

  • Level 1: Kayaking Skills Assessment
  • Level 2: Essentials of Kayak Touring Skills Assessment
  • Level 2: Essentials of Sit On Top Kayaking Skills Assessment
  • Level 3: Coastal Kayaking Skills Assessment
  • Level 3: Sit On Top Coastal Kayaking Skills Assessment
  • Level 4: Open Water Coastal Kayaking Skills Assessment
  • Level 2: Essentials of Kayak Touring Trip Leader Assessment
  • Level 2: Essentials of Sit On Top Kayak Trip Leader Assessment
  • Level 3: Coastal Kayak Trip Leader Assessment
  • Level 4: Open Water Coastal Kayak Trip Leader Assessment
  • Coastal Kayak Fishing (under development)

Instructor Certifications

  • Level 1: Introduction to Kayaking
  • Level 2: Essentials of Sit On Top Kayaking
  • Level 2: Essentials of Kayak Touring
  • Level 3: Sit On Top Coastal Kayaking
  • Level 3: Coastal Kayaking
  • Level 4: Open Water Coastal Kayaking
  • Level 5: Advanced Open Water Coastal Kayaking
 

Course Classification & Qualification Process

SKILLS COURSE: Skill courses always combine skill development and skill assessment courses together.

INSTRUCTOR COURSE: Participants are required to have passed their Skills Assessment at the level they are seeking to become an instructor prior to participation in the Instructor Certification Workshop (ICW).

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Skills Development Courses

  • Smartstart Paddler Orientation - Kayak
  • Quickstart Your Kayak
  • Flatwater Kayak Safety & Rescue
  • Kayak Rolling
  • Level 1: Introduction to Kayaking
  • Level 2: Essentials of Kayak Touring
  • Level 2: Essentials of Sit On Top Kayaking
  • Level 3: Coastal Kayak: Basic Strokes & Rescues
  • Level 3: Sit On Top Coastal Kayaking
  • Level 3: Coastal Kayak: Strokes & Maneuvers Refinement
  • Level 4: Open Water Coastal Kayaking: Open Water Skills
  • Level 4: Open Water Coastal Kayaking: Surf Zone
  • Level 4: Open Water Coastal Kayaking: Tidal Currents
  • Level 5: Advanced Open Water Coastal Kayaking: Rough Water Maneuvering & Towing
  • Level 5: Advanced Open Water Coastal Kayaking: Advanced Surf Zone
  • Coastal Kayak Traditional Skills
  • Coastal Kayak Navigation Skills
  • Coastal Kayak Rock Garden & Sea Caves
  • Kayak Camping - Coastal Kayak
  • Level 2: Essentials of Kayak Touring Trip Leader
  • Level 2: Essentials of Sit On Top Kayak Trip Leader
  • Level 3: Coastal Kayak Trip Leader
  • Level 4: Open Water Coastal Kayak Trip Leader

Assessment Courses

  • Level 1: Kayaking Skills Assessment
  • Level 2: Essentials of Kayak Touring Skills Assessment
  • Level 2: Essentials of Sit On Top Kayaking Skills Assessment
  • Level 3: Coastal Kayaking Skills Assessment
  • Level 3: Sit On Top Coastal Kayaking Skills Assessment
  • Level 4: Open Water Coastal Kayaking Skills Assessment
  • Level 2: Essentials of Kayak Touring Trip Leader Assessment
  • Level 2: Essentials of Sit On Top Kayak Trip Leader Assessment
  • Level 3: Coastal Kayak Trip Leader Assessment
  • Level 4: Open Water Coastal Kayak Trip Leader Assessment
  • Coastal Kayak Fishing (under development)

Instructor Certifications

  • Level 1: Introduction to Kayaking
  • Level 2: Essentials of Sit On Top Kayaking
  • Level 2: Essentials of Kayak Touring
  • Level 3: Sit On Top Coastal Kayaking
  • Level 3: Coastal Kayaking
  • Level 4: Open Water Coastal Kayaking
  • Level 5: Advanced Open Water Coastal Kayaking
 

Training Venues / Base

Best training place

 
Shanghai, China
Shanghai, China

Weekly lake and swimming pool traning.

Zhoushan, China
Zhoushan, China

Monthly courses and expedition.

Fuzhou, China
Fuzhou, China

Weekly traning and monthly courses / expedition.

 Malaysia
Malaysia

Main venue for winter training.

Moments

It’s these precious moments, that make all our efforts worth it. Take a look here.

 
Warming up
John is teaching.
John and student.
Charity Work
Equipment check.
Charity Work

Instructors

Michael Ma
Michael MaManagment & L3 Instructor
John Browning
John BrowningL4 Instructor Trainer, L3 Instructor Trainer Educator
Lin
LinL3 Instructor
Qia
QiaL2 Instructor

Our Partners

 

 
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Our Partners

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Contact us

Contract address: Room 801 Building 2 Lane 1222 Changing District Shanghai, China

Email: 30520850@qq.com ; golden7676@gmail.com

Phone: +86 18016458059

Wechat: 18016458059

Whatsapp: +86 18016458059

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