Casual Sprint Kayak Coaches wanted!

Casual Sprint Kayak Coaches wanted! 

The Canoe Association of Northern Ireland is seeking a dynamic coach on a casual basis to join a small but developing team. CANI have a focus on developing its performance disciplines and supporting athletes to achieve success at the highest level. The coach will play a role in the development of Northern Ireland based athletes […]

School Games Selection Event Cancelled

School Games Selection Event Cancelled 

Regretfully, we have had to cancel our School Games Selection Event that was planned for this Sunday due to a lack of interest. We appreciate that the time of the School Games clashes with multiple paddling events across many disciplines and hope to field a Northern Ireland team for future School Games.

Kayaking at the National School Games 2018

Kayaking at the National School Games 2018 

The School Games is a multi-sport event for the UK’s emerging young athletes of school age. https://www.yourschoolgames.com/taking-part/national-finals/ The event will take place at Loughborough University, Epinal Way, Loughborough, LE11 3TU from the 30th August 2018 until the 1st September 2018. The event seeks to create an inspirational and motivational setting that not only provides our […]

Sprint News - March Time-Trials!

Sprint News – March Time-Trials! 

Sprint Futures The first testing phase of CANI’s upcoming Talent Fast-Track programme; Sprint Futures, has been completed in a number of schools nearby the Belfast Boat Club. The first phase of testing had the students complete 3 fitness tests – Standing Jump Height, Plank Hold, and 3-minute Run. Approximately 60 students met our requirements for […]

Sprint Futures Testing & Coaching Session

Sprint Futures Testing & Coaching Session 

Due to interest from current paddlers, CANI will be running a Talent ID fitness testing session on the 3rd of February for interested Belfast-based juniors who already have some paddling experience. Following the fitness testing session our Performance Coach, Kieran Dews, will run a training session for the participants. Paddlers who have already attended a […]

Monthly Fitness Programs and Monthly Challenge!

Monthly Fitness Programs and Monthly Challenge! 

Starting February, we will be putting up a Monthly Fitness Program onto our website with a range of sessions from beginner to advanced targeted at developing your paddling fitness. Each month there will also be a Monthly Challenge; this challenge be a specific session (e.g. paddle 6 miles in under 60 minutes) or an accumulative challenge […]

CANI Flatwater/Sprint Training Day

CANI Flatwater/Sprint Training Day 

Saturday 9th December Belfast Boat Club RSVP by Wednesday 6th December   All coaches & paddlers welcome! If you’re interested in performing at your best at top speed in a sprint canoe or kayak, this is for you! Join us for a fun day for the flatwater/sprint community to come together, have fun, and set […]