Pre-conditions for application

  • Working experience as coach in Canoe-Kayak sport at national level.
  • Recommendation from the National Sports Federation endorsed by the International Canoe Federation.
  • Availability and prove of secondary school leaving certificate.
  • Sufficient knowledge of English language.
  • Access for internet system for the modules managed through the MOODLE system.
  • Sufficient electronic devices that secure the quality of the webinars and video transactions.

Participation fee is EURO 1,750. The fee includes the following elements and services:

  • Registration to the Coaching Programme.
  • Access to course material through MOODLE system.
  • Access to course webinars and consultations through Microsoft Teams system.
  • Examinations and Coaching programme records.
  • Canoe-Kayak Sprint Coaching Certificate - Level 3 “Expert Coach”

Application and deadline

Applicants must apply in writing, by submitting the completed Application Form to the address below.

Application and payment deadline: August 31, 2020

Payments have to be received only by bank transfer using the following references:

  • Beneficiary / Payable to: Testnevelési Egyetem - University of Physical Education
  • Name of the Bank: Magyar Államkincstár – Hungarian State Treasury
  • Address of the bank: 1054 Budapest, Hold u. 4.
  • Account No: 10032000-00334679-00000000
  • IBAN: HU63-10032000-00334679-0000 0000
  • Note: Canoe-Kayak Programme


  • University of Physical Education (TF)
  • International Relations Center
  • 1123 Budapest, Alkotás u. 44. – Hungary, Europe

Contact: Gergely Kiss ()

ICF Canoe Kayak Intensive Coaching Course Programme Schedule

Important dates

  • Programme start: September 7, 2020
  • Programme end: December 18, 2020

Theoretical Modules

The curriculum of the theoretical modules of Canoe-Kayak Sprint Online Coaching Course Level 3 “Expert Coach”© deals with the art and science of coaching with relevant specifications to Canoe-Kayak sport.

The content of the theory modules includes the following subjects:

  • Exercise Physiology
  • Training Theory and Methodology
  • Sport Injuries
  • Sport Psychology
  • Sport Management
  • Sport Pedagogy

Canoe Sprint Specific Modules

These modules include classroom instruction, sport-specific presentations, and demonstration of practical activities via Microsoft Teams platform. The Canoe-Kayak Sprint Online Coaching Course Level 3 “Expert Coach”© apply coaching principles, skills, drills, training methods, strategy and tactics, detection and correction of errors.
The practical and technical parts of the Canoe-Kayak Sprint Online Coaching Course Level 3 “Expert Coach”© also contain home assignments and independent study. Participants required making guided notes about their observations at trainings, making essays for the related theoretical subjects, study from the videos and electronic materials and completing of the online tests.
The content of the specific modules includes the following subjects:
  • Basic of Canoeing
  • Physiology and Nutirtion
  • Determining abilities for canoeing
  • Endurance – Stamina
  • Performance analysis
  • Technique general
  • Technique of kayaking
  • Technique of canoeing
  • Team boat specialties
  • 200m specialities
  • Teaching technique
  • Strength—strength development
  • Speed and speed endurance
  • Training for canoeing
  • Planning of training, periodism
  • Racing tactic
  • Coaching