British National Training Squad

The British National Training Squad or BNTS for short is where potential GB paddlers can meet the GB Coaches and squads, get an idea of the training sessions and expectation of being a GB paddler and prepare themselves for the GB trials.

Each GB squad will have different arrangements for their BNTS sessions. However all will have a few before running trials and eventually selecting the GB paddlers they want to represent Great Britain in either the IDBF World  Championships or the EDBF European Nations Championships.

To attend BNTS training you should be a BDA Individual Member. You will also need to contact the training squad to confirm your attendance at each session.

***BNTS known dates and locations are below, including coaches contact details***


GB Junior A and B (U18s & U24s)

18th November - Henley

19th November - Manvers

3rd December  - Wraysbury

10th December - Manvers

17th & 18th February - Henley

16th & 17th March (Trials and benchmarking) - TBC

GB Premier Team

28th October - Loughborough (Soaring Dragons)


GB Senior A (40+)

11th November - Manvers

10th December - St Neots

20th January - Liverpool

17th February - TBC

2nd March - TBC

13th  & 14th April (trials) - TBC


GB Senior B (50+)


28th October - Wraysbury





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