With more than eighteen years of experience working in the outdoor industry, Ben is professionally qualified to deliver a broad spectrum of activities including sailing, windsurfing, power boating, canoeing & kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, archery, climbing, mountain biking, rowing and the Duke of Edinburgh Award.
Ben is trained to lead and supervise groups and individuals in the outdoors, ensuring their safety and teaching skills and techniques relevant to the particular activity being undertaken. From novices to more experienced clients, Ben will deliver high quality bespoke training tailored to the specific learning requirements of those involved. Ben also specialises in delivering instructor training, sharing his many years of experience with a new generation of leaders.
Stand up paddle-boarding (SUP) is one of the fastest growing sports in the UK. Ben is a course coach and trainer for the Water Skills Academy (WSA). He delivers fun and educational courses that range from personal development to instructor training/assessments.
As a dinghy coach/assessor appointed by the RYA, Ben provides instruction of all levels from developing personal sailing ability to becoming an instructor. His courses are informative, enjoyable and supportive to inspire individuals of all ages to work towards achieving personal goals.
Nothing beats getting muddy out on the trails. Ben is a course tutor and trainer for the Mountain Bike Instructors Award Scheme (MIAS). He delivers a wide range of courses that include: trail riding development; road cycling skills for adults and children; and instructor training/assessment courses for individuals who wish to share their passion of biking with others.
Ben has many years of experience running Bronze, Silver and Gold training courses and expeditions for DofE licenced centres, local authorities, uniformed organisations and youth centres. DofE is a huge achievement and is a great way to get young people learning outside the classroom.
Details of the latest courses and workshops currently being run by Ben can be found on the following social media pages