Instructor Development

Official Association of Mountaineering Instructors Mentoring for the MIA

Official Association of Mountaineering Instructors Mentoring for the MIA

As a result of a recent plunge in pass rate in the Mountain Instructor Award, the Association of Mountaineering Instructors are trialling a new mentorship programme. It’s idea is to help reduce the failure rate from over 60% in the current assessment process. As such […]

Rock Climbing Instructor Assessment

Rock Climbing Instructor Assessment

The Rock Climbing Instructor – Assessment Course is ideal for anyone who wants to manage groups at single pitch crags and indoor climbing walls. It is an industry standard qualification and one that has started the career of many mountaineering instructors and guides. The course […]

Rock Climbing Instructor -Training

Rock Climbing Instructor -Training

The Rock Climbing Instructor Award is ideal for anyone who wants to manage groups at single pitch crags and indoor climbing walls. It is an industry standard qualification and one that has started the career of many mountaineering instructors and guides. The course will follow […]

Fast Track Instructor Scheme

Fast Track Instructor Scheme

This Fast Track Instructor Scheme in Rock Climbing and Mountain leadership runs over 30 weeks of the year and has an average of 4 days contact time a week with one of our instructors or teaching team. Over those 120 days, we will develop you […]

How To Climb Harder – Video’s Tutorials

How To Climb Harder – Video’s Tutorials

Some great instructional videos on training and technique for rock climbing.

HUMAN FACTORS IN DECISION MAKING IN AVALANCHE ASSESSMENT

HUMAN FACTORS IN DECISION MAKING IN AVALANCHE ASSESSMENT

This is a short article on the human factors that often surround avalanches both in the UK and abroad. There is arguably as much a psychoanalytical science as there is probing the snow when it comes to avalanches.

Coaching Climbing Movement

Coaching Climbing Movement

Coaching climbing movement is a branch of skill acquisition, whereby we as coaches can develop an individuals overall skill for climbing through introducing and developing motor skills. By the end of this evening course, you will not only be able to break down skills into […]

Effective Coaching

Effective Coaching

This course examines the theory and practice of teaching and learning, and how they interact with anxiety. All of the skills covered come under the umbrella of what can be considered ‘Effective Coaching’. The C word has become more and more prevalent in climbing. What […]

ML, SPA and MIA Refresher Courses

ML, SPA and MIA Refresher Courses

This course is aimed at people planning to go on a Mountain Training NGB assessment in either Summer Mountain Leader, Single Pitch Award, Climbing Wall Award or Mountain Instructor award and want to refresh skills that are hard to consolidate alone. We have also had […]

SPA Refresher Evening

SPA Refresher Evening

This evening course covers the rigging aspects of the SPA syllabus and is ideal to help you refresh your skills in preparation for your assessment. The course changes depending on what skills you feel you need to work on and are practically based at single […]



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