Effective Coaching

Effective Coaching
Do you want to learn about coaching and teach to become a better instructor? If so we offer a one day course in 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 does it mean and how can an understanding of Effective Coaching help your coaching and instruction?

Well we teach a variety skills both theoreticall and a to a certain extent practically on this day long course. The main outlinbe of the courses is:

  • Psychology of Learning
  • Effects of Anxiety on Learning
  • Learning Pathways
  • Stages of Learning
  • Effective Practice
  • Observation and Analysis
  • Feedback
  • Reflective Practice

This course will be of interest to CWA, SPA and MIA award holders and trainees, as well as parent or in-house trained staff who want to understand more about how to teach and coach.

If you would like to find out more about effecitive coaching them why not look at Snowdonia Mountain Guides book on the subject EFFECTIVE COACHING: The Coaching Process for Climbing Instructors

Prior Experience: Desire to learn how to teach rock climbing
Duration: 1 Day
Cost: £100

Course Start Dates:
March 24, 2018
  • NB: We can arrange course dates to meet your requirements.

  • To book, find out more or to arrange an alternative date email us here.
    …or call us on 01286650217 or Mobile 07872565225

    Photos from Previous Courses

    Looking down the crux section of the Dolmen Ridge a classic Grade III scramble, in the ogwen valley.

    Looking down the crux section of the Dolmen Ridge a classic Grade III scramble, in the ogwen valley.

    The Classic Grade III scramble of Sentries Ridge, Mynnyd Mawr

    The Classic Grade III scramble of Sentries Ridge, Mynnyd Mawr

    Miranda Grant laybacking her way up Little Spulchre, HVS on Dwys Y Gwynt, above Craig Ddu.

    Miranda Grant laybacking her way up Little Spulchre, HVS on Dwys Y Gwynt, above Craig Ddu.

    A rack of wires, battered from years of hard work keep the author safe rock climbing. Long since retired now!

    A rack of wires, battered from years of hard work keep the author safe rock climbing. Long since retired now!


    The amazing North West Passage a classic E1, at Castell Helen

    The amazing North West Passage a classic E1, at Castell Helen

    Boot and Body position help reduce the leverage on your ankle and strain on your arms. Come and learn efficient technique with us.

    Boot and Body position help reduce the leverage on your ankle and strain on your arms. Come and learn efficient technique with us.

    A climber fighting the anxiety as he pushes himself on a lead climbing coaching course in the top crack of Merlin Direct. This classic HVS is a great route to push into the HVS grade.

    A climber fighting the anxiety as he pushes himself on a lead climbing coaching course in the top crack of Merlin Direct. This classic HVS is a great route to push into the HVS grade.