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
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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 07872565225

    Photos from Previous Courses

    The amazing and technical Goose Creature, a bold start leads to a well protected but desperate move before more run-out climbing to the top. A slate classic.

    The amazing and technical Goose Creature, a bold start leads to a well protected but desperate move before more run-out climbing to the top. A slate classic.

    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.

    Our lead climbing coaching courses use route like this one, Crackstone Rib in the Llanberis Pass.

    Our lead climbing coaching courses use route like this one, Crackstone Rib in the Llanberis Pass.

    Jesse King on the amazing severe Shangri La at Baggy Point on our Uk Trad Tour.

    Jesse King on the amazing severe Shangri La at Baggy Point on our Uk Trad Tour.

    Hillwalking in Snowdonia, here on the remote Mynydd Mawr a small but beautifully set mountain on the edge of the National Park.

    Hillwalking in Snowdonia, here on the remote Mynydd Mawr a small but beautifully set mountain on the edge of the National Park.

    Getting used to the Grit at Stanage Egde during our Uk Trad Tour.

    Getting used to the Grit at Stanage Egde during our Uk Trad Tour.

    Snowdon on a fine summers days.

    Snowdon on a fine summers days.

    The learning spiral.... how we try and teach new skill by consolidation and repetition with breaks before moving back to check the skill is still there.

    The learning spiral.... how we try and teach new skill by consolidation and repetition with breaks before moving back to check the skill is still there.


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