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 07872565225

    Photos from Previous Courses

    Josh Douglas topping out on Levitation, Haytor Rocks

    Josh Douglas topping out on Levitation, Haytor Rocks

    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.

    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.

    The team on the summit ridge of Baggy Point.

    The team on the summit ridge of Baggy Point.

    Ian Hey climbing scratch arete at Pant Ifan Tremadog.

    Ian Hey climbing scratch arete at Pant Ifan Tremadog.

    A selection of different wire and nut placements in rock. These for the bedrock of rock climbing protection.

    A selection of different wire and nut placements in rock. These for the bedrock of rock climbing protection.

    An old shot from back in 2010. Our Quickdraws are very similar but many of the carabiners are now smaller and lighter.

    An old shot from back in 2010. Our Quickdraws are very similar but many of the carabiners are now smaller and lighter.

    Only the best guide to North Wales Climbs ever!!!!

    Only the best guide to North Wales Climbs ever!!!!


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