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

    Josh Douglas on the incredible Looning the Tube, a HVS/E1 slab and crack that really sets the bar for classic slate routes.

    Josh Douglas on the incredible Looning the Tube, a HVS/E1 slab and crack that really sets the bar for classic slate routes.

    A good harness will last you a goof five years or more. Adjustable leg loops means you can put it on over winter clothing and in the wake of the christmas bulge!

    A good harness will last you a goof five years or more. Adjustable leg loops means you can put it on over winter clothing and in the wake of the christmas bulge!

    These DMM quad cams are somewhat old, With most climbers now opting to go with the DMM Dragon cams which are dual axle. These old style still work and are just as good.

    These DMM quad cams are somewhat old, With most climbers now opting to go with the DMM Dragon cams which are dual axle. These old style still work and are just as good.

    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 tired and rusty abseil station at Tremadog. What would you do?

    A tired and rusty abseil station at Tremadog. What would you do?

    Jeremy on the amazing Dream of White Horses, Wen Zawn, Gogarth.

    Jeremy on the amazing Dream of White Horses, Wen Zawn, Gogarth.

    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.

    Jesse King on the incredible Looning the Tube during out UK climbing tour.

    Jesse King on the incredible Looning the Tube during out UK climbing tour.