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

    Kate Carrother showing her american heritage by storming up another crack on our trad climbing tour of the UK. Here on Original Route on the Holly Tree Wall on Idwal Slabs.

    Kate Carrother showing her american heritage by storming up another crack on our trad climbing tour of the UK. Here on Original Route on the Holly Tree Wall on Idwal Slabs.

    Learning how to haul with mechanical advantage and pulleys. The same lessons run on our how to big wall and rope rescue courses.

    Learning how to haul with mechanical advantage and pulleys. The same lessons run on our how to big wall and rope rescue courses.

    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 rack of DMM walnuts (Sizes1 to 11)

    A rack of DMM walnuts (Sizes1 to 11)

    Comes the Dervish (E3), one of the classic slate routes and one we have help people climb through our performance rock climbing coaching.

    Comes the Dervish (E3), one of the classic slate routes and one we have help people climb through our performance rock climbing coaching.

    SMG Head Coach on his other job bring the new rockfax Slate Guide to life.

    SMG Head Coach on his other job bring the new rockfax Slate Guide to life.

    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.

    Our UK Trad Tour getting to grips with jamming in Milestone Quarry, the perfect crack school.

    Our UK Trad Tour getting to grips with jamming in Milestone Quarry, the perfect crack school.