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Foundation Coach Award Training

Qualification Level - 1 day | Prices from £90.00

This one day training course is aimed at assistant coaches and is designed to convey all the current best coaching practise in coaching climbing. The course includes subjects such as;  observation & analysis, giving feedback and practical coaching tips to help you deliver the fundamentals of climbing in an effective and structured way.

The Coaching Award Scheme aims to develop coaches with the skills needed to help climbers progress and develop at whatever level they climb at or aspire to.

For more information about this award please visit; http://www.mountain-training.org/climbing/awards/coaching-scheme/foundation-coach

Please note that you will not be allowed to attend the course and will not receive a refund without being confirmed as registered by Mountain Training UK prior to the start of the course.

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Dates & Prices

30/10/19
Cost (with accommodation): £115.00
Cost (no accommodation): £90.00

Is It For Me?

This one day training course is aimed at assistant coaches and is designed to convey all the current best coaching practise in coaching climbing.

Course Aims

The course includes subjects such as;  observation & analysis, giving feedback and practical coaching tips to help you deliver the fundamentals of climbing in an effective and structured way.

PLEASE NOTE: If you book this course on a residential basis, no dinner is included. If you would like to have a 3 course dinner in our dining room ( £15), please call our office to book. Alternatively, our bar offers great meals but check the times as they vary by season and day of the week.

Course Content

The Foundation Coach award is designed to enable coaches to be more effective in the engaging and inspirational delivery of the foundation skills of climbing. The syllabus focuses on three main areas:

  • Coaching skills & knowledge of what and how to coach more effectively
  • Technical competence to manage & deliver an enjoyable and stimulating session
  • Reflective practice for continual improvement

What Will I Need?

EQUIPMENT YOU WILL NEED;

  • Rock Shoes
  • Chalk Bag
  • A means of capturing video (tablet or smart phone etc., for video analysis of performance and capturing ideas you might otherwise forget)

Course Pre-Requisites

Pre-requisites;

  • 16+ years of age,
  • 6 months climbing experience, member of a mountaineering council.
  • Attended a FUNdamentals 1 workshop or equivalent APL
  • Registered with MTUK for the coaching scheme.

Please note that you will not be allowed to attend the course and will not receive a refund without being confirmed as registered by Mountain Training UK prior to the start of the course.

What’s included on your course

  • Instruction
  • Use of kit
  • Shuttle bus to Glenmore Lodge (departs Aviemore station 5:20pm on Friday and Sundays)
  • Packed lunch and afternoon tea each day
  • In-course transport

What’s included if you choose the residential option – As above PLUS

  • Bed in shared en-suite room – available from 3pm on day before your course starts *

(Single rooms may be available for a supplementary charge, please ask at reception when you arrive)

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner for each course day (except one day and back-to-back courses)
  • Use of the facilities at Glenmore Lodge
  • Linen is provided along with a towel, you may wish to bring an extra towel if you would like to use the facilities or are on a paddlesport course

Arriving at Glenmore Lodge

  • For more information on travel to the Lodge click here
  • Your first inclusive meal is breakfast (7:45 -8:30am) An evening meal is not provided on your arrival night, but bar meals are available in our Lochain bar 5pm to 9pm (5-7pm on Mondays and Tuesdays)
  • Packed lunches are collected at breakfast
  • On Mondays and Saturdays only there will be a 10 minute welcome talk at 8.15am, on other days you will meet your instructor at 9am. The daily programme of your course will be discussed with your instructor when you first meet, taking into account aspirations and prevailing weather conditions

On your last day

  • Check out time is 10am on the final day of your booking, we have changing areas, showers and left luggage facilities on site
  • All courses will finish by 5pm
  • On Fridays and Sundays we offer a drop off to Aviemore station, leaving Glenmore Lodge at 5pm, please contact us at least 24 hours in advance if you would like to book this service

*some exceptions – see detailed course notes

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