BMC youth coach training weekend, North Wales 2020

Posted by James McHaffie on 11/12/2019

On 29 February to 1 March there will be a weekend of highly subsidised training courses for young people who are interested in getting into coaching climbing. The coach education weekend will be held at Plas Y Brenin in North Wales.

Ian Dunn & Katherine Schirrmacher will deliver a FUNDAMENTALS 1 on the Saturday and a FOUNDATION COACH TRAINING on the Sunday. Young people can sign up for either both the days or just one day. Each day will cost just £25 which will cover the cost of the course, the registration fee and lunch. Emma Twyford will also be on hand to deliver an inspiring climbing talk on the Saturday evening. Emma has had an unbelievably successful two years rock climbing, doing loads of hard trad and sport and culminating in an ascent of Wales' hardest sport route, The Big Bang, 9a at the end of 2019, becomning the only women in the UK to have climbed this difficult a sport climb.

You will need to arrange your own accommodation and breakfast.

To book onto either day day see the links below or for more information email james@thebmc.co.uk

Under-18s must fill in a parental consent form which should be sent to james@thebmc.co.uk as soon as possible after booking.

FUNDAMENTALS 1, Saturday 29 February

COST: £25

AGE: 14-18

FUNdamentals 1 will look at various areas of what can be taught in climbing from balance, agility and coordination through to climbing techniques such as flagging, rockovers. At the end of the course people will have gleaned ideas of what they can do when coaching people of different abilities in climbing.

 For more information on the FUNDAS click: HERE

FOUNDATION COACH, Sunday 1 March

COST: £25(includes registration fee, normally £45)

AGE: 16-18

FOUNDATION COACH training covers observation and analysis, clear delivery, feedback, session planning and gives a good starting point for how to deliver good coaching.

* To access the foundation coach course at this special rate, it is necessary to register an account with Mountain Training. See the booking form for further information.

 

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