BMC Youth coach training weekend 2022

Posted by James Mchaffie on 20/04/2022

On 9th and 10th July there will be a weekend of highly subsidised training courses for young people who are interested in getting into coaching climbing.

This coach education weekend will be held at The Depot in Sheffield.

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. The Fundamentals will cost £25, and the Foundation Coach training costs £25 for the day instruction + £49 for registration with Mountain Training for the scheme.

You will need to arrange your own accommodation and food.

Parents of 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 9th July

COST: £25 (normally £80-£100)

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 10th July

COST: £25   (+ £49 for Mountain Training registration, follow link HERE)

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. 

For more information on the Foundation Coach click: HERE


Youth Outdoor Climbing Courses

Whether you want to make the leap from indoor climbing into Sport or Trad climbing outdoors, we run many courses across the country and throughout the year that are specially for 11-17 year olds.

BOOK: Youth Trad Climbing Course

BOOK: Youth Sport Climbing Course

Subsidised Youth Course Places

There are a large number of free places on courses for families who may struggle to afford it. Any families who live in rented accommodation and who receive income support or universal credit may contact the instructor of a course or James McHaffie for a place.

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