The Rock Climbing Development Instructor qualification is for experienced instructors wishing to develop a participant’s rock climbing proficiency. This development may extend to lead climbing.
Rock Climbing Development Instructor training course outline
The course will be delivered of 4 days and in an ideal world, we will run the program as below, of course, we might vary the plan to make the best of the weather.
Below is a guide to the programme but we will tailor the course to the applicants attending, whilst ensuring the syllabus is covered.
Day 1: Based indoors at a wall.
Morning: Introduction to coaching theory, (Mosstons theory, how to teach),
Afternoon: practical, leading, clip-drop Pysch, soft catch belaying, good falling, bouldering, route reading.
Day2: Sport climbing
Personal skills am/teaching skills pm. warm-ups, equipping and stripping routes, managing lower-offs, redpointing, cows tails/clipping in hard.
Day 3: Trad rock climbing
Personal skills day – climbing competence, belays, pace, gear, ropework. Leading to inspire. Environmental awareness/crag impact.
Day 4: Teaching skills day
Teaching/supervising leading, teaching progressions, session planning, structuring delivery, problem avoidance/solutions