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Climbing Leadership and Coaching Awards

Climbing Wall Award Training

This two day training course focuses on party supervision, safety and coaching movement skills. The module on group abseils will also be covered. You must be registered on the Climbing Wall Award sche...........

Cost: £200 (2 Days)

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Climbing Wall Award Assessment

This one day assessment covers the main award and the abseil module. You must have completed the CWA training course and CWA abseil module training (included in our CWA training course) prior to asses...........

Cost: £120 (1 Days)

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Climbing Wall Leading Award Training

This one day course focuses on the safety and coaching elements of teaching leading and uses our two dedicated climbing walls. You must be registered on the Climbing Wall Leading Award scheme with Mou...........

Cost: £120 (1 Days)

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Climbing Wall Leading Award Assessment

This one day assessment is for candidates who have registered and been trained for CWLA and have 100 lead climbs, at least half of which must be at French 6a or above............

Cost: No dates scheduled

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Single Pitch Award Training

A two day training course based on the SPA syllabus. You must be registered on the Single Pitch Award scheme with Mountain Training prior to attending this course and have the required experience............

Cost: £230 (2 Days)

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Single Pitch Award Assessment

Before attending the 2 day assessment course, candidates must have attended a Training course, be able to lead Severe grade climbs and hold a valid first aid certificate............

Cost: £230 (2 Days)

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Foundation Coach Training

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. Hence the syllabus focuses on three main ...........

Cost: £120 (1 Days)

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Development Coach Training

The Development Coach Award is for independent coaches who will prepare for and deliver a structured progression in 'climber centred coaching' over a series of sessions. Often working with Foundation ...........

Cost: £170 (2 Days)

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BMC FUNdamentals of Climbing 1

This workshop comprises both theoretical and practical elements and is primarily aimed at climbers who work with and coach young people. Even if you work only with adults, you will still find much of ...........

Cost: £120 (1 Days)

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BMC FUNdamentals of Climbing 2

A one-day BMC workshop for those coaching climbing who have already attended a BMC FUNdamentals of Climbing 1 workshop. Broaden your knowledge of athlete development, and develop your coaching techniq...........

Cost: £120 (1 Days)

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BMC FUNdamentals of Climbing 3

The third FUNdamentals workshop is designed to educate coaches working with climbers demonstrating an an advanced level of climbing technique. A coach working at this level should have a deep personal...........

Cost: £120 (1 Days)

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BMC Physical Training for Climbing 1

A one-day BMC workshop for people coaching climbing who have ideally already attended the BMC FUNdamentals of Climbing 1 and 2 Workshops. Broaden your knowledge of climbing training. The day covers bo...........

Cost: £120 (1 Days)

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The Future Leaders Fund


Can't find what you are looking for?

You can hire one of our coaches instructors or guides from only £250 per day. They'll tailor the day to suit your aims and aspirations perfectly.
You can enjoy one to one coaching for that cost or if you get together as a group, depending on the activity, you can split that cost between up to 6 of you. If you are a group we can run one of the courses listed above on a date that suits you and your friends or you could just write your own agenda for a week or weekend and we'll price it up for you - with or without accommodation. What's more, just like out normal course fees, our private instructor hire charge covers all your equipment too.
Click on the link below to fill in a request form and one of our coaches will call you back (or e-mail if you'd prefer) to discuss things in detail with you.

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