This workshop covers a selection of mental skills and how to introduce them to climbers. Mental Skills are psychology techniques that can enhance performance, and reduce the negative effects of anxiety than plays a large role in the sport of rock climbing.
This course defines mental skills, and then looks at ways to apply them to coaching climbers in an indoor setting, although are transferable to lead climb coaching outdoors. So after defining what mental skills are we will look at way to implement them into your coaching session, many of these skills are great way to help develop the climber’s Mental Toughness for either competition or lead climbing.
• What are Mental Skills
• Anxiety and its effect on Performance
• Developing Climbing Confidence
• Developing Positive Imagery for Climbers
• Identifying and Combating Negative Self-Talk
• Relaxation Techniques
• How to set effective Goals
• Ethical Considerations
This course will be of interest to CWA, SPA and MIA award holders and trainees, as well as parent or in-house trained staff who want to understand more about how to teach and coach.
Details: The course runs between 10am and approximately 5pm on the date given. It cost £50 for non-MLTA members and £40 for MLTA members.
To secure a place on the course you need to send a cheque for the full amount to Mark Reeves, 6 Water Street, Llanberis, LL55 4EP. This is subject to the MLTA refunds policy. For further enquiries either phone Mark direct on 07872565225, or contact him via his website http://lifeinthevertical.co.uk/blogs/