Performance Development Coach Education

The Performance Development Coach should have the experience and knowledge to provide coaching leadership and serve in a mentoring or educational role to assist Foundation, Club and Talent Development coaches. 

Performance Development course is designed to train coaches with a process of HOW to coach players to compete at a international level. It addresses the key issues of ‘Knowledge and Understanding’ and the ‘Skills of Delivery’ utilising the ‘Tools’ of how to coach players to apply pressure utilising the key skills of a Perception & Decision making approach.

Topics Include

SKILL ACQUISITION 

  1. Understand the key principles behind a perception & decision-making based approach to squash coaching
  2. How to coach using a perception & decision-making approach
  3. Factors that may affect skill acquisition

DEVELOPING SELF AND OTHERS

  1. Understand your personal Coaching Philosophy, Values and Leadership Style
  2. How to develop a group culture
  3. Coaching the soft skills  

PHYSICAL BACKGROUND TO SQUASH

  1. Principles of periodisation and planning
  2. Steps in designing an annual plan
  3. Preparing a meso cycle training programme, a micro cycle training programme and a single session

Performance Development Course