HSI Level 1 Apprentice Coach course – Kernans E.C. 25th & 26th November

  • 6 November 2013, 09:14

The aim of the HSI Apprentice Coach qualification is to provide participants with the skills and techniques to work competently as an apprentice coach at novice level. Whether you have been coaching for years or are a novice, this course will provide new approaches and fresh ideas for you to bring to your coaching. Your clients will benefit enormously. The HSI Level 1 Apprentice Coach course is the foundation for further coaching qualifications it is a requirement to progress further up the HSI Coaching ladder.
The course also provides coaches with a framework of progressive exercises to develop horses to compete at novice dressage, 1.10m show jumping and novice eventing. The HSI Programme uses modern systematic training methods which allow horses to be produced in the classically correct manner, therefore maximising their re sale value.

Entry Requirements:
Participants should be over 18 years of age and have completed one of the following:
• HSI Introduction to Coaching
• British Horse Society Assistant Instructor (BHSAI)
• Irish Pony Club B test

Duration: This course runs over 4 days and is split into two parts, each lasting two days. On the first two days all of the exercises are explained and demonstrated. The second part of the course usually runs at the same venue, is normally held 3 – 4 months later. This period allows coaches to with the exercises at home and be comfortable with the modules before coming back to the second part of the course. During part two the coaches are given an opportunity to practice coaching under the guidance of the tutor team. This is an invaluable experience for any coaches as strengths in the candidates coaching are identified and they are given a pathway to improve and up skill.

Cost: €400

Date: 25th & 26th November 2013

Venue: Kernans Equestrian Centre, Crossmaglen, Co. Armagh

For further information please contact Catherine Farrell on +353 45 854512 or email cfarrell@horsesportireland.ie 

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