This qualification will provide you with the competencies to apply the basic principles of coaching, to improve the rider’s horsemanship skills, following a progressive plan. You will understand the health and safety procedures involved in organising a lesson or hack in the open or on the roads. You will be able to modify sessions to facilitate the ability of the rider in front of you. You will be able to evaluate your own performance and show ability to assess progress in your pupils in an unsupervised environment.
You will be able to work in a commercial riding establishment or private yard or as a freelance coach. Preliminary Teachers will be able to register for and gain the Level 2 (UKCC Endorsed) Certificate in Coaching by completing a portfolio of evidence. Holders of the Preliminary Teaching Test, who have completed a portfolio are now able to progress to the BHS Intermediate Teaching Test. The Preliminary Teaching Test is a component part of the BHS Assistant Instructor Certificate.
This training takes place each Thursday and covers lesson planning, structures, risk assessments and presentation topics.
Practically the taught sessions will be practiced, including jumping, flatwork, lunge and lead rein lessons, constructive, encouraging feedback will be given each week to help you develop your coaching/teaching.
Instructor: Phillippa Founds BHSII BSc Hons.
Cost per person: £32
Time: 2pm - 4pm.
Group size: Maximum six people.
Please Note: Funding is available towards the Exam Fees - conditions apply.
For more details, please visit the BHS Preliminary Teaching Test Page
For more details and to book your place, please contact Phillippa or Mel.