Module 1: Get Started
This coach learning module gives new coaches the tools, resources and information needed to get started in squash coaching.
- Online modules recap
- The role of the coach
- Structuring sessions
- The court layout
- The basics of squash
- The swing, grip, drive, serve, serve return, lob, drop, volley and boast
- Basic feeding skills
Coaches who attend will receive a special Get Started Module 1 pack which includes a resource booklet with relevant information and a sample introductory programme. Coaches can also access the Coaching sections on the Squash NZ website for further resources, development and networking opportunities.
2 hours 30 minutes
This coach learning module is provided by the Districts' trained regional CoachForce.
Module costs are set by the District.
Coaches who attend will be recorded on the Squash New Zealand iSquash database as having completed Get Started Module 1.
Coaches are required to attend 3 modules to receive the "Get Started" Qualification:
- Module 1: Get Started
- Extension Module 1a: Get Started Online
- Extension Module 1b: Safety Concepts Online
It is highly recommended that the two online extension modules be completed prior to attending Get Started Module 1.