Coach Development

Extension Module 2: How to Coach

This extension module looks at a variety of coaching styles, techniques and inclusive principles that will ensure that coaching is effective and appropriate for the needs of all squash players. It provides practical ways to adapt squash to positively impact on skill acquisition, enjoyment and the quality of play for all.

Content covered

  • The art of coaching
  • Coaching skills and knowledge
  • NZ Coach Approach
  • The coaching styles continuum
  • Athlete-centred coaching and the Physical Literacy approach
  • Different learning preferences
  • Effective body language
  • Questioning styles
  • Giving and receiving feedback
  • STEP inclusion model
  • Teaching Games for Understanding (TGFU)
  • Game sense
  • The dynamics of pair or team coaching

Resources received
Coaches who attend will receive a special How to Coach Extension Module 2 pack which includes a resource booklet with relevant information and coaching ideas and the NZ Coach Approach DVD. Coaches can also access the Coaching sections on the Squash NZ website for further resources, development and networking opportunities.

How to Coach Ext. Mod 2 (v2)

How to Coach Ext. Mod 2 CD

2 hours 45 minutes

This coach learning module is provided by the Districts' trained regional CoachForce.

Module costs are set by the District.

Qualifications gained
Coaches who attend will be recorded on the Squash New Zealand iSquash database as having completed How to Coach Extension Module 2.

This extension module forms the backbone of the Squash New Zealand Coach Development Framework, is embedded in all coaching programmes and is required to receive most coaching qualifications.

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