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Coach Development

Coach Development

It is important that Coaches always consider their Coaching Philosophy alongside their Development. For more information on Coaching Philosophy please look at the separate page in Coaching

In addition to the Coaching qualifications available, and detailed on individual pages, there are a number of Coach Development opportunities including ones for Continuous Professional Development (CPD)

Coach Development Forums: 

Coaches will be invited to attend and contribute to the development of the sport of Shinty

Coach Development Workshops

Coaches are invited to attend workshops which will focus on Generic sports coaching skills provided by sportscotland and Shinty specific coaching skills provided by the Camanachd Association. e.g. Long Term Player Development - Techniques - Skill development - Fitness Training & Injury Prevention - Team Dynamics – Analysing your Coaching – Tactics – Developing practices.

Coach Mentoring: CA Level 1 and 2 qualified coaches will be allocated an individual mentor to assist them in their on-going development.

Future Developments:

Coach Scholarships: Coaches who can demonstrate a requirement to undertake activities not offered by the Camanachd Association plus a beneficial outcome to the sport may be eligible for additional funding support.

Development Experiences

Committed and ambitious coaches will have the opportunity to progress upwards in the pathway and coach at Club/Inter Area/Inter District/ National U-21 and Senior Men's and women's levels.

Detailed information on all of the above will be posted on the Website News page, when available, or is available from members of the Development Team 01463 715931

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