March Newsletter 2017
Horseridingcoach.com is now on Facebook
Horseridingcoach.com is now on Facebook, follow the link http://www.facebook.com/horseridingcoachcourses/ to have a look. You can find handy information including coaching tips and frequently asked questions as well as highlights on our coaching products, booksand dvd's. Facebook will be updated regularly so it's a great way to keep up to date with any specials or changes.
From the team at horseridingcoach.com we look forward to seeing you there.
Practical lesson tips
Hello future coaches, just a few comments on submitting your practicals. When you begin your coaching you will be teaching beginners. Often people who have never been near a horse, they may be children or adults but they are still beginners. As this is a new concept they can only take in bite size amounts of information. So therefore, as shown and demonstrated in your learning materials things must be verbalised and demonstrated in a clear and progressive manner.
For example, explain and demonstrate how to:
1. Teach a beginner to approach, lead, tie up and turn out a horse in the paddock safely.
2. Teach to groom a horse.
3. Teach to saddle and bridle a horse.
As you know lesson one is a lot to take in, particularly for a beginner around a big animal, so your wouldn't then go straight to lesson two and three in the one session. So when you submit your videos make sure they clearly show the need to seperate each of these lessons so as not to overwhelm your students. Don't try to squeeze everything into the one video session. You must show the seperation in the lessons. Remember that as with horses a sound, structured learning foundation is the best and safest learning method to move forward, this is exactly the same with people.
In closing take your time, be clear and correct and enjoy the journey.
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On the other hand…
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