WELCOME TO THE CNZ COACHING PROGRAMME
The Croquet NZ (CNZ) coaching programme has been developed in line with the CNZ Coaching Policy, The New Zealand Coaching Strategy and CoachApproach principals.
Its philosophies, ideas and resources provide the foundation stones for the development of effective coaching at all levels of the CNZ Coaching Programme.
THE LEARNING CONTENT
The programme consists of people learning about The New Zealand CoachApproach style of coaching through facilitated workshops and experiencing coaching in practice. By adopting the principles and philosophies of the New Zealand CoachApproach, the CNZ Coaching Programme aims to achieve an athlete-centred coaching environment which encourages athletes to become self-aware and self-sufficient, encourages athlete ownership and responsibility, allows them to make informed decisions and emphasises individual growth and change.
Each coaching qualification incorporates three parts to learning through:
- Workshops and learning modules
‘How to Coach’.
- Technical and tactical
‘What to Coach’ (Sport specific)
- The Coaching Experience
‘Putting the learning into practice
CoachApproach Introduction Video
Gaining a Level 1 AC or GC Coach Qualification
A trainee Level 1 Coach must complete the following 4 workshops, demonstrate appropriate technical & tactical abilities and complete the Coaching Experience activities. Trainee Coaches will require the Level 1 Coaches folder containing the Coaches Journal and Level 1 Coaches Toolkit. Folders can be ordered from Croquet NZ or via your Coach Tutor.
|WORKSHOP 1What is Coaching?||WORKSHOP 2Designing Great Coaching Sessions||WORKSHOP 3Games Approach||WORKSHOP 4Skill Learning|
Delivered by Coach Tutors, RST’s or other CNZ approved facilitators
|SPORT –SPECIFIC SESSIONSTechnical and tactical|
Delivered by Coach Tutors or other CNZ approved personnel
|Association Croquet Level 1||
|Golf Croquet Level 1||
|THE COACHING EXPERIENCE|
Overseen by a Coach Tutor or CNZ approved Mentor
The CNZ level 1 Programme Guide
This Programme Guide, for Coach Tutors facilitating the CNZ Level 1 Coaching programme. This Guide provides Coach Tutors with information about the structure of the programme and resources to deliver a CNZ Level 1 Coaching Programme for people who want achieve the Level 1 AC or GC Coach Qualification.
The Guide includes educational resources, 4 Powerpoint presentations for the Level 1 Coach Workshops on DVD, and Coach Assessment forms.
The CNZ Level 1 Coach Journal
The Coach Journal for trainee Level 1 coaches includes facilitated workshop activities for coaches to explore their coaching style and record their coaching journey. It includes educational resources about how to coach, and guidelines for planning and delivering great coaching sessions based on the CoachApproach principles.
The CNZ Level 1 Coach Toolkit
Includes sport specific technical and tactical resources to support coaching sessions. Coaches can use these reources to help plan their coaching sessions, and provide players with useful hand-outs to support their learning.
The Toolkit is made up of Modules, each discussing a particular Golf Croquet or Association Croquet topic. Coaches are encouraged to add their own resources to their Toolkit and to share their unique coaching activities with the croquet coaching community.
MODULE L1M1 Getting Started here
MODULE L1M2 Single Ball Strokes here
MODULE L1M3 Golf Croquet Tactics here
MODULE L1M4 Roquet, Croquet, Continuation here
MODULE L1M5 Croquet Strokes here
MODULE L1M6 Break Play here
MODULE L1M7 Game Play (Association Croquet) here
MODULE L1M8 Handicap Play (Golf Croquet) here
MODULE L1M9 Handicap Play (Association Croquet) here
MODULE L1M10 Competition Croquet here
MODULE TGFU Teaching Games For Understanding here
CNZ Coaching Pathways Summary
CNZ Coaching Qualifications and Player Merit Awards are provided at the following levels.
|Game||Coaching Level||Player Standard|
|Golf Croquet||Level 1
|Player Handicap 12 – 8
Player Handicap 7 – 2
Player Handicap 2 – 0
|Association Croquet||Level 1
|Completion of a break of 10 or more, with or without bisques
Completion of a break of 12 or more, without the use of bisques
Completion of a Triple Peel, without the use of bisques
Completion of a Sextuple Peel, without the use of bisques
Level 1 Coaching Programme folders are available for purchase from Croquet NZ.
Level 1 Programme including Programme Guide and DVD (for Coach Tutors) $70.00 including GST
Level 1 Programme excluding Programme Guide and DVD (For trainee Coaches) $55.00 including GST