Coaching Committee Home Page
This page gives reference to the Coaching Committee's information, including its policies, web pages and other resources on the CA website.
Current Work in Progress
- Coaching Focus
- GC Merit Awards
- GC Coach Levels
- Coach of the Year and Lifetime Coaching Awards process
CA Strategy and Policy
- Council Standing Orders and Practice Book (defines the committee's bailiwick)
- CA Strategic Aims linked from The CA Constitution - note that "The CA will:
- Support growth and encourage competitive play
- Continuously monitor the methods of coaching in use and develop them...
- Encourage and provide training of Coaches and Officials...
- Develop methods of persuading and training its individual members to aim to improve to their full potential...
- Growth and Recruitment in the CA (Strategy) - note the Recommendations (for Coaching):
- Running AC Introduction courses for GC-only players.
- Especially support recruitment of the type of croquet player who is more likely to be competitive.
- Association Croquet Regeneration
- Mentoring scheme and Bursary scheme
- Becoming a Coach (Policy and Fixtures Book page)
- Examining Coach (Policy)
- Merit Award (Policy and Fixtures Book page) - CA Merit Award Recipients
- CA Silver Medal (Policy and Recipients)
- Policy for Inclusion of (Coaching) Events in the CA Fixture Book
- Coach of the Year (policy and recipients)
- Lifetime Coaching Award (policy and recipients)
- Committee meeting papers, minutes, etc.
- Members email list
- List of CA-Qualified Coaches
- Federation Coaching Officers guidance
- Development Pods (Description and Access)
- International Player Development Squad (Description and Members)
- In the Downloads section:
- Merit Award Form
- Coach Assessment Forms
Coaching and Self-Coaching Material
- Coaching sections of the website for Association Croquet and Golf Croquet include:
- Links to other material
- Coaching manual (GC/AC respectively)
- Advice for Players /?p=tech/players leading to
- For completeness: oxfordcroquet.com
Committee's Web Pages
These are the web pages and documents labelled as belonging to the Coaching Committee2019 'Association Croquet Coaching'
2019 'AC Coaching Topics'
2019 'International Player Development Squad'
2016 'International Player Development Squad Programme'
2018 'Examining Coach'
2011 'Federation Coaching Officers'
2019 'Stroke Play: Lesson Cribs'
2017 'Golf Croquet Coaching'
2018 'Examining Coach'
2016 'Golf Croquet International Performance Development Strategy'
2009 'Golf Croquet Croquet Terms (Jargon)'
2019 (last updated 15 Jan**) 'CA Merit Award Winners'
2018 'Coach of the Year'
2018 'Lifetime Coaching Award'
2019 'CA Silver Medal Award Winners'
2018 'Association Croquet Development Pods'
2018 'Golf Croquet Development Pods'
2019 'Coaching Committee Home Page'
2017 'Coach of the Year and Lifetime Coaching Award Process - Working Paper'
2016 'GC Coach Levels - Working Paper'
2016 'GC Merit Awards - Working Document'
2019 'Croquet Jargon'
2016 'Advice for Players'
2000 'AC Skills Test'
2002 'Etiquette and Customs'
2000 'Practice Routines for AC Beginners'
2004 'A Guide to the Ranking System'
2002 'Protection From the Sun'
2004 'Beating Better Players'
2004 'Cross Wiring Your Opponent'
2003 'The " Dream Leave"'
2016 'Duffer Tices'
2016 'Talking About Fourth Turn Finishes (and a Half!)'
2004 'Hogan Roll'
2011 'Jump Shots'
2016 'How Long is a Long Lift?'
2005 'Opens 2005'
2016 'Analysis of the Supershot Opening'
2003 'The Tea Lady Explained'
2004 'TPO Leaves'
2016 'Policy for the Inclusion of Coaching Courses in the Fixtures Calendar'
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