Foreword by Carl Hester MBE FBHS Acknowledgements Note on how this book proceeds 1. An Introduction to Coaching 2. Core 3. Thinking 4. Emotional 5. Spiritual 6. Delivery 7. Where Next? Appendix 1: Guidance for Establishing a Coaching Philosophy Appendix 2: British Equestrian Federation (BEF) Coaches' Code of Conduct Further Reading Useful Contact Details Index
Penny Pollard has a Masters degree in management learning and is Director of Core Context Consulting Ltd and Chairman of British Dressage. Penny specialises in Global Leadership development programmes, coaching significant executives, strategic planning and effectiveness in management. She is also an Associate Fellow of the Imperial College, Business Schools. Islay Auty is a Fellow of The British Horse Society, BD accredited coach and judge and has a degree in Education. In her four decades in the horse industry her area of expertise has evolved in the development of under 21 riders and in training coaches. She has International experience in these fields, as well as regularly coaching many competitive partnerships.
A good coach and the inquisitive learner will defiantly seek out
and learn from this book. It is packed full of information and
easy, sensible ways of explaining complex behavioural relationships
and reactions. The book deals with not only coaching but will also
serve as an aid to anyone who has been coached in the equestrian
field. The book does penetrate and, whatever age or level the coach
or learner, this easy to read book is very much worth taking some
time out to digest. It is an asset. -- Simon J Martin
The Power of Coaching by authors Islay Auty and Penny Pollard looks at how successful coaching can help riders maximise performance and achieve their goals.
A good coach can release the potential of a rider and this book will equip you with the skills and techniques you need to achieve this. It is a must-read for anyone currently coaching or wanting to go into the profession, but it also offers a fascinating insight for riders