Originally Posted by 5263
Right after MTM anyway.
No, the MTM coach ed programme is based on technique, it does not address the fundamentals of how to actually teach, how to organise lessons, how people learn, aspects of physical or mental training etc etc. As a technical information programme it has many merits, as a full coach education/training programme it is lacking in that sense. Maybe the USPTA coach ed programme does this too and just evaluates rather than educates (and maybe the USPTR too, i don't know), but that's not the same as actually teaching coaches to teach, which is what you have on the RPT certification courses (and LTA, FFT etc)