INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION PROGRAM
GOOD COACHES CAN CHANGE A RIDER’S LEG… GREAT COACHES CAN CHANGE A RIDER’S LIFE.
ONLINE CLASSES: February 7 – March 28
FLORIDA CLASS: April 6 – 10 (Easter Weekend)
Motivated by the belief that a rider’s head and heart are as important as their hips and hands, the Pressure Proof Coaching Team prides themselves on helping equestrians match their strong position, posture and performance with equally strong courage, concentration and confidence. Training riders inside and outside the arena our team is the only one in the US that specializes in the mental and athletic training of the equestrian athlete.
OPTION 1: PSYCHOLOGY CONSULTANT
Eight Online Zoom Sessions – $1,500
Learn to teach our team’s five sport psychology seminars, chat-groups, webinars and mini-seminars. Other topics discussed include mental coaching, public speaking and marketing. Online sessions run from 7:30 – 9:00pm EST, begin Tuesday February 7th and continue for seven more Tuesdays (February 14, 21, 28 and March 7, 14, 21, 28).
OPTION 2: BIOMECHANIC CLINICIAN
Eight Online Zoom Sessions – $1,500
Learn to teach our team’s frame-by-frame biomechanic analysis of riders on the flat and over fences. Perspectives include the (1) profile of the sitting and posting trot, two-point position, canter and jumping position, and (2) symmetry from the front and back while trotting and jumping. Class topics include the use of sport analysis apps and drawing tools plus the development of a mental imagery program to assist riders in understanding how to improve imperfections physical imperfections with our minds.
OPTION 3: RIDING COACH
Five Day Florida Course – Including Meals and Accommodation – $2,500
This in-person instructor class is designed to certify new Pressure Proof Clinicians to teach our team’s twelve show jumping, dressage and XC clinics. This five-day class takes place in Naples FL from April 6 – 10. A portion of each day will also be dedicated to discussing additional marketing and promotion strategies to ensure our clinician’s success. Local riders and horses will be used to demonstrate the clinics, but our team clinician candidates may also be asked to ride.
OPTION 4: MASTER COACH
Both online courses and the Florida Courses – Including Meals and Accommodations – $4,500
Riders who complete the online Consultant and Clinician; and the in-person Coach courses become Pressure Proof Master Coaches certified to teach all our team’s seminars and clinics.
Pressure Proof team members receive a team uniform, certificate, letter of recommendation from Coach Stewart and a press release to promote themselves on local and/or social media. The name and contact information of all team members will appear on the Pressure Proof website and social media so riders and groups can locate, contact and hire them.
All team members set, collect and keep 100% of their earning. No portion of their earnings are shared with Coach Stewart. An annual online meeting to discuss new clinics, seminars and ideas is required to maintain coaching status ($250, date and time to be determined by the team).
(1) Equestrians wanting to teach mental coaching seminars and/or clinics as a career, consultant or part-time job. There are no age restrictions and team members are not required to be instructors… but they must ride at an upper level and have an advanced knowledge of the mental demands of riding.
(2) Instructors wanting to add mental coaching seminars and/or clinics to their current riding program, and
(3) Experts in the field like a rider with a background or education in psychology
(4) Coach Stewart has a junior program designed for riders under 18 who intend to teach mental coaching session to even younger riders at summer camp.
A $500 deposit is required to be placed on the roster for any instructor course. Remainder is due one week prior to class.
Payment plans are available upon request, and Coach Stewart will send you a sponsor-request letter so you can request tuition assistance from friends, family and students.
There is a 10% discount for all riders in Coach Stewart’s Junior program.