Basic skills

Basic skills

This section is based on some handouts developed for schools’ coaching and addresses technique for basic skills only.  It is still work in progress and please bear in mind that these pages are intended as an addition to formal coaching sessions not as a substitute – nevertheless pages available at present are:

A quick word about the language used here – these various ‘Landings’ always used to be known as ‘Drops’.  The use of the word Drop has been actively discouraged now for several years, though, since it has a negative feel to it.  Landing feels as though you are in more control.

Underpinning all these skills, of course, are Newton’s Laws about which you may also want to learn more.