Skill Coaching can be understood as versatile general skills training, the purpose of which varies according to the needs of the target group or the individual. Skills training aims to develop the various qualities of an athlete in a variety of ways.
At Lapland Sports Institute, Skill Coaching is provided to a wide range of athletes in different levels, from beginners to national team-level athletes. Skill Coaching utilizes the facilities and the equipment of the Academy variedly in order to ensure high quality coaching for each target groups.
Skill coaching for club teams
In children and adolescents, the need for Skill Coaching is built around the learning of basic motor skills (movement, balance, and tool-handling skills). This creates a comprehensive stock of movement patterns for the person, enabling safe and healthy exercise and providing the conditions for a more effective learning of the sport.
Skill Coaching in sports academy of lapland
With upper level and secondary school athletes, Skill Coaching is an aid to sports coaching designed to provide athletes with tools to improve their motor skills.
With elite athletes, Skill Coaching is implemented as skills training that supports the main sport and as functional strength training.