The WPBSA is immediately delighted to announce that the progressive new Snooker Quotient (SQ) system is to be solely accessible to WPBSA Snooker Coaches and SQ Ambassadors for its first three months.
Developed by 1979 world snooker champion Terry Griffiths OBE and his son Wayne – a number one snooker coach in his personal proper – SQ was formally launched earlier immediately (Wednesday 28 April) by One Likelihood Snooker, on what’s the 42nd anniversary of Griffiths’ well-known triumph on the Crucible Theatre.
The SQ system joins the WPBSA Teaching Partnership Scheme and can present gamers and coaches entry to a worldwide handicap and score system for our sport. It’s a system that’s based mostly on 4 key talent units, with information collected during the last decade (in any respect ranges of capability) and makes use of tried and examined routines that benchmark gamers in a simulated strain state of affairs. Gamers might want to full as much as 16 routines and submit movies by way of the SQ app to get an official SQ generated by the SQ algorithm.
This can be a actually international initiative for our sport, and it has been designed to drive extra enterprise in direction of certified coaches. It offers gamers, wherever they’re based mostly on the planet, the chance to get assist from newly accredited SQ coaches as they search to enhance their SQ.
SQ international chief boards and SQ progress monitoring will enable gamers to match themselves with different gamers from everywhere in the world. For instance, if you wish to know which SQ member is the very best feminine, U21 lengthy potter in Asia, or how good is an expert’s cue ball management talent in comparison with yours – then the SQ database can let you know that!
Coaches who acquire SQ accreditation will be capable to discover out all in regards to the SQ technique and the right way to use it to its full potential. SQ accredited coaches can even get to promote their teaching providers on the SQ web site as a part of their annual membership.
Following an unique settlement reached with One Likelihood Snooker, for a three-month interval till 1 August 2021, (apart from SQ Ambassadors), the system might be accessible ONLY to certified WPBSA Snooker Coaches to assist to assist their teaching supply.
WPBSA Snooker Coaches also can profit from the next unique promotion:
- FREE SQ Coach membership for the primary yr (saving US$100)
- 40% OFF the SQ Coach course price ($150 as an alternative of $250 for a one-day on-line course)
- 4 (4) FREE ISQ checks to get your personal SQ earlier than finishing the teaching course**
- On-line advertising and marketing on whatisyoursq.com for SQ accredited coaches
- ZERO COMMISSION on teaching charges earned via SQ web site referrals
- Coaches can be part of the affiliate community when it’s launched (Q3, 2021) to get additional rewards and potential PROFIT SHARING on new members generated
Each the exclusivity and these presents will finish following 1 August so coaches are inspired to not delay to make the most of this promotion.
On-line locations for SQ Coach coaching might be allotted on a primary come, first served foundation. For any coaches to seek out out extra, or to enroll to safe this particular provide, please contact SQ on the e-mail beneath:
**Potential SQ Coaches should join annual membership with whatisyoursq.com (US $25.00)
“An Thrilling Improvement for Our Sport”
Terry Griffiths OBE mentioned: “For any participant wanting to achieve their full potential in our sport, Snooker Quotients presents the right resolution. A variety of key expertise might be examined beneath strain and based mostly on these check outcomes, will give gamers the chance to develop focused enchancment plans to construct on strengths and overcome any perceived weaknesses.
“We really feel that giving gamers the flexibility to match themselves to others from everywhere in the world might be a motivating think about getting extra gamers energetic in our sport. This in flip will result in a better variety of gamers in search of assist from certified coaches.
“We’re excited to work as companions with the WPBSA and we’re very a lot trying ahead to forging shut relationships with energetic WPBSA coaches.”
Chris Lovell, WPBSA Head of Teaching and Coaching Improvement, mentioned: “We’re happy welcome SQ to the WPBSA Teaching Partnership scheme. It’s nice for us to be supporting Terry Griffiths – one of many all-time greats of snooker teaching who has additionally developed our WPBSA technical blueprint – along with his new initiative.
“SQ presents official snooker coaches an impartial instrument to initially check a participant after which the chance via historic workouts to gather and analyse information to enhance their efficiency. That is an thrilling improvement for our sport and one which we’re happy to assist make accessible to our workforce of WPBSA Snooker coaches world wide.”
View our full checklist of reductions supplied by WPBSA Teaching Partnership Scheme members.