How are Payments made?
All payments are via Bank Transfer, Swift/IBAN etc – your precise arrangements can be discussed with you at your convenience, but we usually take payment of a deposit of 50% a few weeks prior to the course, and balance of payment before the end of the course.
How much are the course charges?
Skype tariffs and charges 2016
One-hour sessions rates are inclusive of any preparation work and written follow-up or additional materials sent separately.
“Warmer” or trial/evaluation sessions to find out the client’s needs and goals are free of charge.
Tariffs for bundles, and discounts: Private rates:
The standard rate for a one-hour session is £70
Bundles of 20 or more sessions per month are discounted to £50
Bundles of 10 – 19 sessions per month are discounted to £55
Bundles of 5 – 9 more sessions per month are discounted to £60
The standard rate for a one-hour session is £100
Bundles of 20 or more sessions per month are discounted to £70
Bundles of 10 -19 sessions per month are discounted to £75
Bundles of 5 – 9 more sessions per month are discounted to £80
Skype lessons not cancelled 48 hours or more before the agreed time will be charged in full.
In the case of an emergency, alternative dates/times will be sought at no extra charge
Are there additional costs?
If you are travelling to the UK for coaching with us, you will need to pay for your air ticket as well as taxi. When staying here, your breakfast and lunch will be included in the fee, but your evening meals will not be included.
Is support included?
We arrange for your collection from the airport by taxi
We provide feedback and materials
We provide audio files of important key learning resources created together.
Can I cancel or change plans?
If you cancel we will keep the deposit.
If you arrive but leave before completion of the course, we will keep the deposit and the balance.
What about refunds?
In the case of proven emergencies, refunds may perhaps be arranged.
What about the typical schedule?
A sample daily programme
An executive car will collect you from the airport (Heathrow, Gatwick or Birmingham) and be available to ferry you in the evening to restaurant or theatre – accompanied if desired.
Breakfast (with the coach) at a quality residence or Spa hotel.
Morning work will comprise Processing and Composing Skills to improve mentation and self-access, inducing improved states of awareness.
In the afternoon we spend time putting the learning and increased awareness into practical performance.
During the weekend, if your timetable permits, local places of interest, business site in the day or quality historic gastro-pubs and restaurants in the evening, with a professional local expert; in the Warwick, or Henley-upon-Thames* areas.
Theatre if wished – e.g. the Royal Shakespeare Company
Client may also have use of a swimming-pool, sauna and gym facilities at the hotel chosen – depending on availability and choice.
How is the intensive coaching programme organised?
Of course, every programme is flexible and different, since it is planned around the client,
8am Breakfast (with the coach) at the spa hotel or quality residence.
9am Morning work will comprise Processing and Composing Skills to improve mentation and self-access, improved states of awareness.
11am Use of video playback to record performance, analysis and feedback
1pm Lunch with the coach
3pm In the afternoon we spend time putting the learning and increased awareness into practical performance, language review and framing the next step, and ensuring understanding and deep-level processing
5pm 8pm Rest, use of hotel facilities or visits to places of interest or business sites. In the evening, with a professional local expert, to the theatre if wished, or a quality historic pub or restaurant.