We have been inundated with requests for personal darts coaching from our qualified sports coach and PDC professional Matthew Edgar.
Matthew has been coaching a number of players on and offline in recent months (notably being credited for his help by Glen Durrant in a world championship post match interview) and has agreed to offer his services to players of all skill levels.
Fed up of waiting for your day or a good draw ? Want to put the power in your own hands. Well a darts personal training plan is just the thing for you
To request coaching please complete the form which can be found here
Darts personal training from award winning sports coach Matthew Edgar
After completion of the request form Matthew will contact you personally to go through your requirements for personal training.
Matthew Edgar the coach:
Qualifications and experience:
Sports Coach 2010-2020
Diploma Sports Science
Diploma in Sports Fitness and Coaching
Uefa B License Football Coach
Nutrition and Health
Sports Psychology Level 3
Many National Governing Body awards (FA)
Matthew first started coaching in 2010 straight after finishing further Education in July 2010. Matthew started at a secondary school in Daventry September 2010 and was working in the PE department until Summer 2011.
Matthew was then offered an opportunity to coach at a Professional Football club in the development centre and community programme a role he held with 2 professional clubs (One premier league and One League 2 in today’s structure)
Due to a lack of career progression Matthew dropped down the leagues Southern League level where he became the Head of Youth development at a more local club.
Most recently Matthew has been coaching specialist departments at local primary schools working with children with Special educational needs with a key focus on SAQ ( speed agility quickness- Person specific) style training.
Matthew Edgar the dart player
PDC dart player since 2011, currently ranked inside the top 64 in the World.
Played in 9 UK opens
2 World Championships
3 Players Championship finals
Multiple Euro Tour events
Winner of 2 PDC challenge tour titles
Personal training will consist of some or all of the following elements depending on your requirements:
What a session can offer
Coaching and working on throwing actions
Psychology of matches, during, before and after
Matthew believes to hit peak performance and reach your goals you need to develop your skills in 4 key areas.
This makes up the 4 corners of darts performance. In your consultation Matthew will go through each stage with you both looking at the current situation along with ways to improve and plan to develop in each of these areas
With each Client being able to take away a 4-6 step training plan to develop their darts, Matthew will only be taking one booking per day in order to ensure the client gets the best possible service during times where services are harder to offer.
A day will start with an initial consultation where the client can outline what they hope to gain from the experience in order for Matthew
to develop the best training direction required.
All initial sessions will start with a blank note book as the session will be personal to the player. There is no one size fits all model with darts or coaching and this will be strongly followed when planning and offering any advice and or coaching.
Following the initial consultation there may be further evidence required such as a video of throwing action in order to provide the best response to your concerns.
Matthew will then design a 4-6 week plan for you to follow and offer advice to maximize potential.
A call will be made back to you to talk you through the process and how best to unlock your inner dart player.
Average length of a booking is 2-4 hours however Matthew guarantees to stay with you until you have a training plan that is both understood and beneficial.
Online personal training- £100
Repeat customers- £75
Face to face personal training (Currently unavailable due to COVID restrictions)- £250
Read all of the testimonials from people who have completed personal training sessions with Matthew Edgar and take a look at the one from Glen Durrant below
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Matthew Edgar darts player profile
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Matthew Edgar darts player profile
Matthew Edgar is a professional darts player currently active on the PDC circuit who made his debut in 2011. Born in Doncaster Matthew has been based in Daventry for many years.
A two time winner on the PDC challenge tour (2014 and 2017) Matthew broke into the top-64 of the world at the end of the 2019 season.
Best results in PDC Majors:
PDC World Championship: Last 96 2019, 2020
UK Open: Last 32 2011, 2018, 2020
Players Championship Finals: Last 64 2016, 2018, 2019
Matthew is an 8 time UK wrestling champion who supported his wrestling career by competing in show wrestling events in his spare time.
A UEFA B license qualified football coach Matthew spent time as coach of Arsenal’s pre-academy teams and later at Northampton Town.