Different learning styles are widely used across the world in schools, in coaching settings and is the cornerstone of many lesson delivery methods. We have all found out somewhere on the way that we are either a visual, auditory or kinaesthetic learner and that we would do best by sticking to these methods. But how […]Read more "Learning Styles"
The following blog is my reflection on the coaching of coach summers as seen in this YouTube video. https://youtu.be/BTEKzocCt0o Coach Summer took over the coaching role in the last quarter of a very close game. This was between two group of children aged about 12. We don’t know if Summer has had previous contact with […]Read more "Summer’s Reflection"
Introduction Pedagogy is “the method and practice of teaching, especially as an academic subject or theoretical concept” (Oxforddictionaries.com, 2016). There are two main types of pedagogy in coaching, these are linear and non linear. In this blog post I will talk through what linear and non linear pedagogy is before analysing the best ways to […]Read more "Non Linear Pedagogy"
Infografic pic Promotes life skills like team work through coaching Most of the time when I am coaching I am working with children in their last two years of primary school, which is a time when they are developing a lot of life skills that they will need in the future. Therefore I added life […]Read more "An Infographic for a Cycling Coach"
When I last changed my Mind After reading this article http://scottberkun.com/2014/when-did-you-last-change-your-mind/ I have come to realise that I have spent my whole life being right and then wrong and changing my mind or having it changed for me. The only negative of this process is that I have pushed against it and stuck with what I thought […]Read more "When I last changed my Mind"
As athletes and/coaches we will all have experienced the lack of will to train weather that’s getting out In the rain to jog for hours on end or getting someone in your sessions to push them selves Motivation can be split into two main forms; one intrinsic and one extrinsic. Both can help a sports […]Read more "Motivation Blog"
Creativity in sport separates the good from the great. Other factors like work ethic and somatotype come into play too. However what seems to make good players great, especially in team sports, is creativity. We can see this in any sports where athletes stand out for example Nino Schurter is thought to be the best […]Read more "Creativity in Sport"