Author Archives: Lee Smith

Game Sense Continued – II

By | October 29, 2017

Exercise 3 – The Attention Demands of Playing Directions Read the basketball example below. The players and coach use the information gathered about their position on the court  to analyse the situation and prepare for the likely outcome prior to the play commencing at the re-start. This provides a context from which modifications can be […]

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Game Sense Explanation

By | September 18, 2017

For some time now I have been trying to develop activities that will develop game sense in players. In less developed unions this is a real problem however it is by no means confined to these unions. What do I mean by game sense? It is the ability of players to adjust their play to […]

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The Selection Method – Steps 6 to 10

By | July 18, 2017

Step Six – Selection Responsibilities Once the players have been ranked they can be categorized into three groups – “in”, “out” and “unsure”. •  The “in” players are those who will definitely be in the team. •  The “out” players are those who will definitely not be in the team. •  The “unsure” players are […]

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