Archive For The “Coaching” Category

How Coaching Courses Killed Coaching

By | May 16, 2018

Unscrambling the Egg: How Coaching Courses Killed Coaching. Recently I was asked to facilitate a workshop with the national coach development managers from many of the national sporting organisations in a particular nation. I asked them to bring their entry-level coach education resource or level-1 coaching courses manual to the workshop. At the commencement of […]

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The Selection Method

By | May 15, 2017

The steps that should be followed when selecting a team will first be listed. Following this each step will be explained in turn. Bear in mind that the order may not suit all selecting environments and you may want to re-arrange the steps but this makes the steps no less valid, it is just the […]

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Coaching – A Seven-a-Side Rugby Defence

By | January 18, 2017

My recent experience coaching and observing Sevens leads me to recognize that much has changed since I wrote the first manual and workbook in 1997. This is not unexpected as the game has developed with the selection of bigger, stronger, faster, more skillful and more powerful players. This has brought into question the relevance of […]

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