Myths of Sport Coaching — mini review

Myths of Sport Coaching, edited by Amy Whitehead & Jenny Coe, presents a fascinating review of some of the most fervently believed myths sport coaching. The contributors, who use published research to explain why the various myths lack foundation, and, in many cases, go on to suggest alternative approaches, again backed by research. It is, …

The Spectrum of Sport Coaching Styles — mini review

I was very taken by Mosston’s classification of teaching styles with decision making as a central defining characteristic (see Reflections on and with Mosston’s Spectrum of Teaching Styles) — when the decisions are taken (pre-delivery, delivery, post) and by whom (teacher or learner) — so I was especially interested to see how the Teaching Styles …

2021 — My Year in Steps

No, I didn’t spend the year with Claire, Faye, H, Lee and Lisa from the 1990s dance-pop quintet. Can’t sing. Won’t dance. But for that, I could have been there with them, on their 2021 arena tour… But I have continued to record my activity via a Fitbit step counter. And the numbers don’t lie. …