After-school club — programme planning

I was booked to run an after-school club this half term — an hour per week, yrs 7&8. What follows is an outline of the programme and session plans, with an indication of the Objectives I was working towards. N.B. Most of the “planning” was actually done on-the-fly. I knew something of the School’s objectives …

Nothing new under the sun

He takes full advantage of the fact that a left-hand bowler, bowling round the wicket, can deliver the ball so that its flight in the air begins well outside the line between wicket and wicket and comes in towards the batsman, and then the ball, after pitching…goes across the wicket from off to leg. … …

Rosenshine’s Principles of Instruction — 8.5 out of 10 ain’t bad

I posted last year on my understanding of Barak Rosenshine’s concept of “learner rehearsal” and how it might be applied in coaching. Rehearsal is a key concept in Rosenshine’s 10 Principles of Instruction, developed in the context of teaching in the classroom. Leaving aside, for now, the question of whether coaching for (sports or movement) …