The coaches toolkit revisited (2): Blocked, Variable or Random?

Following on from reviewing my use of the coaches’ toolkit, I wanted to take a look at how I deploy different types of practice — Blocked, Variable, Random — and what I can do better. I have long been an advocate of game-based practice — because I like playing games, and so do (most of) […]

The coaches toolkit revisited (1): how well do I use the tools at my disposal?

I have blogged previously about the contents of my “coaches’ toolkit”, but I have never really considered how well I actually use the tools. Prompted, again, by the iCoachKids MOOC Coaching on the Ground: Planning, Doing & Reviewing, it’s time to take another look.

Coaching Philosophy v2.01

Back in December 2018 I drafted a “coaching philosophy’ whilst working through the iCoachKids MOOC Developing Effective Environments for Children in Sport. My Coaching Philosophy v2.0 Better is always possible — you just might have to re-define your better! But if it isn’t fun, the participants won’t come back next week, and will never have the […]