Pedagogy & philosophy — ECB National Programmes getting it right

In a recent post I mentioned how, in my opinion, the ECB’s National Programmes have more to say about learning to play (by playing “games” to learn; repetition without repetition) and player behaviours (the multi-ability model, developed in collaboration with Create Development) than the mainstream coaching programmes. I ran All Stars sessions for three years, …

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 …