Really interesting post from @davidhinchliffe on how he uses the constraints-led approach in his own coaching practice. I was particularly taken with the line “instead of a fault-fixer, think of yourself as a problem-setter…” Or, from an ecological dynamics/constraints-led approach viewpoint, coach as “environmental designer”, perhaps? Or, maybe, gardener?
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Preparing the ground — What is coaching? (2)
Looking at coaching from an ecological dynamics/constraints-led approach viewpoint (which I do tend to do, nowadays), the role of the coach might be likened to that of a gardener. And one gardening skill that acquires great importance in this model is the ability to prepare the ground, whether that be the learning environment itself or …
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Adaptive formats in cricket — good for…anything?
Clubs in England have been able to play cricket for nearly a month, now. It’s not cricket as we know it, perhaps, but recreational cricket is back . T20 & 40 over, mostly, from what I have seen, but with multiple junior formats. Perhaps it is easy to forget, now, the trepidation around the dreaded …
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