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.

Activator Tutor Training; new models, new ways of coaching — Teesra Talks

Listen to the most recent episode of my podcast: Activator Tutor training; new models, new ways of coaching I was invited to join the All Stars Activator tutor team for Essex last year. Good fun, and it gave me an alternative perspective on what coaches and Activators actually do. So I was very excited about […]