Recently, I met up with a football coach to discuss how he could use a performer-centred coaching approach with his junior team. During the meeting we discussed our playing and coaching experiences and he told me about a problem that he had developed with heading the ball. After missing a few headers in a . . . → Read More: Footballers have doubts also!
A couple of weeks ago, I was assessing a level 2 UKCC qualification in tennis and I noticed a trainee coach struggling for something to say to one of his pupils during his on-court assessment. He had set up a drill which involved the players hitting cross court for depth, and he had explained . . . → Read More: Stuck for Something to Say? – How about asking?
What kind of learning environment do children need to maximise their potential and build self belief?
About 9 years ago, I was trying to help my son aged 7 years to play tennis. As a coach and a player, I desperately wanted him to play well and I thought that I could help him . . . → Read More: Creating the Right Environment!