19th Oct 2012
Coach Talk is your monthly compilation of the latest blogs on the sports coach UK website.
Just click on the links below and take a look at what people are talking about.
Jose Mourinho: a template for Coach Development
sports coach UK Information Manager John McIlroy looks at an Andy Roxborough article on the story of Jose Mourinho as a guide to how coaches develop.
Making a Pledge
sports coach UK Development Lead Officer Liz Burkinshaw asks the question whether, as a coach, do you know what your participant’s goals or pledges are?
Managing Behaviour in Sport: Ignore, Punish, Appease, Praise, Incentivise, Banish, Humiliate?!?!!? Aaaaaahhhhhh!
sports coach UK Head of Research and Innovation Mike Fisher ponders the debate on different techniques of managing behaviour in sport
Coaching the Whole Chimp: Why Coaching the Athlete isn’t Always Enough
sports coach UK Development Lead Officer (Children and Schools) Dave Turner considers the inner characterstics that are part of us all and how it can apply to coaching
Maximising Opportunities for Successful Learning
sports coach UK Research Consultant Emma Boocock takes a look at Ripples on the Pond analogy for successful learning
Developing Sporting Talent
sports coach UK Talent Lead Stuart Armstrong brings to our attention video of the coaching of a Chinese Paralympic swimmer, noting a lot can be learnt from the coach/athlete relationship