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Reflection on leadership and development in youth sport (Part 3 of 3)

In this final instalment, this blog focuses on the implications of effective mentoring and transformational leadership on the role of a coach developer. This piece of writing is part of a critical reflection on my development and journey as a coach, coach developer and leader. The blog has focused on the work an aspiring footballContinue reading “Reflection on leadership and development in youth sport (Part 3 of 3)”

Reflection on leadership and development in youth sport (Part 2 of 3)

This week the second part of the article will provide focus on the literature surrounding mentoring and transformational leadership in a sports setting and how this has had an impact on the development of my craft as a leader and it’s impact on Tova. The piece of writing falls as the middle section of theContinue reading “Reflection on leadership and development in youth sport (Part 2 of 3)”

Reflection on leadership and development in youth sport (Part 1 of 3)

Over the last two years I have been studying towards an MA in Education (Early Years) at Birmingham City University. The exposure to literature that highlights priorities in play, early years development and motivation has had a significant impact on my role as a coach and coach developer. In my second year of study, myContinue reading “Reflection on leadership and development in youth sport (Part 1 of 3)”

Skill Acquisition – Designing better practices

The UK Coaching Curious’ Coaches Club discussion this week focused on the subject of Skill Acquisition and was led by Marianne Davies, Stuart Armstrong and Kendal McWade. The discussion covered the topic of skill development, the supporting environment and the role of the coach. The Community of Practice discussions were varied and provided a platformContinue reading “Skill Acquisition – Designing better practices”

Game On!

Using a games-based approach to coaching opens a world of possibility for practice design, athlete engagement and problem-solving challenges. A games-based approach to coaching prepares athletes for competition and arguably is unrivalled on its impact on learning, developing and applying skill. There are a wide range of advantages for athletes is coaches chose to adoptContinue reading “Game On!”

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