Steve Hansen is the current New Zealand rugby union coach. He is a world cup winner with the all blacks and clearly has an eye for success. The interview is conducted by Dylan Cleaver. Within the first paragraph Steve talks about man management and how it is important to have control of a group of … More Reflection on Steve Hansen interview
Firstly, we had to read this short article titled ‘When did you last change your mind?’:http://scottberkun.com/2014/when-did-you-last-change-your-mind Thinking back to when my coaching career started all the way back in high school, I started to think about what decisions I have made through the journey and which have effected me and my coaching ways. Through high … More Supplementary blog task.
Is a games based approach a good idea or bad idea? In this blog post I am going talk about this and reflect on both games based approach and the traditional approach. Throughout my years playing football coaches just do simple things to make it easier for them but most definitely boring for us. A … More Games based approach.
The question I always ask myself after I have completed a coaching session with any age group. Was that good enough and was that challenging for them and how can I improve on this for the week after? As coaches, are we putting enough creativity into sessions for younger children? Creativity should be developed from a … More Creativity in sport.
This is a blog-image challenge. I am going to relate the picture chosen to coaching perspective. I have chosen the picture below because I think it’s relevant to me as a coach and what I represent. When looking at this picture, I thought what words spring to mind. I have taken out of the concept that they … More Try get out of this!
So one of our task was to watch a video and analyse it , the video is 2 coaches at a youth basketball game and the scores are very close and it’s very interesting to see how both coaches go about coaching there teams to try and win the match. They are only coaching the … More Good Coach? Bad Coach?
As coaches, managers and spectators are we putting too much pressure on young up coming talent? I have decided to blog about this because I think Jesse Lingard getting called up to the England national team only having played 2 games for Manchester United this season will be too much pressure for him and as … More Too much pressure?
Leadership can be viewed in different ways depending on what type of leader you are.There are leaders all over the world from businesses to Football clubs (Which professional clubs are) and many more. Professional and grass roots football clubs have leaders throughout their clubs from managers and coaches to owners and directors. Being a leader means … More Leadership within football
During my first year at university, I have learned so much more about the coaching industry and gained more skills and information which are helping me progress towards graduating. Before I started University I didn’t know there was so many jobs you could go into from the degree which I chose to study. Reflecting back on … More Reflecting back on year 1.
Reflection can be argued to define different meanings on what reflection actually is. People review the meaning of reflection in different ways. One way which people define reflection as is looking at your own reflection in the mirror. How I define reflection is reflecting back on your past whether that be your achievements, failures and … More What is reflection and why is it important?