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How to Celebrate Success with Your Young Players

10/8/2018
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There is a certain artistry to administering praise, calling for careful observation and informed intervention – with the coach taking their cue from the player and reacting appropriately. Insight into your players’ quirks and motivations and understanding what makes them tick can also help the whole rewards process click. This podcast has been produced from the ConnectedCoaches blog of the same name. If you enjoy it and find it helpful we’d love to hear your thoughts. You can share any...

Duration:00:13:06

Self-Talk and the Power of Flexible Thinking

10/1/2018
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Sports psychologist of the England rugby union team and AFC Bournemouth, Dan Abrahams, lauds the benefits of self-talk as an easy to use and essential to embrace performance aid. This podcast has been produced from the ConnectedCoaches blog of the same name. If you enjoy it and find it helpful we’d love to hear your thoughts. You can share any feedback you have by adding a comment on the blog that was posted on 29/05/18. To find the blog visit connectedcoaches.org and search for the blogs...

Duration:00:09:28

Life as a Head Coach - Occasionally Fraught but Always Immensely

9/24/2018
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It has been two years since Community Champion Kate Offord featured in our article and podcast ‘Tri-umphant transition: Making the step up from assistant coach to head coach’. We caught up with Kate for a progress report. It turns out, this has been a highly eventful period in Manchester Triathlon Club’s 30-year history. Here, Kate reflects on the valuable lessons learnt during her time at the top, which has included a multitude of highs, tempered by a few tense lows. This podcast has been...

Duration:00:12:33

Paralympic Greats Deliver Language Lesson to Sports Coaches

9/17/2018
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Three icons of British disability sport shared their knowledge, wisdom and extensive international experience with a full to capacity conference suite at the BBC Sport offices in Manchester. ConnectedCoaches was there to witness and record it. This podcast has been produced from the ConnectedCoaches blog of the same name. If you enjoy it and find it helpful we’d love to hear your thoughts. You can share any feedback you have by adding a comment on the blog that was posted on 23/03/18. To...

Duration:00:09:47

Ask Not What Your Player Can Do For Your Club But What Your Club Can Do For Your Player

9/10/2018
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Nick Cox’s compelling presentation on the high-pressure, demanding world of football academies left a lasting impression on delegates at the UK Coaching Conference. Manchester United’s Academy Operations Manager feels strongly that the system is in need of a timely review. ConnectedCoaches was there to watch and record events. This podcast has been produced from the ConnectedCoaches blog of the same name. If you enjoy it and find it helpful we’d love to hear your thoughts. You can share any...

Duration:00:11:20

Guest UK Coaching Podcast: The Creative Use of Space

5/25/2018
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How can we use or look at spaces more creatively to increase the opportunities to become physically active? That is the question explored by Craig Blain, Development Lead Officer for Physical Activity at UK Coaching and ConnectedCoaches member, in this guest podcast on the creative use of space. Featuring an expert panel from across the sport and physical activity landscape - Born Barikor, Founder of Our Parks, Catherine Eaton Brown, Participation Manager at Warwick Sport (University of...

Duration:00:36:25

"I can coach my son better than you" - Dealing with critical parents

4/16/2018
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What do you do when a parent questions your ability to coach the team? In this podcast Content Champion Simon Browning takes the example of LaVar Ball and his interactions with the LA Lakers, NBA team, and sees what can happen when there is a divergence of views between coach and parent. This podcast has been produced from the ConnectedCoaches blog of the same name. If you enjoy it and find it helpful we’d love to hear your thoughts. You can share any feedback you have with Simon by adding...

Duration:00:08:36

Strategies for children’s coaches to help them engage more effectively with parents

4/9/2018
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Member Gordon MacLelland is a leading voice on the coach-parent-child triad. In this podcast he explains why building a harmonious relationship with parents is a coach’s moral imperative as failing to work as a team, and shed the ‘them and us’ label that is so prevalent in youth sport, can wreak untold damage. This podcast has been produced from the ConnectedCoaches blog of the same name. If you enjoy it and find it helpful we’d love to hear your thoughts. You can share any feedback you...

Duration:00:12:16

Coaching insights on the practical implementation of competition strategies – Part 2

3/26/2018
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Part 2 of our Q & A with England women's Rugby League Head Coach and ConnectedCoaches Community Champion Chris Chapman who shares more of his reflections and insights from the 2017 World Cup. This podcast has been produced from the ConnectedCoaches blog of the same name. If you enjoy it and find it helpful we’d love to hear your thoughts. You can share any feedback you have by adding a comment on the blog that was posted on 13/02/18. To find the blog visit connectedcoaches.org and search...

Duration:00:11:45

Coaching insights on the practical implementation of competition strategies – Part 1

3/19/2018
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In the first of this two part Q&A podcast, England women's rugby league head coach and ConnectedCoaches Community Champion Chris Chapman reflects on the 2017 World Cup sharing his reflections and coaching insights. This podcast has been produced from the ConnectedCoaches blog of the same name. If you enjoy it and find it helpful we’d love to hear your thoughts. You can share any feedback you have by adding a comment on the blog that was posted on 12/02/18. To find the blog visit...

Duration:00:11:36

What is more important, how you coach children or what you coach them?

3/12/2018
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It is imperative that a coach manufactures an environment where players become responsible for their own learning. Introducing games and constraints is an effective way of achieving learning outcomes. It encourages participants to search and find solutions to problems, thereby aiding the development of new skills. While this approach requires minimal hands-on involvement from the coach, their input is nonetheless critical in ensuring its success says Content Champion Dan Cottrell. This...

Duration:00:12:36

Bridging the gender divide: Advice for women coaches on taking over a men’s team

3/5/2018
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The coaching industry is populated primarily by men. Marion Clignet has bucked the trend at the highest level and, with the backing of ConnectedCoaches Content Champion Catherine Baker – who is passionate about seeing more female leaders in the world of sport – they provide some advice for female coaches on how to succeed in a man’s world. This podcast has been produced from the ConnectedCoaches blog of the same name. If you enjoy it and find it helpful we’d love to hear your thoughts. You...

Duration:00:10:12

How to coach a range of abilities within a large group

2/26/2018
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This podcast provides advice on how to keep every participant engaged and challenged in sessions, maintaining individual learning pathways while being careful not to compromise support to the wider group. This podcast has been produced from the ConnectedCoaches blog of the same name. If you enjoy it and find it helpful we’d love to hear your thoughts. You can share any feedback you have by adding a comment on the blog that was posted on 18/09/17. To find the blog visit connectedcoaches.org...

Duration:00:12:21

Exploring the key psychological attributes that underpin performance success

2/19/2018
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Nick Levett details the four behavioural traits he ranks foremost in importance, and explains why it is imperative coaches at every level do not neglect psychological development as part of their coaching practice. This podcast has been produced from the ConnectedCoaches blog of the same name. If you enjoy it and find it helpful we’d love to hear your thoughts. You can share any feedback you have by adding a comment on the blog that was posted on 25/09/17. To find the blog visit...

Duration:00:12:17

The Power (or Pointlessness) of Silence

2/12/2018
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This podcast taken from member Adam Nichols blog aims to explore and stimulate ideas around the articulation and effectiveness of silence within coaching practice. This podcast has been produced from the ConnectedCoaches blog of the same name. If you enjoy it and find it helpful we’d love to hear your thoughts. You can share any feedback you have by adding a comment on the blog that was posted on 22/11/17. To find the blog visit connectedcoaches.org and search for silence ConnectedCoaches...

Duration:00:08:17

Can you coach leadership? Are leaders born or made? What does effective leadership look like?

2/6/2018
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What plays a bigger role in determining leadership ability, genes or the environment? Is the ratio 30-70, 50-50, 80-20? Member Sam Turner is 100% convinced that we should stop playing the age-old nature v nurture percentage game and accept that developing leadership is not a black and white issue. This podcast has been produced from the ConnectedCoaches blog of the same name. If you enjoy it and find it helpful we’d love to hear your thoughts. You can share any feedback you have by adding a...

Duration:00:12:04

The art of practice: Intentional training a model way of embedding new skills

1/29/2018
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Dan Abrahams is a former professional golfer and golf coach turned sports psychologist and author. Headhunted recently by Eddie Jones to work with the England rugby team, he is also employed by Premier League side AFC Bournemouth. Here we pick his brain on the importance of training with mental intensity and explore his concept of intentional training. This podcast has been produced from the ConnectedCoaches blog of the same name. If you enjoy it and find it helpful we’d love to hear your...

Duration:00:12:31

Understanding time and how to save it

1/23/2018
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Trying to juggle family life, professional life and coaching? Feel like you are constantly trying to keep everything going all at once with the fear that something is going to drop? In this podcast ConnectedCoaches Content Champion Simon Browning shares his tips on how he has looked to maintain a balance with his time and ensure that he remains focussed in what he needs to do. This podcast has been produced from the ConnectedCoaches blog of the same name. If you enjoy it and find it helpful...

Duration:00:10:40

No exit! The secrets to keeping today’s youth actively engaged in sport

1/15/2018
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ConnectedCoaches Community Champion and UK Coaching’s Liz Burkinshaw provides advice to youth coaches on how to support young people during the transition from adolescence to adulthood so that sport and physical activity is not traded out of their lives. This podcast has been produced from the ConnectedCoaches blog of the same name. If you enjoy it and find it helpful we’d love to hear your thoughts. You can share any feedback you have by adding a comment on the blog that was posted on...

Duration:00:07:48

Equip your children with a starter pack that will sustain them through the rest of their lives

1/8/2018
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ConnectedCoaches Member Professor Richard Bailey provides a blueprint for nurturing the next generation and maximising childhood potential. This podcast has been produced from the ConnectedCoaches blog of the same name. If you enjoy it and find it helpful we’d love to hear your thoughts. You can share any feedback you have by adding a comment on the blog that was posted on 31/07/17. To find the blog visit connectedcoaches.org and search for the blogs title ConnectedCoaches is UK Coaching's...

Duration:00:14:43