So many coaches talk about the “right way” to introduce kids to the game. I think that we should let the kids introduce themselves (Mark O Sullivan, 2015)
This blog is my learning space. In this post I want to shine a light on some of those who have inspired me on my learning journey. If you click on their names you will be directed to their twitter account. I would advise you to follow them.
Richard Bailey– Positive early experiences of sport matters http://talkingeducationandsport.blogspot.se/2014/11/positive-early-experiences-of-sport.html
Mark Upton– Learning v Performance & challenging traditional coaching http://www.sportsrelations.com.au/blog/blog/2014/06/01/learning-v-performance-challenging-traditional-coaching/
Nick Levett – The Value of Play / Grassroots coaching https://footblogball.wordpress.com/2014/05/08/interview-with-fa-national-development-manager-nick-levett/
Lynn Kidman – Learning Opportunities https://footblogball.wordpress.com/2014/03/03/interview-with-lynn-kidman/
Jean Côté – “If you want to see what autonomy looks like then look at the face of a child that has just learned to walk. That smile is self-esteem growing” The Dynamic Process of Development Through Sport http://www.kinsi.si/upload/clanki/099200_264.pdf
Celso Borges – Portrait of a Professional Footballer as a Child https://footblogball.wordpress.com/tag/celso-borges/
Henok Goitom – Professional soccer player/ Community developer
Ian Renshaw – The Child in Sport: Meeting their needs in early structured competition https://footblogball.wordpress.com/2015/03/10/dr-ian-renshaw-the-child-in-sport-meeting-their-needs-in-early-structured-competition/
Janne Mian – Professional Senior Elite Coach, Sweden- Happy Birthday Janne!!!!