Identifying your learning

Using your learning edge

Part 7 – Identifying your learning

Jeff Mitchell – Community Sport Advisor – Sport Auckland

Learning can occur in a range of settings: from observation, delivery, reading and research, through discussions, from competition, and even from analysing your mistakes. With each of these settings it is important that you are able to identify what you have learned and how you can use it. In this article we will look at how you can reflect on your coaching to identify what you have learned and how to then record this information so that you can incorporate it into your coaching practice. Continue reading

Taking charge of your coach development – Part 9

Part 9 – Observing other coaches

Jeff Mitchell – Community Coach Advisor – Sport Auckland / GACU

This is the ninth article in a series of 13 on developing your coaching skills. For the full list of articles in the series see the articles page.

Watch and learn. One of the best ways of learning to coach is by seeing it in action. Our previous issue looked at how you can use video observations of your coaching to identify areas to work on. Another way to learn is through observing other coaches delivering. In this article we will look at how you can learn through both formal and informal coach observations. Continue reading