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Wayne Goldsmith on how to make a real difference...

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In this podcast we discuss How to observe a team more effectively; What interventions work with the most difficult players; What a great player does more than just a talented player; Why we want "pigs" not "chickens" What coaches need to change about themselves; Why values need to be more than just posters on the wall MORE

A creative coaching chat with Warren Abrahams

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In this podcast, I get a chance to quiz Warren Abrahams, a senior coach with England Sevens and academy coach with Harlequins. Well-known for being a very creative coach, I ask him about how he builds better relationships with his players, and how he goes about this creativity in his sessions. MORE

Stories, action bias and player autonomy

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Simon Nainby is an experienced strength and conditioning coach, with a strong interest in rugby. For a number of years, his blog has been one of the best ways to quickly access all of the latest thinking on coaching. His excellent curation means he has a wealth of ideas to inform his day-to-day coaching. MORE

Learning from other coaches, who-what-how models and mentoring

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Dr Andy Abraham is an experienced researcher and teacher in sports coaching. He's also been a novice coach in rugby union, starting his journey with his own son in the north of England. Now, having coached at this level for 5 years, it seemed a good moment to find out what he had learned from this experience. MORE

When to allow failure and how to coach with...

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Dan Cottrell speaks to Dr Suzanne Brown about the optimum environment for coaching. Suzanne, who recently shared a stage with Eddie Jones and Russell Earnshaw, talks about the ways you can challenge players so they can learn faster and more effectively. MORE

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