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Roundup Rodeo Ep20: Reviewing the best content

in Round-up Rodeo with Phil Llewellyn

Host Phil Llewellyn with guests review some of the many great podcasts, books, articles and webinars from the last week.  This week's guests: Marianne Davies, senior coach developer at UK Coaching, Jenny Coady, coach developer at UK Coaching, , Dr Anna Stodter, Senior Lecturer in Sports Coaching and PE at Anglia Ruskin University. The team pick out the key takeaways from each piece of great content and say how to use it on the pitch, at all the levels of the game. This week's content: Talking to Strangers – Malcolm Gladwell The Learning Journeys Podcast – Lesley McKenna The Magic Academy – Rob Townsend MORE

Top coaching tips for all levels: Wilko, Goose and...

in Rugby Coach Weekly with Dan Cottrell

Dan Cottrell invites Nick Wilkinson, Nathan Gosling and Ian Hollingworth to discuss their latest thinking around coaching in the current climate. They bounce ideas off each other, share what works and what needs to be adjusted. It's all about practical ways to improve your team, at all levels of the game. Be ready for some coaching gold and innovative nuggets to take onto the training field today. MORE

Roundup Rodeo Ep18: Reviewing the best content

in Round-up Rodeo with Phil Llewellyn

Host Phil Llewellyn with guests review some of the many great podcasts, books, articles and webinars from the last week.This week's guests: John Lawn, head of game development, RFU, Dusty Miller, a performance mentor at the English Institute of Sport and John Widdowson, match official development officer with England Rugby. Reviewing  The Oval World. A Global History of Rugby by Tony Collins, Shackleton’s Way by Morrell & Capparell,  Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harar MORE

BREAKING the pane: Directions of travel with coach development,...

in Girls/Womens, Podcast

In the podcast this week, Jess is joined by Russell Earnshaw from the Magic Academy and Dusty Miller from the English Institute of Sport. In a summer where not much happened on the pitch, off the pitch was a busy hive of hiring for the top rugby clubs. The team discusses the prevalence of ex-professional players transitioning into coaching and the upsides and downsides that come with this approach. MORE

Coaching Laid Bare Episode Six with Karen Findlay

in Coaching Laid Bare with Bird Burgess, Girls/Womens, Podcast

Liza Bird Burgess and LJ Lewis discuss a round of questions about the practicalities of the game. In this episode, they are with Karen Findlay, known to most in the game as Jocko, who is joint-head coach at Harlequins Ladies. Jocko captained Scotland over 50 times and played in three World Cups, winning 85 caps in the process. She went on to coach Richmond Ladies to five titles in the Premiership before joining London-based Quins in 2017, leading then to cup success in her first season. MORE

Breaking the Pane discusses women in sport, sexism and...

in Girls/Womens, Podcast

This week in the first-ever Breaking The Pane podcast Jess Bunyard is joined by Lichfield Ladies Head Coach Maria Crowfoot and UK Coaching’s Coach Developer Jenny Coady. The team discuss the recent BBC Sport survey into the social media abuse and sexism experienced by elite British sportswomen. One striking result to emerge from the survey... MORE

Asking the best questions of other coaches

in Podcast, Rugby Coach Weekly with Dan Cottrell

Dan Cottrell catches up with John Widdowson, described by Phil Llewellyn as the coach observer he is most scared a good way. We discussed the following areas: What does the Match Official Development exactly do? What can coaches do better in their interactions with referees? What makes John's questions so "scary"? What can we do more efficiently on our coaching courses? What's the PhD research and how can we help? MORE

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