Dan Cottrell speaks to awarding winning coaches Dan Lycett and Ross Williams about their approach to coaching. Dan is head of PE and Sport and Ross is head of Athletic Development at St David's College, in North Wales. They've won the Independent Schools Association award for outstanding sport (small school) and been nominated for the Independent Schools Association award for innovation, recognising their provision during lockdown. We chat about how they have introduced a more ecological approach to their coaching, allowing their players to find meaning and have a more self-determined approach. MORE
Smashing defence training with energy and purpose
Katleho Lynch is a South Africa U17s elite development coach. His passionate about defence training U18s teams at schools, plus working with provinces, clubs and universities.
He has learned his trade from all parts of the rugby world and brings his energy and purpose into his sessions.
In this podcast, he outlines:
- The key techniques he looks for
- How he builds techniques into skills
- Ways in which you can make tackling more gamelike
- How he drives his players to higher standards
- What systems suit what situations