Hockey Coaching – Set Plays

Overview This practice is perfect for refining stick control. Organisation Groups of players are organised in 2 teams as illustrated. Red players attempt a simple ‘straight strike’ corner routine against blue players. The strike is … Read More

The Jitterbug

This is a video of a dance piece with the jitterbug as the stimulus, performed by students from the University of Bedfordshire, during their second year of a BA (Hons) in Physical Education leading to … Read More

Contemporary Dance Piece

This is a video of my contemporary dance piece choreographed as part of a BA (Hons) in Physical Education leading to the award of QTS, and is performed by students from the University of Bedfordshire.

Reflective Teaching

As educators we often underestimate the importance of taking a step back from teaching and allowing ourselves the luxury to re-establish our pedagogical philosophy and direction. It’s so easy to get distracted and bogged down by the … Read More

Youth Sports Trust School Sport Conference 2011

Having attended the Youth Sports Trust (YST) School Sport Conference 2011 in Telford, I’ve walked away with my annual booster shot of inspiration. The conference theme of “Competition Inspiring Everyone” showcased some of the latest developments in … Read More

School Games – What is the School Games?

The School Games is an exciting new sport competition for school children in England, designed so young people can participate in high quality, meaningful school sport competition.