Rugby Coaching – Scrummage

Overview This activity is perfect for practising speed of disengagement from the scrummage and support when attacking from the back row. Organisation Groups of 13 players with 8 forwards, a scrum half and 4 pad … Read More

Netball Endball Game

Overview This is an outstanding game for introducing team play in a game scenario. Organisation Groups of 14 players are organised in 2 teams as illustrated. The game starts in the centre with a toss-up … Read More

Basketball Coaching – Shooting Layup

Overview This exercise is great for developing player’s layups with both hands. Organisation Groups of 8 players are positioned in 2 lines as illustrated. Player 1 passes to the coach and makes an angled run … Read More

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

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

21 Reasons Why Students Should Blog

Blogging is such a powerful learning tool, and there are many great reasons why you may wish to encourage students to blog. Here’s a few extra reasons you may wish to consider.