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Learning outcomesBy the end of this course you should be able to:
- differentiate between coach-centred and player-centred coaching
- explain the differences between the art and science of coaching
- apply player-centred coaching principles to enhance player/team performance.
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Meet the teamYour lead educator for this course is Paddy Upton. Paddy is an accomplished international cricket coach who brings a modern approach to coaching.You’ll also be supported in conversations and discussions by mentor Dr Sharon Pittaway. Sharon is an experienced teacher and has worked closely with Paddy in the development of this course.Select their names to find out more about each team member and follow them for course updates, feedback and discussions.
FrameworksThe frameworks I share in this course are ones I apply to my own practice, whether that’s with sports people or business leaders. They’re adaptations and blends of many frameworks drawn from the fields of education, leadership and business.There are many frameworks that can be applied to helping others grow and develop – these are ones I’ve found to be successful in my own practice. Use and/or adapt them as you see fit, to your own context as appropriate.
Your taskTo find out more about the key topics you’ll explore in Week 1 watch the video. You can also download and print a course map.Take some time to introduce yourself, and tell us why you’re interested in this course and what you hope to learn.
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