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Identify and overcome self-limiting behaviours

Private accountability allows you to identify self-limiting behaviours and implement strategies to minimise them so there’s a positive impact on individual and team performance. Individuals can be publicly accountable for …

Further learning with Deakin

Thank you for participating in Player-centred Coaching. We hope you enjoyed the course and found these learning materials stimulating and engaging. This course offered a taste of studying with Deakin …

Understanding your own game

When planning for competition the focus should be on strengths in order to achieve team success. We’ve explored the importance of understanding your opponents and the conditions, now we need …

How public accountability impacts planning

Public accountability empowers individuals to take responsibility for their role in achieving team goals. When there is public accountability within the team, in the context of a safe and trusting …

Planning for the conditions

The conditions in which you play and how you plan for them, in the corporate world or on the field, can be detrimental to the result. Chinese Philosopher Lao Tzu …

Performance-based outcomes

Winning isn’t a habit; it’s a result. As we saw in the previous step, focusing on the moment, and the next few moments, is going to have a more positive …

Understanding your opponents

Player-centred coaching harnesses the team’s collective intelligence in order to share information and experiences of opponents. There’s no question that as a coach you need to understand opponents/competitors. In a …

Interested in learning more?

We hope you are enjoying learning about how you can enhance people and performance through coaching. This is the second course in a series developed collaboratively between Deakin University and …

What outcomes are we planning for?

When the focus is on the result rather than the process, the player’s mind shifts from the present moment to the future. This creates unnecessary pressure that can impact on …

Team versus individual goals

There’s a common saying that ‘there’s no I in team’ but individual goals need to be integrated into those of the team in order to effectively plan for success. ‘Goals’ …

Acknowledge success

Providing authentic acknowledgement of success to peers is essential to building team culture. One way of acknowledging success is for coaches/leaders to keep a notebook on hand to write down …

Practical examples of reviewing success

To gain buy-in from players, coaches need to move toward solutions for the future, rather than focus on mistakes from the past. The example of the implementation of a player-centred …

Reviewing success and failure

A review can build players’ and the team’s confidence or break it down, enhance learning or shut it down, build the player-coach relationship or undermine it. A lot rides on …

Review: Learning from failure

Learning from failure can be difficult, but some of the greatest learning, growth, improvement and character-building opportunities lie here. We’ve discussed how coaches can’t know what players were thinking in …

The learning cycle: review and plan

Engaging people in reviewing and planning empowers them to make their own decisions about what they need to do to enhance their performance. We turn our attention to the experiential …
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