Filling in the Blanks: Negotiating the Grey Areas

If experience or research hasn’t taught you already, coaching is a complex and problematic profession.

Culture is King? Would you drop a star talent if they upset team culture? #CLChat

The fourth #CLChat took place on Sunday 9th October and once again created a good buzz of discussion around team culture. Mark Cairns acted as host and started by posing the first question…

should coaches show vulnerability

Should Coaches show vulnerability? #CLChat

[spb_single_image image=”25640″ image_size=”full” frame=”noframe” intro_animation=”none” full_width=”no” lightbox=”yes” link_target=”_self” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] [spb_text_block pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” el_class=”.post-scnd-titles” width=”2/3″ el_position=”first last”] SHOULD COACHES SHOW VULNERABILITY #CLChat [/spb_text_block] [spb_text_block pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Last week, our Live Twitter chat triggered a flurry of insightful comments and lively discussion from top coaches on whether coaches should show vulnerability to their players.  In general, it was considered good to show a human side with someRead more

What is a Performance Analyst? part 3

Part three focuses on the development pathway for performance analysis and associated academic and vocational learning environments.

What is a Performance Analyst? pt2

SFA Performance Analyst Dr David Stevenson details the roles and responsibilities of a Performance Analyst, both as an individual and as part of a team.

Schools' Sport

How Coach Logic has shaped Schools’ Sport

  In 2011 George Watson’s College, an independent school in Edinburgh, signed up to use Coach Logic. Fast forward to December 2015 and the School sealed the under-18 Scottish Rugby Schools Cup for the fourth time in succession. By beating Dollar Academy at BT Murrayfield they won an unprecedented fourth cup in a row. Ally Donaldson, Director of Rugby at the school said “It will be a long time beforeRead more

foundations of good coaching

Paving the Way: The Foundations of Good Coaching

As the curtain comes down on a captivating Premier League season, it seems an appropriate moment as any for coaches to reflect upon their season; the successes, the challenges, the processes and the lessons learnt. En route to a fixture last week a colleague and I found ourselves discussing such things from a coaching perspective despite the cricket season being in its infancy. I had a topic all linedRead more

What is a Performance Analyst?

It is fair to say that performance analysis is becoming more and more prevalent in sport at all levels.

Shaken Not Stirred: How James Bond Can Help Coaching Practice

[spb_single_image image=”15685″ image_size=”full” frame=”noframe” intro_animation=”none” full_width=”no” lightbox=”yes” link_target=”_self” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] [spb_text_block pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” el_class=”.post-scnd-titles” width=”2/3″ el_position=”first last”] HOW JAMES BOND CAN HELP COACHING PRACTICE [/spb_text_block] [spb_text_block pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] It’s been an enthralling few weeks for even the most passive of sports fan, with the race for the Premier League hotting up, the pulsating World Cricket T20, and the tense Masters Golf to name a few.Read more

Cup Finals

Cup Finals await Coach Logic users

[spb_text_block pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] West Ham United Academy West Ham United development squad have reached the Barclays U21 Premier League Cup final where they’ll play Hull City. The final has extra meaning to the club as it represents the final U21 match to be played at the Boleyn Ground before the club’s move to the Olympic Stadium. The final is to be played over two legs, theRead more

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