Magic Seven: Most read blogs of 2016

As the remarkable sporting year of 2016 draws to a close, we’ve tallied up the most read blogs from our page. (You can read 2015’s list here).

Filling in the Blanks: Negotiating the Grey Areas

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

Better people make better Rugby players

When I was in school in Ireland there was no importance put into the process as we had an exam result structured education. At the end of our 14 years in school only the result of one set of exams mattered. So I have always been motivated by the end result which can be frustrating as often I am left disappointed regardless of the result. The process should beRead more

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…

Performance Analysis – when is the best time? #CLChat

Performance Analysis – when is the best time? #CLChat The third #CLChat took place on Sunday 25th September and while quieter than the previous chat on Goal Setting, this one had a 2016 Olympic medal winner providing first hand experiences on performance review – pretty cool! The first question was open in nature and surrounded the best time to review performance. Jami Mülders, the Head Coach of the GermanRead more

Rugby playing styles that suit us or suit the professionals?

Should your team find a style that suits your playing group because of their strengths and weaknesses or adapt a style successfully used by another team?

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

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

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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