Browsing articles tagged with " reflection"

Preparing for Year 7

Having delivered a week of a Closing the Gap Summer School with Create Development I found myself challenged in new ways. The ethos of the project is around empowering pupils to make the transition from primary to secondary school by raising their awareness of the skills (Learning Powers) they have and need in order to be successful in their new environments. The challenges for me were manifold: A target audience with whom I had little […]


The Customer is Always Right

Those of you who follow me on twitter (@gingercoaching) will be aware that with SASP (@SASPSomerset) I have been working on a project to aid less experienced coaches in their reflection and hence to help them evolve and develop as coaches in a more autonomous manner.  The logistics of mentoring coaches through observation are challenging and hence the idea is to develop a toolkit that enables the customers to air their views.  Ultimately what they think […]


Mentoring: Mirror mirror on the wall, who is the greatest coach of all?

I am quite excited to be working with some newly qualified coaches in a mentoring capacity.  With SASP, Somerset Badminton and the South Somerset CBN we are looking at ways to informally formalise the way in which this happens in order to add real value to the process and to really help the coaches develop. Self-reflection is something we feel is of vital importance, and if you’ve read any of my blogs or tweets (@gingercoaching) […]