‘Speaking in Riddles’ – Are we asking too many questions? – By Jack Pattinson

Much like my last blog had nothing to do with Star Wars (‘Attack of the Clones’), this post doesn’t have much to do with The Riddler (or Batman). But I liked the image of a cartoon character surrounded by question marks and I wanted to write about the different coaching strategies and methods that I … Continue reading ‘Speaking in Riddles’ – Are we asking too many questions? – By Jack Pattinson

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Coach Challenge: “Make a player feel connected!” by Ty Sterry and Jack Pattinson

So this is a joint blog this week. Jack and I have been talking a lot recently about 'how' we coach and more importantly 'how' we can improve. Well, we've some interesting thoughts and ideas to share with you in this blog. Please let us know your thoughts... Let's start with a GREAT VIDEO!!!!! https://youtu.be/eCOZMmRlBco What did you see? A … Continue reading Coach Challenge: “Make a player feel connected!” by Ty Sterry and Jack Pattinson

Attack of the Clones…? By Jack Pattinson

  No! This post has nothing to do with Star Wars. Although, that would be quite cool… I have recently been inspired by a term I heard used by Russell Earnshaw (England u18s Coach) in which he described part of his coaching philosophy as refraining from developing “sat nav players”. What he went on to suggest was … Continue reading Attack of the Clones…? By Jack Pattinson

Why are we afraid of “Chaos.” A blog by Jack Pattinson

Delighted to publish a blog from one of my colleagues who is enjoying his current coaching journey........ Why are we afraid of ‘chaos’? It is a question I am always asking coaches and it is a challenge I faced when I started my coaching journey. For many of us, we spend lots of our (precious) … Continue reading Why are we afraid of “Chaos.” A blog by Jack Pattinson