In this excerpt from More Dance Improvisations, you will find valuable insights that can benefit whether you’re a dance instructor or a student. Tips you will read in this piece will help enhance your approach to improvised dance with some highlights of essential aspects to maximize the benefits of a dance improvisation session.
The Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) model is a collaborative approach to learning and health that answers the call for greater alignment, integration, and collaboration between education and health to improve each child’s cognitive, physical, social, and emotional development. In this post adapted from Elementary School Wellness Education, we explore the steps you’ll need to take to establish the WSCC model in your school.
Author of Winning Ways of Women Coaches, Cecile Reynaud has featured on the Scientific Triathlon podcast. In the episode Cecile talks all things women in coaching including: If you want to hear more from Cecile and learn more from successful female coaches around the world, check out her book Winning Ways of Women Coaches. Adapted from: Winning Ways of Women Coaches Cecile Reynaud Buy the book
Motivation is a key factor of performance. You may have an abundance of talent but if you aren’t motivated to utilise that talent, it is unlikely you will perform your best. Motivation is the fuel for success, but it is also variable from person to person and may fluctuate over time. This can make it difficult to manage as a coach, leader or manager. So why are people motivated? And how can you support sustained engagement? When an individuals’ three basic needs – competence, choice and connection – are satisfied, they are more likely to be engaged in their performance domain and will thrive. Achieving Excellence refers to these three basic needs as the 3 Cs of performance success. We explore each in this excerpted content from Achieving Excellence.
As we step into a new year we are often enthused by plans of how this year will be our fittest and healthiest yet. It’s great to have such ambitions, but often to achieve them we will need to step outside of our comfort zone, and that can be tough. In this post we explore how you can step out of your comfort zone to make positive, lasting changes in your life, adapted from Total Body Beautiful.
When playing as part of a team, it is not only individual talent that contributes to team success, but having a positive team culture. This post is excerpted from Winning Ways of Women Coaches, where volleyball coach Amber Warners explores some of the key values of a positive team culture.
In this post we provide an example of how strength and conditioning can be embedded into physical education curriculums. In the example provided we explore strength and conditioning for beginner high-school/secondary school student athletes, excerpted from NSCA’s Guide to High School Strength and Conditioning.
In this post we explore the flow model of coaching and how you can use it as a coach. This content is excerpted from Foundations of Professional Coaching.