Learning from the best. Stephen Curry shows in this warm-up „routine“ what experts do: being creativ, doing crazy thinks, leaving the text-books line,….
„Act always so as to increase the number of choices.“ (Heinz von Foerster)
„Systems are unique.“ (Gregory Bateson)
„…for most coaches, the design of practice is constructed under the competing constraints of the need for immediate competition success and the demonstration of ability (i.e. to selectors or parents) in practice alongside longer-term learning.“ (Jia Yi Chow, et al: Non-linear pedagogy in skill acquistion, p. 197)
Very often, especially young players are not able to deal with being behind in the score. They let their heads hang down and give up. In this game the player’s emotion is manipulated. Both players dice before the match. The result of their dices is the current score.
Variations: play up to 10 points, ball is played in by the coach; always on the same player; on the player who is behind in the score; play with service; play a matchtiebreak, starting with the dice score; play a set to six, starting with the dice score…
„With explicit instructions by the coaches, children can not perceive all relevant informations. A close attentional focus is the consequence; good and possibly better solutions are overlooked and the divergent thinking is impaired from the start. On the other hand, learning by discovering without instructions allows a wide attentional focus (implicit/differential/action approach/deliberate coaching, FH).“ (Henseling, M./Maric, R.: Fußball durch Fußball. Göttingen 2015) Wide focus weiterlesen
„For children in the age between six and eleven years, it has been demonstrated in various studies that their game intelligence – and thus their strategic and tactical understanding – are strongly developed if they do not specialize in a sport at an early stage. Instead, when the practice in different sportsgames without instructions (deliberate play)“. (Henseling, M./Maric, R.: Fußball durch Fußball. Göttingen 2015) Deliberate play weiterlesen