Schlagwort-Archive: Mark O’Sullivan


“For 4 or 5 of us (on our street) it was football direct. But it wasn’t just football. We played tennis, table tennis, floorball, ice hockey. In the street I grew up it was mainly ‘sports families’, it became a ‘sports street’ and this is how I got in to sport”. (Eric Forsberg, RB Leipzig, Nationalteam Sweden)

Emil Forsberg – Growing up on a street of sport (Game-Play-Learn)

Implicit or explicit learning

Mark O’Sullivan, talking about non-linear pedagogy in coaches conferences in soccer in Sweden and practicing in his swedish club, was confrontated with an academy club presentation presenting its methodology as deliberate practice and explicit instructions using a research from Canada in mathematics (class room) on the short coming of discovery learning as scientific proof to why guided discovery should not be used in football training.

Marks question was: should research that has been done in one learning domain like the classroom be used as proof to explain learning in another domain such as football training (dynamic environment)? There was a very interesting discussion about this.

There is no doubt, that there are a lot of studies about the advantages of implicit learning in sport. Implicit or explicit learning weiterlesen

Die stille Revolution – Kinderrechte und Trainingsarbeit

Was hat unsere TMS-Trainingsphilosophie, was hat INNER COACHING (TMS) als innovatives und evidenzbasiertes Coaching mit Kinderrechten zu tun?
Manchmal erscheinen uns die Dinge als selbstverständlich. Als Coaches und Trainer handeln wir entsprechend unserem Menschenbild oft spontan und „nach Gefühl“. Deshalb ist es uns so wichtig, unser Handeln im Training und im Coaching auf eine fundierte und wissenschaftlich abgesicherte Basis zu stellen („evidenzbasiert“). Und wir sind nicht alleine! Bei vielen (Tennis-)Trainerkolleg*innen findet bereits ein „Umdenken“ statt, auch wenn das in den (Tennis-)Verbänden nur schleppend nach oben durchdringt. Die stille Revolution – Kinderrechte und Trainingsarbeit weiterlesen