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May 28, 2020

I am joined by Duarte Araujo, Marianne Davies, Ben Franks & Stuart Armstrong to discuss the topic of affordances. How do affordances invite opportunities for action and how do we select between them? How can coaches design practice activities to encourage athletes to accept these invitations?



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May 26, 2020

I am joined by Joe Baker, David Mann, Joerg Schorer and Nick Wattie to discuss topics including: what exactly is “talent”, how good are we at talent ID/selection and what impacts does it have on sports and society, what are the pros and cons of early specialization, and the future conferencing.

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May 25, 2020

A discussion with James Rudd from Liverpool John Moores University. What are the trends in movement competency/skill in children in recent years? How should we be assessing skill and Physical Literacy? How do nonlinear and linear approaches to PE compare in terms of developing competency and creativity in movement...

May 21, 2020

A discussion with Jia Yi Chow from the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. What is nonlinear pedagogy? What has research shown regarding its effectiveness in PE teaching? How can a coach become more effective at using it and related approaches like the CLA.  


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May 19, 2020

I am joined by Andrew Wilson, Tyler Yearby and Garrett Boyum to discuss Prospective Control. We talk about how it differs from predictive control, the patterns of behaviors it creates, how it de-emphasizes the importance of reaction time, how it changes with practice and affordance-based control.