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Coaching Structure - conundrum
Closer & Closer (IP Logged)
31 May, 2018 07:47
Just read an interesting article from Saints on the conundrum of their coaching set is dated December 2017 just before Jim Mallender's departure.

Highlights how the author feels the style of coaching young players by a certain amount of coercion loses effectiveness as they become more experienced.....obvious I know but it seems Saints didn't change the approach. Also that their perceived leaders within the team didn't always take responsibility on the field.

Also the need to make allowances for certain forward players areas of weakness (Samu Manoa was mentioned specifically) e.g. wanting to play wide and being poor in the lineout or forgetting his role as defined with the coaches vision.

Makes interesting reading when it analyses the coaches initial effort to develop a structure where players are confident enough to identify their own shortcomings and seek help from the coaches to rectify them without fear.

Sorry not sure how to provide a link but worth seeking out and substituting our players and long established coaches and a bit on the way they have used recent players as coaches.

Re: Coaching Structure - conundrum
InsertQuinsPunHere (IP Logged)
02 June, 2018 12:25
Any chance of at least the source of the article? (e.g. newspaper title, publication, etc...)

Re: Coaching Structure - conundrum
Closer & Closer (IP Logged)
02 June, 2018 13:14
Its on the Robby Richmond site called Marching On and dated December 2017 Coaching conundrum

Re: Coaching Structure - conundrum
InsertQuinsPunHere (IP Logged)
02 June, 2018 13:55

I think this is what you mean :-)

Re: Coaching Structure - conundrum
Kent Fan (IP Logged)
02 June, 2018 14:40
Thatís it ....thanks

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