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Teesra Talks — occasional thoughts on cricket coaching

Teesra Talks — occasional thoughts on cricket coaching

By Andrew
I qualified as a cricket coach in 2009, but really started to coach seriously in 2014, working mostly with children (primary school age, and younger).

My blog, theteesra.com, is a strong reflective discipline to maintain, but it can take time to pull together a post...4 years (and counting) in one extreme case.

I tweet @theteesra, but the format doesn’t really encourage reflection.

So, Teesra Talks will be more like an audio diary, where I can reflect on coaching issues more spontaneously than in a blog post, but in a little more depth than on Twitter.

Please, do join the conversation.
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We are coaching, but are they learning? Reflections on online learning
Some thoughts on online instruction, online coaching, and online learning. More on facilitating learning in this blog post: https://theteesra.com/2020/04/15/im-coachingbut-are-they-learning/
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April 16, 2020
Activator Tutor training; new models, new ways of coaching
A trip to Loughborough for All Stars & Dynamos Cricket Activator tutor training. New models of child behaviour from Create Development; possible application in my own coaching. N.B. Sound quality and levels on this episode are not great, so I’ll try to re-record, when I get the chance. For now, you might need to turn up the volume and listen in a quiet room...
14:12
March 13, 2020
Round the clock - hit the gaps
A game, based on an idea tweeted by Chance to Shine (see below), to encourage batters to hit the ball in different directions. My initial thoughts, after a couple of runs with a yr7 group. 360 Cricket, from Chance to Shine.
10:13
February 28, 2020
Teesra Talks Take Two - Schools competitions - caring & sharing
Three schools comps in 7 days — nearly 300 children, rain, threat of thunder...and a lot of fun!
06:12
June 21, 2019
Play-Review-Play-Review... and Repeat — a review
I wrote about an alternative session structure on theteesra.com a couple of weeks ago. https://theteesra.com/2018/11/06/new-close-season-new-session-format-play-review-play-review-repeat/. After running the plan for a few weeks, I thought it might be useful to review how it might be improved.
09:05
November 30, 2018
Teesra talks, episode 4 - tournament coaching
Thinking about the opportunities available to coach during a tournament - focussing on tactical/strategic & psychological
08:17
November 1, 2018
Episode 3 - Chance to Shine
A belated look back to Chance to Shine in the summer term.
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September 21, 2018
Episode 2 All Stars Cricket
My take All Stars Cricket: allstarscricket.co.uk
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August 6, 2018
Episode 1 - Lock ‘em up
Lock ‘em up - there’s a description of the game here: https://theteesra.com/2018/06/25/lock-em-up-video-game-design-pt-2/
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July 30, 2018
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What is (are) Teesra Talks?
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July 30, 2018