The biggest hurdle for anyone who coaches to overcome is moving from a coach centric model way of coaching, to the more inclusive inquiry based way of sports coaching.
And the reason being is that the change is so big and requires a whole new skill set, in other words, it’ll be like learning a whole new language and the whole sports fraternity is in the process of actually understanding what is going on for the do as I tell you sports coaching method ain’t working like it used to.
What does it mean to be an inquiry teacher?
The little book of talent Tip #42
Inquiry based coaching revolves around questions and to be an inquiry based coach takes a lot of planning and understanding to successfully make it work but when it does work, the rewards are much greater than the coach centric model of coaching.
At the moment there is very little information out there about inquiry based teaching full stop but it’s only going to become more and more prevalent as time goes by, so imagine how little information there is about inquiry based sports coaching.
Coaching And Sports Science
Creativity in Coaching
I have had the pleasure and opportunity to attend one of Wayne Goldsmiths coach seminars many years ago and he is well worth attending if one ever does get the opportunity to go because he is definitely out there pushing and redefining the boundaries of what coaching is about.
Learning Drives Performance
People have been made afraid to ask questions, especially of themselves, and its only through the asking of questions that progress can be made and inquiry based coaching is all about creating an environment that is based around the asking of questions to move the self-education forward