WRU Game Locker

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Coaches Corner

Coaches Corner

Welcome to the WRU Game Locker 'Coaches Corner'.

The resources found in the above 'Videos' tab are designed to provide you with insight from all aspects of the game, from coaches within the community and professional environment.

The webinars will guide you through topics and themes encouraging you to take part in the sharing of knowledge to up skill your coaching practice.

New videos, interviews and resources are uploaded every week with notifications of new releases posted on the @WRU_Community Twitter handle.

We hope you enjoy this resource and we ask you to please provide any feedback and suggestions for future topics and themes to be shared.

Creating a positive environment with Bobby Andrews

Bobby Andrews is the senior men's head coach at Senghenydd RFC. This interview provides insight to Bobby's role in creating the right culture and learning environment within the club from minis through to senior rugby, the development of the coaches, working with the committee and senior club management.

The interview explores Bobby's growth mindset and how he applies that mindset to the challenges associated with the post, the training and playing where he has empowered the players to make decisions which creates a positive learning environment without the fear of failure .

 

Further reading discussed within the interview:

Carol Dweck, Mindset

Dweck explains why it's not just our abilities and talent that bring us success-but whether we approach them with a fixed or growth mindset. She makes clear why praising intelligence and ability doesn't foster self-esteem and lead to accomplishment, but may actually jeopardise success. With the right mindset, we can motivate our kids and help them to raise their grades, as well as reach our own goals-personal and professional. Dweck reveals what all great parents, teachers, CEOs, and athletes already know: how a simple idea about the brain can create a love of learning and a resilience that is the basis of great accomplishment in every area.

 

Matthew Syed, Black Box Thinking

Whether developing a new product, honing a core skill or just trying to get a critical decision right, Black Box Thinkers aren't afraid to face up to mistakes. In fact, Black Box Thinkers see failure as the very best way to learn. Rather than denying their mistakes, blaming others, or attempting to spin their way out of trouble, these institutions and individuals interrogate errors as part of their future strategy for success.

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Senior Player Retention with Rachel Taylor

Senior Player Retention with Rachel Taylor

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Season Planning with Jason Hyatt

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Mixed Ability Coaching with Gwilym Lewis

Mixed Ability Coaching with Gwilym Lewis

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Recruiting and Retaining Players at Youth Rugby with Barry RFC

Recruit and Retain Youth Rugby with Barry RFC.

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Liza Burgess

Liza Burgess

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Camilla Knight

Camilla’s research interests are concerned with understanding and enhancing the experiences of children in sport, with a particular focus upon the influence, and experiences, of parents. Camilla draws on a range of qualitative research methodologies to address her questions and also enjoys applying these methods within interdisciplinary teams examining diverse topics ranging from mental health and wellbeing, to perceptions of science, and the application of engineering principles in sport.

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Walking Rugby with Julius Roszkowski

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Kelvin Shorte

Kelvin Shorte

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Dai Cambourne

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Tyron Morris - Head Coach Insight

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RJ Coles Wales Deaf Head Coach

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Inclusive Community Club (ICC) Coaching

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Wheelchair Rugby

Wheelchair Rugby

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Touch Rugby

Touch Rugby

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VI Rugby

VI Rugby with Alex Bassan, Change Foundation.

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Morgan Stoddart - Coaching Through Games

Morgan Stoddart - Coaching Through Games

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