Doing “nothing” – coaching tips

Stuey the Coach introduced me to a nice piece of jargon from the sports world: in-task silence. That’s where the coach watches his player(s) but doesn’t actively intervene. Whilst this may initiall…

GIBS Information Centre / GIBSIC‘s insight:

coaching and mentoring – ”  . . .  jargon from the sports world: in-task silence. That’s where the coach watches his player(s) but doesn’t actively intervene.  –  Whilst this may initially seem counterintuitive, there is a growing body of research that suggests that this method can develop players’ decision making skills, creates empowerment through enabling players to take more responsibility for their actions, results in players being less reliant on coaches during game play and encourages players to communicate more with each other.”

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