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Coaching Talent - Putting Theory into Practice

In this short video, iCoachKids Project Supporter sportscotland in partnership with Sports Coach UK introduce a broad range of foundational principles for those coaching in the performance development section of the athlete pathway. The video covers the basics of talent theory and research: Nature v Nurture, Maturity v Ability, Deliberate Practice, Mindset, Pressure & more.

This video is a promotional piece for 'Coaching Talent-Putting Theory into Practice', a 3-hour workshop part of the sportscotland and Sports Coach UK professional development series for youth coaches. This video will set you on the right path when it comes to undertanding how to implement talent theoy and research into coaching practice, particularly on identification, selection, training, and the role of competition.

Please visit the sportscotland Talent pages here