On today’s show I am joined by Naadrah Hafeez. Naadrah is a Master of Research student at Leeds Beckett University where she is researching the impact of the ICOACHKIDS Massive Open Online Courses on coaches knowledge and self-efficacy. She is also a graduate of the BSc Sports Coaching Degree at Leeds Beckett where she graduated with first class honours. Naadrah is a Boxing coach working with children aged 8-16 and with adult female athletes and she is a qualified personal trainer. On today’s episode Naadrah discusses her coaching background and influences, why it’s important to have more women coaches across all sports, especially boxing, the importance of having allies and advocates for women in sport coaching and much more. We hope you enjoy the episode.
Otros episodios de "ICOACHKIDS Podcast"
SPECIAL EDITION - International Day of the Girl with Viv Holt
20:05In this episode, we discuss the Nike Made to Play Coaching Girls Guide with Viv Holt of Youth Sport Trust International. Viv is a teacher of PE and a coach of 30 years, as well as an international trainer of coaches and community workers who work with kids. We hope you enjoy the episode.
#13 - Coaching Children with Different Abilities with Fiona Murray
53:58On today’s show I am joined by Fiona Murray. Fiona has worked in disability sport for almost two decades – first at national level with Special Olympics Ireland and Paralympics Ireland respectively and now with Special Olympics International where she is Director of Coaching & Education where her primary responsibility is to drive the creation of resources and systems to support the development of coaches across the world, ensuring athletes with intellectual disabilities get access to sport coaches who have the skills and knowledge to facilitate their growth as athletes and people. On today’s episode Fiona discusses her coaching background and influences, coaching and not coaching her children, her career in disability sport, supporting coaches from all over the world in coaching children with different abilities and much more. We hope you enjoy the episode.
#12 - Bridging the Gap for Women in Sports Coaching with Naadrah Hafeez
1:06:18On today’s show I am joined by Naadrah Hafeez. Naadrah is a Master of Research student at Leeds Beckett University where she is researching the impact of the ICOACHKIDS Massive Open Online Courses on coaches knowledge and self-efficacy. She is also a graduate of the BSc Sports Coaching Degree at Leeds Beckett where she graduated with first class honours. Naadrah is a Boxing coach working with children aged 8-16 and with adult female athletes and she is a qualified personal trainer. On today’s episode Naadrah discusses her coaching background and influences, why it’s important to have more women coaches across all sports, especially boxing, the importance of having allies and advocates for women in sport coaching and much more. We hope you enjoy the episode.
#11 - Back to the Future for Physical Activity with Professor Jim McKenna
51:06On today’s show I am joined by Prof Jim McKenna. Jim is Professor of Physical Activity and Health in Carnegie School of Sport at Leeds Beckett University. He is the Director of the Active Lifestyles Research Centre and is recognised as an expert in behaviour change. He recently evaluated the Premier League Health for young men initiative, run through the Football Premier League in England. This work emphasised the promotion of healthy lifestyles, especially physical activity, capitalising on the unique drawing power of major football clubs. He is also heavily involved in evaluating a staged recovery intervention, targeted at wounded, injured and sick service personnel, based around adapted Sport and Adventure Education. In an exciting new development, activated by COVID, an on-line version of this programme has now been run three times. Jim has over 30 years of experience in Higher Education during which he has worked in roles focused on sports delivery, coach education, academic teaching, and research leadership. He has published over 200 peer-reviewed papers in a variety of areas and his current work relates to delivering funded research projects and supporting both Ph.D. students and academic staff to achieve their aspirations. He has won many awards for teaching and research excellence and has also coached at elite level in sport, working at both Gloucester and Bristol Rugby Union clubs. On today’s episode Jim discusses his coaching background and influences, his sporting and academic journey, why people respond differently to physical activity, how changes in our behaviour impacts on physical activity, what future he foresees for physical activity, his biggest challenge as a coach, coaching tips of the trade and much more. We hope you enjoy the episode.
#10 - Growth & Maturation in Sport with Professor Joe Eisenmann
1:20:48On today’s show I am joined by Prof Joe Eisenmann. Joe is a diverse scholar-practitioner with 25 years of experience as a professor, researcher, sport scientist, coach educator, strength & conditioning coach, and youth sports coach. He is a Professor at the University of Nebraska-Kearney, a visiting Professor at Leeds Beckett University and he is the Head of Sports Science at Volt Athletics, advising Volt's Sport Performance team on data analytics and contributing to the Volt Blog on topics around Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD). Joe completed his PhD at Michigan State University in 2000 and has held faculty positions at the University of Wyoming, York University, Iowa State and Michigan State University. He has published 180 peer-reviewed scientific papers, lectured nationally and internationally, served on several national-level committees and projects involving paediatric sports medicine, youth fitness, youth sports, and strength & conditioning, and he has coached and developed thousands of youth athletes and coaches. On today’s episode Joe discusses his coaching background and influences, his sporting and academic journey, why every youth sports coach needs to understand growth and maturation, his biggest challenge as a coach, coaching tips of the trade, how movement is medicine and much more. We hope you enjoy the episode.
#9 - RAMPAGE - Research & Practice for Long Term Athletic Development with Professor Kevin Till
1:04:44On today’s show I am joined by Kevin Till. Kevin is a Professor of Athletic Development and programme director for the Doctor of Professional Practice in Sport with the Carnegie School of Sport at Leeds Beckett University, where he combines his academic expertise and practical experiences to enhance applied research and knowledge exchange within sport science, coaching and athletic development as an academy Strength & Conditioning coach at Leeds Rhinos. Kevin also has extensive experience of working with athletes in developmental and elite sport. He has worked as a strength and conditioning coach at Leeds United Football Club, Yorkshire County Cricket Club, in Rugby League with the Castleford Tigers & Bradford Bulls and in Rugby Union with Yorkshire Carnegie. He has also provided services to national governing bodies including the Rugby Football League, Rugby Football Union, the UK Strength & Conditioning Association, BASES, English Institute of Sport, World Rugby and of course iCoachKids. On today’s episode Kevin discusses his coaching background and influences, his sporting and academic journey, his work and research within Talent Identification and Development Systems, the RAMPAGE framework and how it allows for holistic athlete development across multiple factors and much more. We hope you enjoy the episode.
#8 - Female Sport - Participation & Performance with Dr Orlagh Farmer
1:17:25On today’s show I am joined by Dr Orlagh Farmer. Orlagh is a Lecturer in Applied Early Childhood Studies in the Dundalk Institute of Technology and she has recently been awarded her PhD in Female Youth Sport Participation in the Sport Studies Physical Education Department at the University College Cork. Orlagh is also a qualified PE Teacher and she is a hugely successful sports person in Ladies Gaelic Football; holding 6 All Ireland Senior Inter County medals with Cork. On today’s episode Orlagh discusses her coaching background and influences, her sporting journey as a player, her research towards improving the participation of young girls in sport, successes and organisational issues as a performance athlete around women’s Gaelic Games and her Movement Mission to impact girls worldwide and much more. We hope you enjoy the episode.
#7 - Coaching the Person First with Ger McTavish
1:00:17On today's show I am joined by Ger McTavish. Ger is the only National Diversity & Inclusion Officer with an NGB in the world; working with the Gaelic Athletic Association in Ireland. She has had an interesting career to date in the sports industry working as the Club Development Coordinator with Special Olympics Ireland, Club Development Manager with the Irish Athletic Boxing Association (IABA) and as a Gaelic Games Development Officer with Dublin GAA. Ger is also heavily involved as a Sport Scientist, Strength & Conditioning Coach, Performance Coach and Health & Wellbeing advocate. On today’s episode Ger discusses her coaching background and influences, the importance of coaching the person who is in front of you, valuing, respecting and including everyone in your coaching and much more. We hope you enjoy the episode.
#6 - What's Your Why with Pat Culhane
1:08:04On today's show I am joined by Pat Culhane. Pat is a National Development Officer with the Gaelic Athletic Association in Ireland, where he manages programmes for introducing children to Gaelic games throughout Ireland. He is currently undertaking a part-time Doctor of Management degree at Glasgow Caledonian University and has presented at national and international conferences on coaching, leadership and management. Pat publishes regularly on these subjects and he is the Founder of the Professional Doctorate Society, a global movement connecting Doctoral Researchers to help each other through their studies. On today’s episode, Pat discusses his coaching background and influences and ‘What is Your Why’, hoping to challenge coaches to think about why they coach, at their deepest level.
#5 - Power of Play with Clare Daniels
59:54On today's show I am joined by Clare Daniels who is the Women’s National Development Manager for Workforce and Innovation at the Football Association (FA). Clare is responsible for creating fit for purpose programmes and leading the women and girl’s workforce development. Both were essential in helping to support the FA’s aims to double participation by 2020 and looking further forward to getting girls equal access to football in schools and clubs by 2024. On today’s show we are discussing the Power of Play where we delve into Article 31, the FA’s Shooting Stars Programme, the Voice of the Child, Super Heroes, Adult Play and much more.