Doug Lemov's field notes

Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

11.04.22 The “Radical” Coaching Approach of Christian Lavers

Recently I attended a coaching symposium (thanks to Tim Bradbury and ENYYSA) where Christian Lavers delivered a “radical” session for players on the principles of defending. I use the word radical because it was, IMHO, radically good–probably the best coaching session that I can remember seeing for youth athletes from a teaching point of view—but also,…