Doug Lemov's field notes

Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

06.13.13 Better Video; Better Practice: A Brain’s Eye View

Saw this brief article in today’s Washington Post about the Redskins’ punter and snapper using video of their practice to improve performance.  What’s useful about it–and useful in this case means what ‘useful’ means at its very best: simple, productive, and smart-to-the-point of obvious-except-that-not-everyone-thought-of-it–is the placement of the camera: on Punter Sav Rocca’s facemask. The idea is…