Top 5s of 2017 – PE, Youth Sport and Personal Development

Life is ultimately absurd, but at the end of 2017, I have managed to find some professional and personal peace. A clear purpose and meaning in both, not in the global sense but a more local and individualised one is able to overcome where the absurd may lead. The betterment of myself for the betterment of… Read More Top 5s of 2017 – PE, Youth Sport and Personal Development


Recently I sat around a table with my old school friends discussing how rugby had and continues to enrich our lives. We exchanged opinions on a wide range of ideas that included building confidence, joyful memories, a sense of belonging, cultural capital that provided further opportunities, self-identity and preparing us to deal with the realities… Read More Frames

The PE Playbook – October 2017 Edition

Blogger of the Month Chris Beardsley is an independent researcher in Strength and Conditioning. His website Strength and Conditioning Research is full of excellent analysis of recent S & C articles however recently he has started blogging at SandCResearch on Medium where he promises to tell you how strength training works. As someone who is more and more… Read More The PE Playbook – October 2017 Edition

The Equalizer 

Teaching Physical Education can be pretty complex at times. We can look to try and reduce that complexity through a number of ways; having a clear purpose, building subject knowledge, increasing our range of teaching styles, having a solid lesson plan and knowing our pupils. However in any one class we are teaching we are… Read More The Equalizer