I was first introduced to both Mosston and Ashworth in October 2001 at St. Luke’s. It was Will, the head of the course, who made those intial introductions, but they seemed to be friends of everyone involved in the training of teachers of Physical Education. I could see why some of my peers found it… Read More Mosston, Ashworth and me.
One of the key benefits of a constraints led approach is the supposed enhancement of motivation on the participants. The literature that supports a constraints led approach focuses around two theories of motivation. Achievement Goal Theory and Ryan and Deci’s Self Determination Theory. The latter I feel provides a very good model to use in… Read More A constraints led approach in designing flow activities
A constraints led approach is a teaching/coaching method based on the principles of non-linear pedagogy. It advocates a more ‘hands-off’ approach to teaching and learning within Physical Education. Through the manipulation of certain constraints, different information is presented to the learner. In turn the learner is then challenged and channelled to find their own movement solutions… Read More What is a ‘constraints led approach’?
It’s been just over eleven years since I was attending lectures at Brighton University (Chelsea School). During one memorable Thursday morning seminar, I was listening to a lecturer talking about her PhD research and how her findings might prevent us from falling into some common but major pitfalls whilst on placement. The main message from… Read More Guest Post: ‘Flipping Trampolining on its head’ by @JennyBeck85
Welcome to the February 2016 Edition of the PE Playbook. The PE Playbook is a review of blog posts over the past month that are specific to Physical Education or Youth Sport. Its about bringing these blog posts into a format that is easy to find, use and share. Hopefully this will result in more PE… Read More The PE Playbook – February 2016 Edition