A constraints led approach in designing flow activities

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

What is a ‘constraints led approach’?

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’?