Tag Archives: Open University

No rest for the wicked, or studious

There’s no rest for the wicked, or the studious. I submitted my Open University assignment on sports motivation yesterday and today ploughed straight into the next unit, which is an analysis of personal and group communication in the sports context. There’s a certain amount of irony in that as group communication is non-existent on this […]

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Study, study and still more study

I’m continuing to plod away on the next assignment that counts towards my Certificate of Higher Education in Sport, Fitness and Management, with both the formal essay and the summary of a motivational interview complete in draft form. The word count is far too long, but I’m used to cutting copy so it’s not a problem. […]

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Stonehead’s goal setting exercise

I have to do a goal setting exercise for my Open University course, so here goes. The model: Outcome goals: the desired target. Process goals: the measureable means of getting to the outcome goal. Outcome goal: Cup of coffee. Five minutes. The Stonehead interpretation: Process goal 1: Get up from chair and leave snug. 5 […]

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Coaching as a process

As part of the first assignment for the second year of study towards my Certificate of Higher Education in Sport, Fitness and Management, I have to describe the “skills needed to be effective in sport and fitness roles”. I quickly decided , with just 700 words and two other elements to include in that count, it […]

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Updating rugby certifications

I’ve finished updating my rugby union certifications ready for next season: Laws of Rugby, Rugby Ready and First Aid in Rugby. I’m also well into the advance reading for the next unit in the certificate of sports coaching that I’m doing with the Open University. I  should take a break and do some real work. […]

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