The Essential Adventure Sports Podcast

The Essential Adventure Sports Podcast

Insight, reflections, advice for adventure sports activists, leaders, coaches - experience, information and entertainment - mountain, ocean & river interviews with active, experienced adventure sports experts.

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December 3, 2020 87 min

In this episode we're joined by talented and experienced white water kayak coach, outdoor educator and PhD student Chris Easterbrook. In a wide-ranging discussion we explore coaching independence, shared experiences and holistic goals within adventure sports.

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In this podcast Matt & Nick discuss aspects of the coaching process with Llanberis local Pete Edwards of Prowess Climbing Coaching. Issues arising include learning styles, the use of 'big words' in coaching and the impact of the environment in coaching sessions. 

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Matt, Nick and Paul Smith discuss practice and task design in adventure sports. As a coach educator for both British Canoeing and Mountain Training Paul brings a wealth of experience to this conversation. The episode also include top tips for understanding students wants and needs, their motivations and how to engage in goal setting. 

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We're joined by talented paddler and coaching legend Rob Yates. In a wide-ranging discussion, we explore the importance of positive learning environments, potential pitfalls, and the key elements of great coaching sessions. Rob offers advice and reflections on 20+ years of high-level coaching experience. In this episode: Rob Yates - We Get Outdoors Matt Giblin - Kayak Essentials Nick Cunliffe - Kayak Essentials

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Matt, Nick and Todd Johnstone-Wright discuss practice strategies in adventure sports. In this conversation we take a look at how we can structure practice, the challenges faced by both personal performers and coaches and how to best meet learners needs. 

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Matt, Nick and Dan Wilkinson discuss planning challenges in adventure sports. In this episode we tackle key questions such as:

What makes a good plan? How do group dynamics affect expedition decision-making? How might educators develop their students' planning skills? 

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Matt, Nick and Dr Loel Collins discuss decision-making in adventure sports. With a mix of theoretical underpinnings and contextualised examples they explore what effective decision making is, how it can be developed and how it is the glue which holds adventure sports participation together.

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Matt, Nick & Adam discuss adventure sport leadership - in a lively exchange they consider effective leadership, offer insights into paddlesport & mountaineering leader assessments, and share good practice and pitfalls for candidates. 

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