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England training sessions are delivered as part of the Plan, Do, Review process, using the England Coaching Fundamentals as a framework for practice design and delivery.
All England training activities are meticulously designed with specific individual and group learning objectives set for all sessions. Collaborative discussion is encouraged throughout the planning process ensuring input from both coaching and performance services support staff.
Why is planning a training strategy important?
Detailed planning ensures all opportunities for player development and learning – on and off the field – are utilised. Pre- and post-session tasks for the players – including analysis and reflection – which link to the training activity are also prepared. Through this process we aim to provide the highest levels of preparation in order to help individual and collective performance.
How is the training strategy implemented?
The design and delivery of England training sessions is guided by the DNA Coaching Fundamentals and linked to the forthcoming fixture or event as well as the individual and collective needs of the group.
All training sessions are delivered as part of an overall training strategy with each activity, on and off the pitch, based around the DNA Coaching Fundamentals.
Why is it important for each session to be delivered as part of an overall training strategy?
Strategic delivery of training sessions ensures consistency of message and approach between age-groups, with the aim of creating a seamless pathway for player progression.
How is the training strategy delivered?
All England training sessions are based on the DNA Coaching Fundamentals and delivered as part of a collaborative approach between the coaching and performance services staff.
Each element of an England training session – on and off the field - is reviewed against the intended learning objectives.
Why is it important to review each training session?
The review process helps to assess the effectiveness of each training session and is used to inform all future planning. The Plan, Do, Review process for training sessions aims to maximise opportunities for individual and team learning and development.
How is the training strategy reviewed?
Each training session is assessed against the intended learning objectives with recommendations agreed for future sessions. The evaluation process assesses the performance of individual players, units and the team and is conducted in collaboration with all support disciplines (physical, psychological and social).
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