what you're going to do and how you're going to do it is essential if you're going to make
the best use of your practice time. It also helps you avoid discipline problems - nothing
encourages children to misbehave as much as a coach who is clearly fumbling his or her way
through the session!
don't need to write hundreds of words. In fact, a few simple 'memory joggers' on a
postcard or in a small notebook is ideal.
pro-forma could come in handy:
lesson plan (zip file)
But if you don't want to write your own
practice plan from scratch or you just haven't the time, you'll find lots of ready made
plans on this page.
persevere with a plan that obviously isn't working. Have a couple of tried and tested
alternatives up your sleeve and work out what went wrong afterwards - you might need to
explain what you want the children to do in a different way or the activity might be too
easy or too difficult.