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March 13, 2019
Excelsior AD Club newsletter March 2019 We have had so much happen in the last month, and exciting things happening in the run up to Easter, it is best to keep them all in one place. So here you go. 6 members complete their Athletic Development Coaching Course Archie, Daisy, Flora, Jakin, Rebecca and Stephanie […]
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How do you coach a visual learner who is blind?

This came up last week in conversation with 2 of the England Blind Football Team. I was unable to physically demonstrate some exercises to Dan James the goalkeeper, (who is sighted) and is a clear example of someone who learns by watching.

Later that day I was working with Robin Williams (blind) who has never been able to see demos, so has to learn by auditory cues and feel.

How would I be able to coach Robin if he was a Visual learner like Dan?

This rapidly turned into some sort of Zen Koan with us racking our brains as to whether this is a learned trait, or an inherited one.


 

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