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Blog by sports coach UK’s Coach Education Advisor Andy Grant
In many sports the ability of the performer to think creatively is often a sought after skill. Whether it is Andy Murray’s unexpected drop shot, the bamboozling dribbling of Messi, the breathtaking routine of Beth Tweddle or ripping up the text book to come up with a new technique such as the Fosbury Flop, creative thinkers are valued in sport.
But creative thinking doesn’t start and end the moment the performer enters their sport environment. Coaches should look to develop creative thinking in as many ways as they can and this includes outside of just playing sport.
Here are 12 suggestions that coaches can use to develop creative thinking.
Young sport participants can:
Any creative thinking coaches out there – please tweet @andygrantfc to share the other ways that you have used.
Coaches that are interested in finding out more on developing creativity in and out of sport should attend the sports coach UK workshop Coaching Children (5-12)
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