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Advancing Players

CPD: “Creating a Skills Revolution” Sport-Smart, 9 July1 min read

Posted on: 9th May 2015

With Professor Gabrielle Wulf & Dr. Rebecca Lewthwaite
How 20 years of ground-breaking research can help us become
world leaders in skill development

  • When: Thursday 9th July 2015 from 10.00 until 16.00
  • Where: Harvest Fields Centre, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands B75 5TJ, UK

Speaking in the UK for the first time in over 15 years, Prof. Wulf , one of the world’s leading experts in the field skill acquisition, will share the results of two decades of peer reviewed, innovative research. Her studies have covered an extensive range of sports including, basketball, football, golf, tennis etc, and she and her colleagues have shown that by simply directing a player’s attention appropriately you can significantly enhance learning…..skill acquisition/retention…..and performanceunder pressure. This inspirational and ground-breaking presentation is aimed at coaches, managers and everyone involved in sport who is passionate about developing world class performers!

Prof. Wulf is joined by Dr. Rebecca Lewthwaite, an expert in the area of self-controlled practice. This fascinating research demonstrates that when players are given choice in a task as opposed to specific instruction skill development is consistently enhanced.

Stuart Armstrong, Player Pathways Development Manager at The Rugby Football Union and PGA professionals and England Golf Coaches Kendal McWade and Steven Orr will share their 50+ years of coaching experiences and how they have practically integrated Professor Wulf’s research into their coaching.

Tickets are £150 but available at a discounted rate of £99 for PGA professionals.

Click here to book your place: http://eur.pe/1KjW5FO

*Please note this seminar is not a Confederation of Professional Golf event and the Association accepts no responsibility for any Terms and Conditions regarding the event.