Great Britain Hockey 93026 GBH Talent Development Framework Booklet - Page 21

“ Development Themes have been established to provide the focus of any session ” creates a problem players can become stuck. With a wide path developed through creativity and variability players have options. To support this coaches are required to deliver inspiring learning environments through effective practice design. These environments will offer/ invite/encourage players to explore the opportunities for action related the Principle of the Game they wish to focus on. Decisions to execute a skill will come from triggers and cues in the environment. Practice will look something like the game to ensure that what the players are seeing and feeling is in context. Lots of decisions will be needed in this learning environment whilst still ensuring to bring about lots of random variation in the types of decisions being made. Players will constantly self organise against instabilities. Not enough instability – players have nothing to organise against. Whereas, too much instability – players will not effectively process the environment and select that right skillful action. To support coaches with effective practice design, Development Themes have been established to provide the focus of any session, linked to the overarching principle. 21