“I passionately believe that you cannot win a gold medal unless you have a world-class athlete and a world-class coach,” Sir Clive Woodward says. “This country is developing bucket-loads of talent. But are we developing enough world-class coaches? I don’t think we are.”
Here is an excellent article written by Owen Slot of The Times, in which Sir Clive Woodward discusses the state of athletic coaching in the UK. Woodward is the Performance Director of theBritish Olympic Association.
Whilst knowledge is important, Woodward is focusing on helping coaches teach more effectively. With this in mind, Slot’s article in The Times exclusively reveals “The British Olympic Coaching Programme [BOCP]”