Jun 16, 2019
MBE is Senior Fellow in Sports Coaching. He recently been awarded
the 2018 UK Coaching Coach Developer of the year. Cheetham has
worked at the University of Winchester since 2005, following three
years spent teaching and coaching in New Zealand. He has a reputation at national and international level in
coach education and development with his work ranging from rugby
union to triathlon and professional cycling with the UCI.
His research, publications and conference presentations
have focussed on developing a more holistic approach to coaching as
well as encouraging creativity and innovation in practice session
design. The important role of play in sport at all levels of
performance and across all ages has been a specific area of
research with his work contributing to a regional primary education
physical literacy initiative, UK Coaching, Rugby Canada and the
University of Winchester Play and Creativity
Highlights from the Podcast:
Content and Instruction versus Play and Enjoyment
Can the idea of “free play” be a part of practice?
The importance of building relationships
How to make content and connection integral parts of
What is the race to Learn?
Guidance for parents on how to discuss practice with their
How to run a session when talent and experience of the
children varies widely
Connect with Richard Cheetum
Play up and Learn the Game [pdf
Exploration: ‘I Learned to Play Again’ The Integration of
as a Learning Experience for Sports Coaching Undergraduates
Do Skills Kills Creativity? a TedTalk by Sir Ken Robinson
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