Note taking. Perhaps one of the aspects of this work I need to develop most. It sounds simple, but I personally did not find it as easy as you might assume. It does not help to be unfortunate enough to have the terrible handwriting gene. So much so, that I often can't even read my [...]
Part two details the more practical side of what I did and the process I went through. Making judgements, figuring out how and what to do and when to do it was all initially learnt during this placement. And is still being learnt today...
My second placement was a lot different from my first. I had opportunities to really practice being a practitioner and begin to guide myself toward developing my own skills whilst helping to improve that of others.
Not What You Want, But What You Might Need As mentioned in a previous post, I was rather lucky in securing this placement. I had contacted the club and sent an e-mail for the attention of the head of sport science. He offered me a unpaid position interning for the clubs academy team as a sport scientist. [...]
The biggest challenge was making judgements. What to say when, knowing what's right and what's wrong, what the next move should be. You can become more comfortable and confident in your decisions through learning.