Concluding thoughts: Game Sense for teaching and coaching globally.

Christina Curry, Shane Pill

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This conclusion presents some closing thoughts on the concepts covered in the preceding chapters of this book. The book provides insight into coaches’ and teachers’ experiences of interpreting and implementing a Game Sense approach across the globe. It offers a truly international perspective with rich diversity of experiences in making sense of, and using, Game Sense as it has spread across the world into cultures far removed from its origins in Australian sport. The book describes how culture and context influence learning and pedagogy. It describes the opening keynote at the 6th International Game Sense for Coaching and Teaching Conference, which took place in Tokyo in November 2019. It outlines the clear alignments of standards with Game Sense in several countries, highlighting the cognitive domain, such as developing critical thinking skills and the ability to make decisions in a dynamic environment are important educational outcomes that span all content areas.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGame Sense for Teaching and Coaching
Subtitle of host publicationInternational Perspectives
EditorsRichard Light, Christina Curry
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherRoutledge, Taylor and Francis
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781000364231
ISBN (Print)9780367741587, 9780367674991
Publication statusPublished - 29 Mar 2021


  • Game Sense approach
  • sports coaching
  • sports teaching


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