Welcome to Lego League Coaching!
I put this site together to help first time Lego League coaches to learn the ins and outs of coaching that I had to learn on my own. The site is divided up into sections related to each of the judging criteria.
Here is a map of various posts to get direct you … Continue reading →
The Nature's Fury challenge isn't officially released until August 27th, but many of us have already received the field kits.
My team put ours together this week. We took our best guess at where the models go. A lot of them were pretty obvious by the decorations on the mat and others fit … Continue reading →
The Nature's Fury mat and field kit sets have been shipping for a few weeks now. We got ours quite a while ago. Here's what the mat looks like:
Note that they went back to a rolled up mat, so you won't have trouble with creases this year.
The other significant change this year is … Continue reading →
Fostering teamwork is a tricky thing. With 6-10 personalities that don't yet know tact, conflicts inevitably arise. I've been fortunate that since my second year of coaching, my teams only had one big conflict. I think that has a lot to with the fact that all those teams were all girls … Continue reading →
I received the new field kit for Senior Solutions a few weeks ago and now finally have time to write about it. In case you haven't seen the mat layout, here it is:
I'm struck by the fact that there are a lot of obstacles this year. Nothing is easy to get to. I'm also intrigued by the … Continue reading →