COACHING DOJO 
A SAFE PLACE TO PRACTICE AND LEARN 
August 2014
WHAT IS COACHING 
The art of facilitating the performance, learning, and development of another - Myles Downey, Effective ...
A Coding Dojo is a meeting where a bunch of coders get 
together to work on a programming challenge (Code Kata). 
They are...
COACHING KATA
COACHING KATA 
BRAINSTORMING 
5 min
SMALL GROUPS
COACHING DOJO ROLES 
1 Seeker 
1 Coach 
1 Observer
RULES 
› 2 Rounds 
– 20 min each 
– 15 min Coaching session 
– 5 min Feedback from observer and seeker 
› Rotate roles aft...
BIG GROUPS
COACHING DOJO ROLES 
1 Seeker 
3 Coaches 
2 Observers
RULES 
› 2 Rounds 
– 20 min each 
– 5 min Coach 1 (Assess current situation) 
– 5 min Coach 2 (Explore Alternative Ideas) ...
RETROSPECTIVE 
› What was the experience in your group? 
› What did you like about the Dojo format? 
› What did you learn?...
Giuseppe De Simone 
@giusdesimone 
http://it.linkedin.com/in/giuseppedesimone 
http://www.slideshare.net/giusdesimone 
htt...
How to run an effective Coaching Dojo
How to run an effective Coaching Dojo
How to run an effective Coaching Dojo
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    1. 1. COACHING DOJO A SAFE PLACE TO PRACTICE AND LEARN August 2014
    2. 2. WHAT IS COACHING The art of facilitating the performance, learning, and development of another - Myles Downey, Effective Coaching Unlocking a person's potential to maximize their own performance - John Whitmore, Coaching for Performance Coaching closes the gap between thinking about doing and doing - Curly Martin, The Life Coaching Handbook
    3. 3. A Coding Dojo is a meeting where a bunch of coders get together to work on a programming challenge (Code Kata). They are there to have fun and to engage in deliberate practice in order to improve their skills, by coding in front of others. http://codingdojo.org/ CODING DOJO
    4. 4. COACHING KATA
    5. 5. COACHING KATA BRAINSTORMING 5 min
    6. 6. SMALL GROUPS
    7. 7. COACHING DOJO ROLES 1 Seeker 1 Coach 1 Observer
    8. 8. RULES › 2 Rounds – 20 min each – 15 min Coaching session – 5 min Feedback from observer and seeker › Rotate roles after the first round › Please, respect the Time box!! › Post on A-ha wall whenever you like!
    9. 9. BIG GROUPS
    10. 10. COACHING DOJO ROLES 1 Seeker 3 Coaches 2 Observers
    11. 11. RULES › 2 Rounds – 20 min each – 5 min Coach 1 (Assess current situation) – 5 min Coach 2 (Explore Alternative Ideas) – 5 min Coach 3 (Plan next steps) – 5 min Feedback from observers and seeker › Rotate roles after the first round › Please, respect the Time box!! › Post on A-ha wall whenever you like!
    12. 12. RETROSPECTIVE › What was the experience in your group? › What did you like about the Dojo format? › What did you learn? › What will you apply from tomorrow?
    13. 13. Giuseppe De Simone @giusdesimone http://it.linkedin.com/in/giuseppedesimone http://www.slideshare.net/giusdesimone http://evolutionaryagility.blogspot.com Contacts

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