Martin Dixon

Martin Dixon

Location: Gym 124

I am a lecturer specializing in motor learning and skill acquisition, as well the development of students’ written communication and employability skills. Having coached in a range of elite youth and college environments, my teaching is underpinned by a wealth of practical experience and also informed by my research into sports coaching, pedagogy and reflective practice. 


  • BSc Sport and Exercise Science. Nottingham Trent University.
  • MSc Coaching Science. University of the West of England.
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. University of the West of England

Research Interests

Coaching behaviours, stress and coaching, reflective practices in sports coaching/coach education, games-based coaching

Selected Publications


  • KIN 486: Motor Learning
  • KIN 330GW: Becoming a Kinesiologist - GWAR