Coaches Please Shut Up And Listen!

Coaching seems to breed a sense of arrogance that many a coach may not even realise exists; an arrogance that comes about as a result of an engrained dogma of superiority whereby the person in charge believes he possesses the necessary answers or direction to help those under him succeed. This superimposed superiority hinders more than it helps, stagnates or … Read More

Do you know WHY you do WHAT you do?

Ask yourself that question right now. Can you answer it easily? Does it make complete sense to you? Could you explain it to anyone at the drop of a hat? If you can answer that question with clarity of thought you know WHY you do WHAT you do and everything you do comes back to your ideals. If you could … Read More

The most inspiring moment of my coaching career

It’s done. I am now at the end of an epic European tour that I have wanted to do since the middle of this year. It did not come about easily and took many sacrifices, but I can only describe this tour as one of the best decisions I have ever taken to advance myself both personally and as a … Read More

Have players forgotten why they play the game?

I think school boy players have lost perspective about sport, their place in the game and more importantly why they play the sport in the first place. Teenage boys place a vast amount of importance on what team they play in, how good their team is and how good they are individually compared to another player. This is nothing new, … Read More