After 10 Years of Coaching Here’s What I Think I Know

What I think I know about coaching

It’s been 10 years since I first fell in love with coaching when I stumbled upon a group of 7-year old’s whose coach had not turned up. You get those moments in life when something just clicks and without a shadow of a doubt it was one of the best things to ever happen to me. Coaching has been tremendously rewarding and … Read More

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

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

Searching for Imagination… ERROR… Imagination Not Found

“So you’re saying I can invent something?” Yes, there are no rules only what works and what does not, “But hasn’t everything been invented already?” No I don’t believe so; I believe anyone can change the game in some way. “So why don’t more people invent something new then?” Good question… The above conversation was with an 8yr old, but has been … Read More

I’m the coach! Don’t question me!

I thought I knew the difference between what good coaching was and what it wasn’t when I first began coaching by accident six years ago. I knew it definitely wasn’t those unplanned, harry casual – couldn’t care less training sessions I had in High School. It surely was not those ‘toughen up’ koppestamp[i], fitness and mental toughness sessions that the coaches got us English softies to … Read More