The 2017-2018 Ashes cricket series ended in Sydney this afternoon. The 4v0 (and one drawn game) result has raised some important questions about long-term planning for the next Ashes series in Australia (2021-22). Both teams face a Marie Kondo-like opportunity. The Konmari method encourages us to: organise by category rather than by room; consider ‘Does … Continue reading #coachlearninginsport: what to keep?
I have been immersed in conversations with coaches for the last two weeks and have the opportunity for two more weeks of meeting coaches 1:1. This is my fifth year of conversations with this group of (twenty-five) coaches. Each time we meet a theme emerges that appears to resonate with them and me. On this … Continue reading #coachlearninginsport Everywhen experiences
During my travels around England this month, I have been listening to Classic FM. Each hour in the past week, there has been a promotion of the Woodland Trust’s Big Bluebell Watch that mentions Anne Brontë’s Bluebell poem. The second verse of the poem starts with these two lines: There is a silent eloquence In … Continue reading #coachlearninginsport … silent eloquence