#coachlearninginsport … silent eloquence

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

#coachlearninginsport: hearing motets

I am in England at the moment. I am here for a month meeting twenty-four rugby union and cricket coaches with whom I have been in critical friend conversations for four years. Whilst I have been travelling, I have been listening to Radio 3 and Classic FM. If I am very fortunate I hear Philip … Continue reading #coachlearninginsport: hearing motets

#coachlearninginsport: self-organising networks

Last month, I was invited to join a group of coaches in an online forum. I was delighted to be asked but I have spent much of the time as a peripheral participant … enjoying the open sharing but not contributing. I thought listening might be a good way to start in a group of … Continue reading #coachlearninginsport: self-organising networks