What is coaching about?

What is coaching about? I’ve often asked this question both of myself and others. Although the many answers I’ve heard and thought make sense, they just don’t feel right. Transfer of knowledge and skills? Identifying, analysing, and controlling variables that affect performance? Influencing positive behaviour? Helping others achieve their goals? All good answers, but rationalising… Read More What is coaching about?

The Handshake

Today’s game turned sour due to a handshake. Or to be more exact, the lack of a handshake. My team had been beaten well in all areas of the game and the opposition had deservedly won. At the final whistle both sides went to each other to shake hands and offer words of celebration or commiseration.… Read More The Handshake