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Personal Reflection Professional Development

#Relearn 4: Connections

Every time is different but also the same. New faces with new stories. Old hands with a retelling of theirs. Al and Mark prodding, poking and provoking. Connections and dialogue building out of them. This time I took on the role of listener rather than story teller. The new faces had some good stories to […]

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Personal Reflection School Sport

#Relearn 3: Perspective

Relearn continues to challenge my thinking. I listened to many stories at Coopers last Wednesday night. Of Chris’s journey of setting up a high performance coaching structure in a new sport. Of Tom’s honesty of not always knowing what is best for the athletes he has a responsibility for. Of Danny’s relentless pursuit of a […]

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Personal Reflection School Sport

#Relearn 2: Change

Relearn is a community of narrative inquiry. A belief that storytelling is one, if not the fundamental unit, that accounts for human experiences. Once again I ventured to a coffee bar in Marlow to listen and tell stories about sport. Those who sat around the table, from high performance to grass roots participation, came to […]

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Personal Reflection School Sport

#Relearn: Stories

Is there a need to relearn? That is the question that has been in my head since a chance meeting with Josh, an ex pupil, on a train a few years ago. I just didn’t know it. Not until Mark, Al and Andrew shared their vision online. Mark, Al and Andrew have a grand plan. Of […]