Are Your Values Valuable?

Are Your Values Valuable ? By Sam Jarman – Often when we are approached by a sports team, school or business, there are references to the ‘values’ that the organisation has decided are important for their people to embody or express. There is frustration felt by...

How Do You Know What You Know?

How Do You Know What You Know ? By Sam Jarman – In recent years, as science has played a greater role in sports, a trend has developed to making coaching ‘evidence based’. While in theory, this seems like a good thing, it raises important questions. Questions...

What Comes Next?

What Comes After A Career in Professional Sport? Article by Sam Jarman and Grayson Hart – For most professional athletes, time spent playing the game they love will be the shorter of their two careers. Consideration of what happens afterwards can be the source...

The Game of Life

The Game of Life.  Article by Grayson Hart –  Sport is a great analogy for this illusion we call life. We strive and compete for an outcome. We get fully immersed in the process. We love it. We hate it. We become overjoyed and depressed. But when all is said and...

Conversation with Russell Earnshaw

*PODCAST* ‘Rusty’ is a legend in rugby coaching circles. As Head of the player pathway at the RFU he was instrumental in revolutionising the way young players are coached. He now runs the Magic Academy, a coaching organisation dedicated to improving the...

Just Show Up and Play

Just Show Up and Play. By Grayson Hart – I’m buzzing from the caffeine. Nervous, full of adrenaline and excitement. The crowd of 40,000 is pumping, yelling, singing. I can smell beery breath coming from the famous south stand at Hong Kong Stadium, home to the...