Are Your Values Valuable?

Are Your Values Valuable ?  By Sam Jarman – Whenever we go into a sports organisation, school or business, there are often references to the ‘values’ that the organisation might want to see or wish to engender in their people. These ‘values’ are sometimes spoken...

How Do You Know What You Know?

How Do You Know What You Know ?  By Sam Jarman – There is a fundamental question which lies unasked at the heart of every coaching situation. How do you know what you know? How do you know whether you are pointing someone towards the truth, or are sharing a...

What Comes Next?

What Comes Next?  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 of worry and anxiety. These...

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...

Transitions and Living with Change

*PODCAST* In this episode Grayson and Sam are joined by Adam Ashe, back row forward from the Glasgow Warriors. The conversation is around the challenges of transition, both into and out of a professional sports environment.

Coaching Young People

*PODCAST* In this episode Grayson and Sam share some thoughts about coaching young people. We talk about motivation, learning and understanding the relationship between coaches and parents. The conversation moves on to a further discussion of leadership and culture,...

Leadership and Culture

*PODCAST* Sam Jarman and professional rugby player Grayson Hart talk about authentic leadership and how culture evolves naturally from an understanding of how the human experience is created.

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...