Athletes: Don’t Be a Comfort Seeker!

Definition: A comfort seeker is an athlete/player who would rather be guided/coached by someone who tells them what they WANT to hear, instead of what they NEED to hear. They fear hard work. They fear the truth. They seek the … Continue reading

10 Reasons Why Champions Succeed

1. They have a vision and deeper purpose. 2. They are willing to get up at any hour in the morning to go train. 3. They are willing to go harder and longer than their opponents. 4. They never look … Continue reading

Where the Real Reward and Payback Is in Coaching

I often get asked from coaches and trainers about how they can get into working with professional athletes in sport. A lot of coaches seem to regard working with professional athletes or teams as the highest level and pinnacle in … Continue reading

Mirror Reflections

I really felt it was high time to write this piece. Maybe it’s because, as coaches we might sometimes find it a bit personal or difficult to tell a parent. I mean it would be pretty forward, but sometimes honest … Continue reading

Participation Trophies for Kids in Sport

Participation trophies for kids in sport. Why ‘pitching up’ doesn’t deserve an award A few months back, I read a piece that had been tweeted by a professional athlete and father, James Harrison of the NFL Pittsburgh Steelers. It was … Continue reading