Back on the Grass

Back on the Grass My feet may otherwise argue it’s good to be back on the grass – despite the squealing soles – it is good to be back coaching. Despite the need to improve my foot care game I’ve been using the lockdown period to consider my coaching attributes and seek ways to improve …

Back on the Grass Read More »

Bigger, further, faster…

Bigger, further, faster… …only gives you the edges of the jigsaw.   I’m now terming 2020 as ‘Off-Season #2’. Much has been said of the imposed lockdown restrictions and mass cancellation/ postponement of events. Despite a lack of race belt use, there’s been a raft of creative and novel virtual events to get stuck into. Be …

Bigger, further, faster… Read More »

How to Avoid Lockdown Burn Out

How to Avoid Lockdown Burn Out How do you know when you’re approaching a state of being broken and burned out? Irritable? Constantly tired? Low concentration and motivation? There’s no doubt we have all suffered that sensation and typically it will come at a time 2 – 4 weeks out from an ‘A’ race of …

How to Avoid Lockdown Burn Out Read More »

Man running on a bridge

Self-Reflection and Understanding how you ‘do’ as a Coach

Self-Reflection and Understanding how you ‘do’ as a Coach I’ll often be asked to review a session plan or to provide feedback on a session, something I am more than happy to do because I’m passionate about coaches and athletes collaborating in everything they do. But often, my first response before I review any session …

Self-Reflection and Understanding how you ‘do’ as a Coach Read More »

Failure, Frustration & Finding Something To Do

Failure, Frustration & Finding Something To Do

Self-Reflection and Understanding how you ‘do’ as a Coach Pain, disappointment, change, appreciation and re-evaluation. It has certainly been an eventful 12 months. Sat in a breezeblock shelter by the sea in Thurso, Scotland, I was admittedly in tears. Not with the throbbing pain of my left knee but the immense disappointment and frustration when …

Failure, Frustration & Finding Something To Do Read More »

Scroll to Top