Mindhunter as a guide to Coach Player relationship

‘Coming at anyone with an attitude of “I’m right, you’re wrong” assumes that they’re of rational mind. We must establish communication. Ascertain demands, concede nothing, reject nothing, just listen. Listen to what he has to say. Try understanding him instead of trying to dominate him. Look for common ground. Find commonality. And if it feelsContinue reading “Mindhunter as a guide to Coach Player relationship”

Players are part of A team but are they really part of THE team

‘Coming at anyone with an attitude of “I’m right, you’re wrong” assumes that they’re of rational mind. We must establish communication. Ascertain demands, concede nothing, reject nothing, just listen. Listen to what he has to say. Try understanding him instead of trying to dominate him. Look for common ground. Find commonality. And if it feelsContinue reading “Players are part of A team but are they really part of THE team”

Why i don’t use bibs in trainings…

Kids play matches and games in school at lunchtime, do they use bibs? Kids go to watch a match with their parents, meet some friends, start playing their own match, do they use bibs? Kids arrive early for training and play a match, do they use bibs? At a recent review session of the yearContinue reading “Why i don’t use bibs in trainings…”

When does winning become a priority?

When does winning become a priority? In 1884 the GAA was founded by a group of spirited Irishmen who had the foresight to realise the importance of establishing a national organisation to make athletics more accessible to the masses and to revive and nurture traditional, indigenous sports and pastimes. 125 years after its founding, weContinue reading “When does winning become a priority?”