Those who know me know that I genuinely enjoy challenging conventional wisdom, which is often too traditional and rarely wise. If we look deeper at some of the most famous …
Daily Thought: Conversations Are Better than Sermons
A warning to coaches who believe they have absolute power over their athletes to have better conversations instead of preaching all the time.
Learning as a Positive lifestyle
A meditation about learning as a part of a positive lifestyle and why we should make learning a priority.
Daily Thought: Thinking about Tumbling
Thinking about tumbling can make you better at it.
Daily Thought: Tumbling is Life
Tumbling is life, an extended metaphor.
That’s Not a Layout, But Cool.
A conversation with a freestyle trampolinist about the layout position
Daily Thought: A Promise to Practise What We Preach
A promise to improve life by taking my own advice.
Daily Thought: Form Is Essential to Safe Development in Gymnastics
Why good form is essential to safe development in gymnastics and all other acrobatic disciplines.
Daily Thought: The Fallacy of Small Numbers
On how the fallacy of small numbers can lead to bad coaching practices.
Daily Thought: Drills and Positivity
The formula for making successful athletes is complex, but can be summarised simply: Drill and positivity.