‘A Strategic Approach to Practice’ by Dr Phil Kearney

Dr Phil Kearney is a Lecturer in Motor Skill Acquisition and Coaching and Performance in University of Limerick, Ireland. He is also Course Director of the Masters of Science in Applied Sports Coaching. I have asked Phil to contribute a piece in the area of practice. Below, he explains a well-researched and proven method he […]

‘The Value of Journaling’ by Stuart Lancaster

Stuart Lancaster is the Senior Coach with Leinster Rugby. Prior to this he was England RFU’s Head of Elite Player Development before being appointed England Head Coach where he served for four years. He is a respected leader in the fields of coaching, leadership and player development. Here he shares with you what he feels […]

‘Talent Pathways and Professional Sport’ by Mick McCarthy

Mick McCarthy is a Professional Football Manager. As a footballer he represented the Republic of Ireland on 57 occasions. Nicknamed ‘Captain Fantastic’, he led Ireland as captain in what was a glorious period for Irish football during Euro ’88 and Italia ’90. At club level he played for Barnsley, Manchester City, Celtic, Lyon and Millwall. […]

‘The Obstacle is the Way’ by John Fulham

John Fulham is a four- time Paralympian wheelchair racer over 100m and 200m, winning European and National Titles. He won the Dublin Marathon three times and played on the Irish Wheelchair Basketball Team for 14 years. He is currently President of Paralympics Ireland. John was born with Spina Bifida, a congenital defect in the spine. […]