University of Oxford – Advanced Coaching Course – Summer 2018

Absolutely delighted that the Oxford University Advanced Coaching course is being repeated again this year; for our third year!  I am very much looking forward to working with the 2018 cohort. The programme no happens in the Autumn (Michelmas) term,… Continue reading

Oxford University – Group Coaching Course 2018

Delighted to say that the 2018 University of Oxford “Group Coaching” course is now open for applications. The course is running over two consecutive weekends in Oxford – 24/25 Feb 2018 and 03/04 Mar 2018.  The course attracts transferable credits for… Continue reading

Oxford University – Introduction to Coaching courses 2017

I am absolutely delighted that applications for the second cohort of the redesigned, University of Oxford “Introduction to Coaching” course are now open! The course is running in BOTH Oxford and Reading Universities this Autumn – take your pick!  It… Continue reading

University of Oxford – Advanced Coaching Course – Summer 2017

Absolutely delighted that the Oxford University Advanced Coaching course is being repeated this year. The feedback from the students last academic year was fantastic, and I am looking forward to working with the 2017 cohort. We’ve moved the programme from… Continue reading

Finding better ‘quality’ information on the internet

Let’s be clear – I am not suggesting that the myriad of opinion editorial pieces, lists of ten most amazing skin conditions, ten-step programmes to a better marriage, or photo-collages of the best dressed man’s daily sartorial selections, are NOT… Continue reading

Oxford University – Group Coaching Course 2017

Very excited to have heard, this week, that the brand new University of Oxford “Group Coaching” course has already got sufficient students enrolled for it definitely to be going ahead! The course is running over two consecutive weekends in Oxford… Continue reading

What swimming coaching can tell you about… well, life actually!

In life, as in almost everything, we depend on models. Not specifically the plastic kits, Meccano sets, or nearly anonymous cat-walk stars. We DO depend on them but they are each just one variety of a much larger phenomenon. Models… Continue reading

BOOK REVIEW- The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of the Psychology of Coaching and Mentoring

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of the Psychology of Coaching and Mentoring Jonathan Passmore, David B Peterson, and Teresa Freire Wiley-Blackwell 2013 ISBN 978-1-119-99315-5 £117.36 The style and price (£117.36 today on Amazon) make it very unlikely that many practicing coaches are… Continue reading