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‘Elephant Spotting’ or the importance of Shared Understanding in Coaching!

Coaches who build connections and relationships with their athletes, show that they care about them as people and demonstrate empathy, are often the most effective and the most successful. The challenge and reality is that coaching can be a lonely place! Coaches often coach in a vacuum and only understand their athletes from their own limited and subjective perception.

They become like one of the blind men in the parable of the blind men and the elephant...

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