SPORT AS SPIRITUAL PRACTICE

Through my own experience with playing tennis in the zone, I have found a deeper meaning to sport that goes far beyond the notion of peak performance. Peak performance is always a part of the equation, but more than peak performance, it’s the state of unity with the...
ON DEVELOPMENTAL COACHING

ON DEVELOPMENTAL COACHING

Developmental coaching moves in two directions: vertically and horizontally. Vertical coaching development occurs as coaches move from one stage of coaching development to a higher and more complex stage of coaching development. Horizontal coaching development occurs...
THE EMERGENCE OF INTEGRAL COACHING

THE EMERGENCE OF INTEGRAL COACHING

As a think about the evolution of coaching, I see an evolution of consciousness as well.  It has to happen.  Sport actually pushes the evolution of consciousness in a curious way.  Everything is whipped-up in sport, faster in every way.  The athletic environment is a...

The Magic of Baseball

THE MAGIC OF BASEBALL by Barry Robbins Excerpt from “Sports, Energy, and Consciousness: Awakening Human Potential through Sport” After playing baseball at the University of Michigan, I moved to the San Franciso Bay area and fell in love with fast-pitch...

HOME

HOME by Scott Ford Excerpt from “Sports, Energy, and Consciousness: Awakening Human Potential through Sport”   My attitude towards tennis has changed over the years.  I play the game now for one reason only and that reason is to get in the zone.  Playing...