Women in Leadership: Natasha Theunissen

August is a very special period in the calendar year. Where I am from, August signals the end of winter and the beginning of spring. Those howling Cape Town winds and the pouring rain pack up operations and make way for the spring season. The sun shines lustrously; never too hot, never too weak. The skyline is a beautiful mix of blue and orange hues … Continue reading Women in Leadership: Natasha Theunissen

LET THE JOURNEY BEGIN – basic steps to help you reach your body goals.

The body is a vessel that makes sure we survive in this world, so to thank it for this we need to take care of it. This looks different for everyone; some people desire to add a few kilos and others desire to lose a few and some just want to maintain their weight. Now it may seem simple that if you eat more, you’ll … Continue reading LET THE JOURNEY BEGIN – basic steps to help you reach your body goals.

Cleopas Jnr Kundiona’s rugby journey

Seeing Cleopas Jnr Kundiona on the field donning the number 3 jersey for Zimbabwe’s First XV, the Sables, one would think that he’s the quintessential ‘born to play rugby’ kind of chap. But that could not be further from the truth. Though now playing impressive rugby in the green and white jersey, Cleopas only took to the sport in his first year of high school. … Continue reading Cleopas Jnr Kundiona’s rugby journey

The Voice of Art and its Place in our World

I was privileged this past week to meet with a man of many talents. He is a rapper, poet, artist and teacher to mention a few of his titles modestly. His name is Ntobeko Mjijwa. Ntobeko was born and grew up in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. He graduated with an honours degree in Fine Arts at Nelson Mandela University. He has lectured … Continue reading The Voice of Art and its Place in our World

Premier League Title 20/21

My 3 Premier League Predictions

Another year, another premier league season arrives as we look ahead to the upcoming season which has the potential to be a classic and could be one of the tightest ones in recent memory as the top clubs will be vying for top honor’s and looking to be labeled as England’s best club. Following a grueling season that included international competitions such as European Championships, … Continue reading My 3 Premier League Predictions

Beginners guide to Training in a gym

This is a small guide to give you a foot up in your training regimen. Hopefully we can open your eyes to a couple of things that you didn’t know (and help you not to look like you don’t know what you’re doing) when you are sharing the gym floor with the so-called veterans of the gym. Terminology Before you actually start training it is … Continue reading Beginners guide to Training in a gym

Can Infrastructure become the star boy of the African Continent

It is 5 AM in 1974 a young girl aged 6 in rural Zvimba Zimbabwe (Then Rhodesia), wakes up to heat her bathing water on firewood to prepare for her first day in school. She then walks 5 kilometres to her nearest school just about privileged enough to have enough food to survive the school day. 47 years later if the same person’s granddaughter were … Continue reading Can Infrastructure become the star boy of the African Continent

Podcast #1: Art and its place in Society: Conversations with Ntobeko Mjijwa

The premier episode of this podcast is with artist, rapper, teacher and student mentor Ntobeko Mjijwa. Ntobeko starts by giving us commentary on three of his art pieces that explore the theme of ‘violence in language’ we also talk about how he ended up studying art, his work and how his take on the issues of our society. Links to his art pieces that he … Continue reading Podcast #1: Art and its place in Society: Conversations with Ntobeko Mjijwa

Coaching & the Journey towards Helping Players Find Their Love for the Game

A few weeks ago while tucked away during a cold Newlands winter night I was lucky enough to watch a truly amazing contest, one that has shaped my future, if not my destiny. The Gallagher Premiership Final between underdogs Harlequins and top dog the Exeter Chiefs. A clash between a side who a few months earlier languished in some of the darker areas of the … Continue reading Coaching & the Journey towards Helping Players Find Their Love for the Game