8 December 2019
“Everything that happens in the locker room stays in the locker room” Fortunately, not anymore!
Perpetuated in the world of sport for many years, this well-known expression has fortunately come under fire in recent days. The recent events involving professional coaches (e.g. Mike Babcock and Bill Peeters among others) have revealed that what happens on the field or in the locker room should no longer be limited to a team’s internal management and remain a jealously guarded secret. This code of silence in sports locker rooms warrants reflection so that we question this practice and ask ourselves who actually benefits from this unwritten rule. The recent revelations lead us to ask why a sport locker room should be like a lawyer’s or doctor’s office, where everything that is said necessarily becomes confidential. If we stop…Read More