Rugby book aims to reignite sporting passion

Melville Temlett (executive head of Curro Hillcrest), Anton Swanepoel (co-author) and Chris Wills (MD of Wealth Management Consultants). PHOTOS: Lloyd Mackenzie

CURRO Hillcrest High and event sponsors, Wealth Management Consultants, hosted the launch of the book, Captains and Coaches, by co-authors Anton Swanepoel and well-known rugby commentator and former Springbok coach, Nick Mallett.

Captains and Coaches is specifically written to influence the leadership and value system of learners, built around the theme of rugby. The book contains the views of Nick and four former Springbok rugby captains John Smit, Victor Matfield, Jean de Villiers and Fourie Du Preez.

Exploring the powerful impact of building trust in sports teams on the field, the book shows how these lessons will ultimately serve one well in life and in the workplace.

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Co-author, Anton Swanepoel, is a well-known trainer on leadership, trust, ethics and business, and is the author of 20 books including: The Trust Factor, The Trust Factor in Schools and Business Lessons from the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

Anton said, “With this book, we want to help young men to become men of honour, purpose and courage, and truly make the most of their time while playing rugby. According to the best coaches in the world, rugby is not just about honing talent – it is about developing character.”

Chris Wills, MD of Wealth Management Consultants, said, “We are proud to be associated with Anton and Curro. Our business is all about investing in people and we’re excited to be part of an initiative that inspires future generations.”

Captains and Coaches is available by order only. To purchase a copy, contact Debbie via e-mail at [email protected]

 

 

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Lloyd Mackenzie
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