Coach-Speak

https://twitter.com/CoachsClimb/status/1208417683424841728 Let's define "Coach-Speak": Often the language used by coaches when addressing simpler issues with deeper contextual meaning. The majority of John Wooden's speeches are rich with coach speak. "Success is the peace of mind which is a direct result of the self-satisfaction in knowing that you have made the effort to become the best … Continue reading Coach-Speak

Conscious Coaching: Intro & Chapter 1

"Conscious Coaching is about figuring out an athlete's purpose and matching it with an evidence-based coaching process." Intro & Chapter 1 Takeaways Conscious Coaching Defined Four Elements of a Conscious Coach "...(T)ools that will help you improve your ability to close the gaps that may exist between your athletes' internal drives and your personal coaching … Continue reading Conscious Coaching: Intro & Chapter 1

Loading to the Ball

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aruv8xIaHog Saw this clip from Illinois State demonstrating "Loading to the Ball." Have been looking for clips to use as examples for our program to better understand off-ball positioning when applying full-court pressure man-to-man. Athletes at the lower levels tend to have a good idea on a half-court being in "help" position when their offensive … Continue reading Loading to the Ball