Combined training techniques, we tend to stick to our own disciplines and sports when it comes to adapting ideas, and yet when one looks around at many different sports, the concept of coaching combines 1 common theme, one is dealing with people and we all learn differently and at different speeds.
But what if there was a way to make it easier, to take a lot of stress out of the coaching process, and yet, still attain or get better results than in the past, would that pique one’s interest?
The following are three really interesting books, which I suspect could change the mold of coaching teams, though not one book has all of the answers, and it’s when these three books begin to be combined and some of the training techniques tried, one may look at coaching in a totally different context.
The Little Book Of Talent – Daniel Coyle
The Little Book Of Talent # Tip 42
Don’t Shoot The Dog – Karen Pryor
Training An Oscar Fish
Running With Sherman – Christopher McDougall
Questions About Running With Sherman
After reading the above 3 books and combined the concepts about learning of all three, one would be hard pressed to not change their approach to coaching, for if one can get better results with less effort and stress, isn’t worth a try.
Running With Donkeys (Training Sherman, Start @ 32.40min mark)
One always gets different ideas from different places, and some of the best concepts that one gets can come from some of the most unexpected quarters, which sparks different ideas that one can try