Philosophical, we all get it from time to time, but what if in our approach to coaching we took a philosophical approach, for actually the word doesn’t mean what we think it means, for it’s not actually a case of pondering.
For a meaning of the word philosophical is – Learned, Skilled In Learning
Aahh, does that not now change the concept of things.
For basing ones coaching around the Core Skills and Techniques is actually a philosophical approach to coaching, because it opens one up to become skilled in learning.
And a side aspect of having the core skills and techniques at the basis of what one does, it allows one to accomplish more by doing less, and it creates a lot more flexibility in what one does, for the drills, exercises and games that one does at practices becomes less important, than the way one actually does them.
And it’s not until one starts looking at resources and looking around the internet that one begins to see currently how little emphasis is put on core skills and techniques when it comes to coaching sport, because if it is not in ones vernacular, it won’t be within one’s thoughts.
Top Three Things Good Coaches Do – Wayne Goldsmith
If one bases their coaching around the core skills and techniques, one’s philosophical approach to coaching changes