Player centered learning is definitely a different beast when it comes to coaching, though it is the way that coaching has been morphing into over the last 10 to 15 years, and it is those that adapt to it the best are the ones who are going to improve the most.
For player centered learning is a partnership approach, for the days of do as I say or buggar of have long since past, though ultimately at the end of the day, the goals of coaching are still the same, though one now just walks a different path to arrive at the top of the mountain.
Rob Daum’s Thoughts On The Player-Centered Approach Presentation
So as a coach, it’s not all about the me, me, me, so one has to put their ego aside at times to begin the engagement process of the players.
So a player centered learning approach is one of those big leap forward moments and requires a different skill set to what has traditionally be used