Practical, it certainly helps if it is, for there is nothing worse than reading something and coming away going, what was that all about.
For the hardest thing about writing is being able to put something out there that others can easily understand.
And the biggest things one discovers when writing about coaching is, where does one start?
For there are so many different parts to the coaching process, but what are the most important, what are the most practical parts?
The hardest thing regards writing and explaining about the coaching process, is that the person generally writing has a picture in their head, but they’re generally writing for people who don’t have a picture in their head about the coaching process, and there in lies the problem, and also the solution.
So let’s work on the solution and create a picture for the coaching process.
How To See The Big Picture
So the next 10 entries will be part of a Practical Coaching Guide, which will begin to paint a picture of an overall coaching process, for in whatever one does, it always helps to have the big picture of the subject delivered at the beginning.
The Importance Of Seeing The Full Picture
The 10 pages of this Practical Coaching Guide aren’t detailed orientated, they are principles which allows one to build a framework for all the details to work within.
We all get so involved in the skills, techniques and tactics of sport, which are important, that we actually forget one tiny thing, that sport is played by people, and yet we spend so little time on this area, yet it is such an important piece of the coaching process.
So I hope one enjoys the Practical Coaching Guide and is used as a framework to build ones coaching upon, for always remember:
All coaching is trial and error and 90% of Coaching Sports is Fitness, Core Skills, Playing Structure and Understanding People and we spend 90% of our time developing the other 10%