Is there a shortcut to becoming a better coach?
What if we could skip some of that hard work, the grinding, and just get the answers we need to solve our problems?
Well there is a shortcut and that shortcut is what separates the great coaches from the average coaches.
I know a lot of guys working in the NBA, and they all know the shortcut. John Wooden knew the shortcut. Vince Lombardi definitely had the shortcut.
There is no substitute for hard work, but there are many hard working coaches out there that aren’t making the progress they’d like to make in their career or their coaching.
Do you feel like you aren’t getting the opportunities that other coaches get? Are you progressing as fast as the top coaches?
We look at those with the shortcut and we imagine they’re smarter than us. They seem to have some sort of magic that we don’t.
It’s not magic.
It’s very simple. The best coaches have their own coaches. They have mentors, someone to guide them, help them solve problems, help them develop.
Sometimes we just need a mentor to make us feel confident.
Other times, our mentors provide us with a foundation that allows us to build something much greater.
Where did Lombardi’s focus on fundamentals originate? Did he just wake up one day and decide that he should begin every season by teaching linemen to block?
No. It was born out of his time at West Point. Earl Blaik’s military discipline became Lombardi’s offense. Without Earl Blaik, we would have no Vince Lombardi. “Colonel Red“ Blaik taught Lombardi a method that he could build upon and mold into his own.
My NBA friends? They all know each other. They all came out of the same system and we have the same mentors. They had someone to teach them what most other coaches don’t know. They also built a network that gave them access to those NBA jobs.
I got lucky.
When I stepped into Bill Hartman’s PT clinic, I didn’t know how that would propel my career and my education. Meeting the right people and being exposed to the right ideas has completely changed my trajectory.
Many people helped me along the way and I want to do the same for you.
As a result, I’m taking on a limited number of physical therapists and coaches who want a mentor.
Maybe you have a difficult client you need help with or you’d like career advice. Perhaps you need someone to help you focus your study.
Some of my clients just need another coach to bounce ideas off of. Others need help on the technical side
- Explaining PRI concepts
- Working through tough clinical cases
- Movement assessment design
- Program design
- Return to play
If you’d like to give it a try, you can schedule your first Skype session by clicking the button below.
We will begin by having a conversation about the areas you feel you need help with, we’ll develop a plan together, and I’ll send you a session debrief with an outline of our major points and actions for the next session.
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