040: Living On The Edge of Chaos with Brian McCormick

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In this episode we discuss:

  1. How do we work to change how we as coaches and teachers change our perception of teaching?
  2. Why we need to change the perception on how we do the things we are currently doing.
  3. Understand the problems when players/students don’t see the reason WHY they are being asked to do the things they are being asked to do.
  4. The fear of charting down the paths that nobody else is doing and dealing with the following:
  5. What is the biggest difference in athletic mindsets today versus 10 years or 20 years ago?
  6. How do we deal with the idea of continuing to do the wrong things right instead of the right things wrong?
  7. Why children should play multiple sports instead of specializing in one.
  8. What are skills needed to be successful in life and on the court?

Resources Discussed in the Podcast

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth

Anders Ericsson

Check Out His books

The 21st Century Basketball Practice:

My book review 21st Century Basketball Practice by Brian McCormick 

21st Century Guide to Individual Skill 

Fake Fundamentals

Blitz Basketball:

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