This is a simple post. If you want to become a better coach I propose you do two things. First, I suggest you read Vern Gambetta’s blog and second, that you read his book, Athletic Development. Do those two things and you will be challenged as a coach, you will grow as a coach and you will learn from a unique coaching mind.
Vern is working on a new book and I can’t wait to read it.
The following video made me think of Vern and my guess is this video captures much of his journey as a coach, from the lessons he learned as a decathlete, to his position now as world-traveling coach to teams in a variety of sports. His ability to synthesize concepts is a gift to all coaches and I’m lucky that he answers my phone calls.