I know the term deliberate practice is the current buzzword but I don’t think it is getting the job done. I have always felt that words create images and images create action, so I use the term meaningful. Meaningful clearly communicates what I want from practice, it leaves little room for nuance. Practice must have a clear plan and purpose that the athlete understands. It must relate to the competitive demands of the…Continue
Posted on September 11, 2014 at 8:13am
Periodization (Planned Performance Training) is the timing, sequence and interaction of the training stimuli to allow optimum adaptive response in pursuit of specific competitive goals. It is: Why you do, what you do, in relation to when you do it. Another way to look to look at it, you are bringing the future into the present so you can do something about it. In one word it is planning – Don’t over complicate it - Apply…Continue
Posted on September 7, 2014 at 7:19am
Questions are a major stimulus to drive change. Significant change will not come by spending an inordinate amount of time trying to find new answers to old questions. Real profound change will come from abandoning the old questions. Stop trying to answer them. Leave then alone. Reframe them and ask new questions from a whole different perspective.
Posted on September 6, 2014 at 7:25am