Great guest post from Jim Keilbaso originally published at StrengthCoach.com but, too good not to share here:
Gaining Knowledge From Reflection
Good coaches and trainers are constantly looking for ways to increase their knowledge base. We spend a great deal of time reading books and articles, watching videos, attending clinics, and talking to other coaches. Yet, there is another very simple practice that people often forget to use. I was taught this concept a long time ago, but it took me years to actually put it into practice. Another excellent way to learn is to simply take the time to thoroughly reflect on your own experiences.
For example, earlier this year the University of Kentucky brought me in to work on acceleration techniques with their Men’s Basketball Team. The coaching staff recognized that there was an opportunity with their ultra-talented recruits, and they had a very clear picture of what…
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