In Episode 3 of Coaching with Craft, we explore the books that have influenced our coaching. Please take 15 minutes out of your day to see what books we have found most valuable! What books make your list? Books Mentioned
What Role Do Mentors Play? Who are the people who influenced your development? The individuals who planted the seed, taught the lesson, or gave us the hard advice we needed. A mentor is an undervalued resource, commonly neglected in the
I’m thrilled to announce a new initiative called Coaching with Craft. We’ve brought together a group of professional coaches to answer one new question every week. We’ll explore topics ranging from our coaching philosophy to detailed training specifics. Our hope
I’m not certified in anything. Not USATF, USATFCCA, NSCA, or any other acronym that means something to a select few people ingrained in their small enclave of workers. Wait, I take that back, I am certified in CPR thanks to
Rules tend to be thought of as a negative. They are meant to restrict us, to keep us from performing acts that lie outside of the norm, and to keep us from danger or harm. Show up to school at
We’ve lost our way. We’ve been bamboozled, tricked, fooled. We’ve been convinced that the final 1% is more important the beginning 99%. In our present world, gadgets, and hacks not only lead the way¬–they are the only way. Cryo-saunas, fasting,
“Never ask how it felt! You’re creating doubt!” the supposed master coach quipped. I had just asked an athlete how their last interval felt. I was young and I didn’t understand it then. Perhaps I’m still too dense, but I
One of my professors during grad school was fond of telling me that coaching was all about learning. In the science field, it was about understanding motor learning and how our brain’s process and develop the skills that sport requires.
“Our sport is your sports punishment” Way back when I was a high school runner, quotes like these would invariably pop up on the back of a High School Cross-Country team’s shirt. The obvious point was that what we do
When Patrick McHugh read the book The Energy Bus, he felt inspired. Patrick is an excellent High School Coach. He’s meticulous in his planning, always trying to learn, and willing to reach out to others to help perfect his craft.