So, although I have still been reading the last few months, I’ve not actually been posting my reviews regularly enough, so apologies for that. But here’s the first book review of 2018 and it’s a cracker!
This has a similar them to my previous blog post regarding why interpersonal relationships are so crucial to the success or failure of coaching and the concept of athletes being “people first, athletes second.”
This month’s book review was a great read and very applicable to those working with young athletes!
Do yourself a favour…buy this book. You won’t regret it!
This month I came across possibly the best book on coaching I’ve ever read!
John Wooden is a legend in the sport of Basketball. He was an All-American 3 times a s a player, he was the first person to inducted into the Hall of Fame as both a player and a coach and is largely regarded as one of the most successful sport coaches EVER.
John Wooden is a legend in the sport of Basketball. He was an All-American 3 times a s a player, he was the first person to inducted into the Hall of Fame as both a player and a coach and is largely regarded as one of the most successful sport coaches EVER. He won 10 NCAA championships in 12 years with UCLA. So, it’s fair to say he probably has a few good ideas on coaching…
Phil Jackson was a highly sought after coach in his NBA career. Coach of the globally renowned Chicago Bulls during the Michael Jordan era
When you get the opportunity to read directly from one of the greatest coaches in NBA history…it’s probably a good idea to get stuck in!
I found this book hugely beneficial – so much so I read it twice!
November’s book has been one that popped up on my radar several times before I committed to reading it. I have to say I wish I read it earlier. After recommending it to a friend of mine he said, “Rob, I’m going to put it out there, Obstacle is the way is one of the best books I’ve ever read.” I have to say I probably agree…
October’s book came to me from a colleague who recommended it personally, so I thought it was worth reading. I wasn’t disappointed!
Here it is…