Leading and navigating through a season of unknown is challenging. In this episode, TJ and Sam discuss practice tips and approaches for coaches to make the most of this season. With so much out of our control, we need our leadership to have a positive impact on our players and program. Tune in to this episode and hear how you can help your players take advantage of every opportunity.
Best-selling author, Doug Lemov has recently released his book for coaches, The Coach’s Guide to Teaching. In this episode TJ, Sam and Lisa interview Doug and dive into some of his best tips on how to give feedback, use terminology, and teach decision-making. If you’re interested in becoming a master teacher or want to know more about Doug’s latest book, this episode is for you.
For videos of coaching examples that go along with the book and topics introduced in the podcast: https://www.coachsguidetoteaching.com/#videos
Doug also has a great blog with excerpts from his book, check out this one on culture: https://teachlikeachampion.com/blog/an-excerpt-from-the-coachs-guide-to-teaching-chapter-5-building-culture/
If you’re interested in buying The Coach’s Guide to Teaching in bulk for a program, department or league, reach out to Gale Morrison (firstname.lastname@example.org) for discounts and pricing. The book is available on the publisher’s website, https://us.johncattbookshop.com/collections/frontpage/products/the-coach-s-guide-to-teaching
TJ welcomes Sam as the new co-host in their first official episode together. As former teammates in college, the two of them have a long history and in this episode they both share basketball and life lessons they’ve learned along the way to help you reflect on your own coaching journey.