“Gold Dust: How To Become A More Effective Coach, Quickly” was released on November 28th and is a #1 Best Seller on Amazon in the UK. It was co-authored by David and Keith Mayer.
This book delves deeper into the importance of building connections in sporting environments, and how you can do it.
The foundations, skills, techniques and behaviours within the book will enable you to create an environment that makes for a better experience for you and your athletes.
This book has got stories and experiences from coaches at the top of their game across different sports, including First Team Managers, Head Coaches, Academy Managers and Elite Youth Coaches.
A lot of people talk about sports from a technical and tactical standpoint, but it’s only a tiny part of coaching. The best coaches across all sports generally get success because of their ability to connect and relate to their athletes. They are able to enhance the learning environment for athletes, make athletes feel better about what it is they do, and in turn optimise the athletes performances, regardless of their age.
You will learn techniques around:
- How you can optimise your athletes learning
- How you can optimise you athletes performance
- How you can optimise the environment you coach in
- How you can make you athletes feel better about what it is they do
Just image if you could become a more highly effective coach through the use of connection and communication.
I am big into the subtle things that help people feel good. This book is based around improving how your athletes feels and performs. The better they feel, the better they’re likely to perform.- Mick Beale
The book is dedicated to Dick Bate, a former PFA member who passed in 2018 from a brain tumour. A percentage of the proceeds will go to the Giles Trust, the brain tumour charity.
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