| | EP 369 – The Language of Coaching with Nick Winkelman

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1 hr 34 min listen

Cue, Do, and Debrief

Coach and Author, Nick Winkelman [@nickwinkelman] joins The Crew for the second time to discuss his book, The Language of Coaching. In the book, Nick dives deep into how instruction, feedback, and cueing can significantly affect training outcomes. This includes getting your athletes to take an active interest in their own learning so that their behaviors become an automatic part of their performance. Refining your coaching skills requires more than just modifying how you communicate with your athletes. It also demands that you ask yourself WHY you coach. Stay tuned, young grasshopper.

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There is far more to coaching than barking out commands and the occasional motivational speech. There is an entire language embedded in the practice and to become proficient in guiding your athletes towards excellence, you must become fluent in that language. Nick Winkelman joins us this week to discuss his book, The Language of Coaching, and break down the most effective way to impact performance. Communication is key not only for achieving the end result but also to make yourself indispensable to your stakeholders. Nick has a career of doing just that and is here to give coaches, new and seasoned, his greatest tips to succeed

Empower Your Performance

You can find Nick Winkelman on instagram under @NickWinkelman and his book on Amazon or TheLanguageOfCoaching.com.

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John Welbourn is CEO of Power Athlete and Fuse Move. He is also creator of the online training phenomena, Johnnie WOD. He is a 9 year veteran of the NFL. John was drafted with the 97th pick in 1999 NFL Draft and went on to be a starter for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1999-2003, appearing in 3 NFC Championship games, and for starter for the Kansas City Chiefs from 2004-2007. In 2008, he played with the New England Patriots until an injury ended his season early with him retiring in 2009. Over the course of his career, John has started over 100 games and has 10 play-off appearances. He was a four year lettermen while playing football at the University of California at Berkeley. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in Rhetoric in 1998. John has worked with the MLB, NFL, NHL, Olympic athletes and Military. He travels the world lecturing on performance and nutrition for Power Athlete. You can catch up with John as his personal blog on training, food and life, Talk To Me Johnnie and at Power Athlete.


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