Posts Tagged 'Football Leadership'

How Bill Belichick Quizzes to Improve Performance

In the following excerpt from The Football Coach’s Game Plan for Leadership, this chapter breaks down how Bill Belichick uses random quizzes to have the best prepared team in the NFL.

So how does he drill information into his players so that the retention is so successful? It’s called random quizzing and his players don’t care for this type of coaching, but the benefits are obvious.

The questions can be things that are noticed on film—like a subtle trait of ...

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Urban Meyer’s On-Edge Teaching Style

Urban Meyer is all about finding the most efficient ways to educate his players about the intricacies of his high-powered offense. He has a teaching approach that is increasingly popular in academic circles, but still mostly unheard of in the world of football coaching: flipping the classroom.

In this excerpt from the book: The Football Coach’s Game Plan for Leadership, get powerful insights on coaching philosophy from Meyer and dozens more football legends on preparing to win.

In academics, flipped ...

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7 Mistakes that Derail Successful Recruiting

When it comes to the bottom line on recruiting today’s top high school athletes, parallels can be drawn from the business side of selling. Losing sales, just like losing top recruits, can be very easy. You can learn from the following mistakes sales people make in the business world as compiled by sales guru Tom Hopkins.  This is an adapted list of his ‘Top 7 Sales Mistakes.’

Sales Mistake #1: Lack of confidence or excitement about the institution you represent. If ...

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