The Coach as Trainer


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The Coach as Trainer
1010204 The Coach as TrainerLet's start with three images.First, imagine a lion tamer. Confronting those wild cats, a chair in one hand and a whip in the other, a lion tamer thrusts and lunges, the lions roar and claw, and then the tamer gets those huge hunks of ferocity to sit up on chairs, roll over, and otherwise shame their heritage.Second, a frequent scene from the Westerns has cowpokes sitting on the fence, watching one veteran bronc buster after another get thrown by a raging mustang."Nobody can break Fury," one grizzled vet asserts."Bet I could," says the fuzzy-cheeked new kid.The camera cuts to the kid, clinging to the infuriated horse that's whirling, bucking, trying to scrape the k…
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Marshall J. Cook; Laura Poole: Effective Coaching, Second Edition. The Coach as Trainer, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2011), AccessEngineering Export