It's Share & Tell, not Show & Tell
I have always been a “show me, leader,” but now I like to call it “share me, leader!” I’ll share with you what I can do. I not only SHARE with you, but I also SHOW YOU and it’s at a very high level. I will then share with you how YOU can succeed too.
Early in my player development career and even now, some peers and people misinterpret my intent & they don’t understand my actions. They think I’m showing off, reliving my playing days or think the workout is all about showing what I know and can do. Let me break it down for you so future leaders/coaches can possibly add this to their toolbox.
1) You don’t have to demonstrate to connect and reach players. You can still be a great coach and teacher, but when you do, it has to be impactful, dynamic, authentic and unique. It gets them engaged and you have their attention for more than 7 seconds.
3) The best lesson, speech, sermon I can give my players is the one I’m LIVING. I bring my teaching points to LIFE! I tell you and I show you, that’s genuine. Players and young people are cravings for real adult role models.
The Good ones explain, the GREAT ones explain and show
I believe Jesus Christ was the greatest teacher the World has ever seen or will see. He told you about miracles and he performed them. I use the example of his EXPLANATION AND DEMONSTRATION model.
I try to show kids how they can take their mind and body to a place where they have never been. To a place of their greatest potential!
My entire philosophy is to show you my strengths so we can connect and start the process to IMPROVE YOUR’S!
YOU BUILD YOURSELF UP TO GIVE YOUR STRENGTHS AWAY!