Aug 18, 2017
In this episode: A fantastic show with one of the worlds truly great coaches Michael Hebron. No matter what sport you want to improve at you will find absolute gems of wisdom in this session. Even if you are just keen to find out more about learning this is a must listen to show. It has a golf theme but the lessons can be applied to any area of life.
During the show Michael talks about:
How he had a lightbulb moment that changed the direction of his coaching forever.
How coaching with just information is ignoring the emotional aspect to learning and how this will always limit progress.
The way information is shared MATTERS
People often think there is something wrong that needs fixing this then creates a chemical reaction in the brain that restricts learning.
How we actually learn is different from how we think we learn.
How your environment has a hug impact on the way you learn.
The ‘lie’ of consistency. It is a myth. Great players are inconsistent. They just handle the inconsistency better than others.
Don’t call it practice, call it training. If you call it practice you will ridicule the poor shots.
Improve your response to poor outcomes.
Your brain and body ‘know’ how to do it.
Stop trying to predict the un predictable
What you should actually be thinking over the ball.
How incredible learning can actually take place in the brain at night.
Everything we do has an emotional component.
The wisdom of John Jacobs and how he could see through the illusion
Great coaching is about changing concepts not swing positions
Change concepts not habits
See the game differently
How you brain doesn’t respond well to detail in a motor learning environment
How your body responds to motion. The basic idea is about motion.
How you can transform your whole game on the putting green.
Things are ‘different’ not better or worse.
How as a coach you give people tools to develop
How the golf industry has pushed perfection over participation to the great detriment of the game.
How the golf ‘experience’ is more powerful than trying to get it right.
The 3 factor that are guaranteed to stop you learning.
Winning when you are less than your best.
How to become a great coach.
The way information is shared matters.
How to practice much more efficiently.
Why good players hit bad shots.