Practice Makes . . . Better

We’ve all heard: “Practice Makes PERFECT” throughout our lives. I, personally, have some philosophical differences with the reality of achieving “Perfect” because that something that seems to show randomly in the form of moments of brilliance. We might see a sports team pull off a FLAWLESS execution of their strategy with a seemingly effortless performance […]

Fundamentals – YAWN – STRETCH – BORING!

NECESSARY! Every successful sports team with which I’ve had the privilege of participating, coaching, and/or managing got successful because of HOURS and HOURS of the tedious and banal work of drilling the fundamentals ad nausium. In the Army, it was “Drill and ceremony” On the soccer field, it’s dribbling, juggling, “catching,” and passing. Some of […]