Moderately Satisfied Don Werner Our Sensei is the biography of the legendary Pinewood judo coach written through the eyes of two of his pupils, Nicola Fairbrother and Karen Roberts. The story of one man, a sensei who made thousands of lives brighter, bigger and better. Don Werner coached for 55 years during which time he produced 4 world champions, 296 British Champions, 132 black belts, 9 European titles and 1 Olympic medal. But his real legacy lives on in al those he taught.
In The Talent Code, award-winning journalist Daniel Coyle draws on cutting-edge research to reveal that, far from being some abstract mystical power fixed at birth, ability really can be created and nurtured. In the process, he considers talent at work in venues as diverse as a music school in Dallas and a tennis academy near Moscow to demonstrate how the wiring of our brains can be transformed by the way we approach particular tasks. He explains what is really going on when apparently unremarkable people suddenly make a major leap forward. He reveals why some teaching methods are so much more effective than others. Above all, he shows how all of us can achieve our full potential if we set about training our brains in the right way.
This book is about helping coaches coach. "Applying Educational Psychology in Coaching Athletes" discusses how to improve coaching success and athletic performance through the application of teaching principles and theories. Delving deeper than simply offering an explanation of what athletes learn and what coaches teach, it provides insight into the principles of psychology that drive the emotions, motivation, expectations, self-worth and relationships of athletes
Positive attacking in throwing and ground work is at the heart of all the best judo. This is a fundamental attitude of world champions Katsuhihiko Kashiwazaki and Hidetoshi Nakanishi, who are now among the foremost teachers in Japan. But this boldness must be based on a sound technical understanding. Attacking Judo is a new concept in judo publishing based on simple drawings rather than long complex explanations.