Episode 18 features Coach Darryl Belfry. Coach Belfry is the author of an incredible book called, “Belfry Hockey: Strategies to teach the WORLD’S BEST ATHLETES”. We HIGHLY recommend this book to anyone who simply wants to become a better teacher! In this episode, we dive into the mind of someone who has had a very unique experience and perspective in the game of hockey. Coach Belfry has had the opportunity to work with the best of the best in the NHL today. Players like Patrick Kane, Sidney Crosby, Auston Matthews and John Tavares, are just a few of the household names he influences with his teaching wisdom.
In this episode, we took the opportunity to dive deeper into the history of some core concepts that make up Coach Belfry’s philosophy. Topics include: What is the fundamental difference between Coaching and Teaching? How do you develop your line of questioning as a coach, and why questions are at the core of your teaching process. Why is focusing on a players strengths, such a valuable long term approach to influencing and teaching players? And...How does your environment play into your own development process as a coach? These are just a handful of the core concepts we dive into in this episode. Get your pen and paper ready!!
Coach Darryl Belfry is truly a modern-day Spider-Man of teaching wisdom and knowledge!
After listening to this episode, you’ll understand why;)