Dec 19, 2021
EvelChat #25 “The Solution Has To Come From Them…”: A Chat with Stu McMillan.
Play • 1 hr 12 min

In this 2nd of back-to-back episodes of EvelChat with our buddy Stu McMillan, Derek & Stu discuss learning & skill acquisition.

Topics include:

  • Stu’s a “People Person”
  • Skill stability & the edges of the technical bandwidth 
  • Performance vs. learning sessions
  • Variability & the range of accepted movement within a technical model
  • The “problem in the hammer throw” 
  • Technique vs. Skill 
  • Development coaching vs. Elite coaching
  • The content vs. the context of a movement
  • Removing context to help an athlete learn more
  • Challenging athletes to move more effectively
  • Prescription vs. facilitation
  • Changing an athlete’s technical model
  • Guiding the athlete to solve their own technical solutions.

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