Dec 29, 2020
EvelChat #3: "The Context" A Chat with Stu McMillan
Play • 2 hr 2 min

In this episode, Derek and Stu discuss:

  • Jazz, entrainment & the crossover to rhythm & sport performance
  • Why music isn’t wallpaper
  • Hifi, active listening & the similarities to expert analysis & coaching
  • “Watching” vs. “examining” in coaching
  • The danger of over-analysis 
  • Mastery as ‘simplicity on the other side of complexity’
  • The problem of reductionism vs. amalgamation in study & coaching practice
  • Matt Jordan's First Principles of Periodization
  • ‘Lymbic Friction’ Stu’s plan for self-obliteration
  • Self-reflection and motivations for coaching
  • Communication & context in coaching education
  • The ALTIS Endurance Course
  • “Movement Expression Quality” & a universal term for speed
  • Speed as both an “Energetically Determined Conditioning Ability” and an “Information Oriented Coordinative Skill” 


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