Worldwide Athlete Development . A post From Brian Grasso.
I just got back from Australia…
…. And let me tell you – I am jet lagged!
The trip home from locations that far away are always
I ended up flying from Melbourne to Auckland – Auckland to
Los Angeles – Los Angeles to Chicago.
Total time = 28 hours.
But it was worth every second.
Not only is it an honor to get invited to share my
knowledge worldwide, but it’s also incredibly enlightening
to sit in the audience and learn from other athlete development professionals.
Most of whom you may never have heard of.
This past week in Melbourne, I had the sincere pleasure of learning from my athlete development co-presenters, Douglas Heel from South Africa and Paul Taylor from Ireland.
And although we didn’t prepare any topics together,
we all ended up talking about the same general thing –
Not one second of time was spent on discussing sets,
reps, exercises or programming.
All three of us lectured on the importance of
communication when it comes to your clients and athletes.
And our messages were 100% congruous:
The program doesn’t matter if your clients don’t
‘buy into’ the message.
Paul discussed this topic from his perspective as a
human behavior specialist.
Douglas from his specialty of sports medicine.
And of course I presented my take on the topic from
the perspective of a coach.
:: How do you coach young athletes who have different
personalities and learning styles?
:: What is the approach you use with high skill athletes
versus low skill athletes?
:: Why communication is the most important, but most
misunderstood part of producing champion athletes?
These are the main questions I answered during my two
And the reality is that I took every second of my
presentation from the material contained in Complete
Not only has this all-inclusive package become known
worldwide as the number one collection of speed, strength,
flexibility and coordination athlete development training for
young athletes, but it also contains my own personal
coaching template that teaches you how to get the very
best out of each and every one of your young athletes.
I was overwhelmed at the conclusion of my seminar to
see and hear the audience so incredibly appreciative of
the information I provided.
Time for you to look at Complete Athletes Development and
see for yourself why ‘communication’ is the most critical
factor to developing championship young athletes.
Here’s a link for you to look at –
I’m off to get some sleep…
‘Till next time,