In my experience, the most effective coaches are always looking for any trick or technique to evolve their programs and get more out of each workout, drill, practice, etc.
I’m also a big believer in involving my athletes in their training. If kids feel like they’re an active part of the training process (as opposed to simply being told what to do day in and day out), they’ll work harder.
With these two ideas in mind, I’ve stumbled across an extremely easy way to make every element of your program better starting at your next practice or training session…
You’ve probably used this before, but maybe not as a deliberate component of your overall program assessment.
What is it? The ‘On a scale from 1 – 10…’ question.
After every workout, practice or training session, I ask my athletes this simple question: