Artificial intelligence, deep learning, and skill development

I have compared parents and coaches attempting to control the every movement of their children on a basketball court or soccer field to fantasy football. On Twitter, Innovate FC gave this type of behavior a more eloquent name: Playstation coaching. An article about robots and artificial intelligence provided another metaphor. […]

What makes an elite coach?

Almost since I started this blog I have been asking questions about the characteristics, traits, talents and skills of coaches, and offering my opinions as well as those published by others. In the most recent USOC Olympic Coach E-magazine, an article titled “Expert Coaches of High Performance Athletes” offers four characteristics: Elite coaches tend to Read more about What makes an elite coach?[…]