Coach K's stories are just great. It was a book that gave a lot of great advice on how to live your life. By writing this book, Coach K hopes to guide the reader to success, just as he did for his players. I Beyond Basketball is a book that sees past the crowd, fans, players, score, wins and losses. It's a great book for anyone that plays any sport, he separates the chapters into different goals each time. It's not full of information and statistical analysis-which is a breath of fresh air from some of the other leadership focused books. A friend is someone that has your back, and is unconditional.
Well Coach K does, and this book goes in depth about the lessons that come with it. This book is good because it is straight to it, Coach K did not really focus on his life story or basketball. In this new book, he reveals his tips, advice, and time-tested guidance on how he coaches and educates his players about life beyond the basketball court. Coach K's reputation as a teacher of young men has transcended his extraordinary success as a coach. He co-wrote with his daughter. So how does Coach K do it? This is a great book for athletes, coaches, and anyone looking to improve themselves in life. He graduated with a B.
He uses application, evaluation, and deep understanding of these words, to go beyond just basketball. Coach K goes beyond the dictionary definitions of the words he spotlights in this book and illustrates meanings with inspiring episodes. Grant threw the ball to Christian, as promised, and Christian caught the ball, dribbled once, turned around, and took our team's collective shot. When I show them my fist and they show me theirs, we remind one another of the five words that will bring us together and allow us to be the strongest we can be. They can be used on the basketball court, in business, family, or other settings. Cody Jones Bryan Neuschwander English 2 12 December 2016 The book Beyond Basketball by Mike Krzyzewski is a Bibliography about Mike Krzyzewski's like and coaching career. His mother and I would constantly call out Beyond Words This book is so worthwhile for anyone, but especially parents of athletes and any young people with an interest in basketball, coaching, teaching, etc.
How does this one compare? They have made a commitment to establish, tweak, and repeat positive habits in everything they do. Since it would be classified as a self help or self improvement book it is set up in the very short chapter format. He uses these keywords every day to motivate, teach, and inspire his players on and off the court. These words bring emotion, happiness, and pride to Coach and the Duke Blue Devils. He will tell me the word and what it means.
When a player gets upset or looses focus, all they have to do is remember the word and get back on track. I'll follow up with how do you think your attitude is right now? In an effort to tell the complete story of basketball in all its fascinating dimensions, acclaimed authors Jackie MacMullan, Rafe Bartholomew, and Dan Klores have compiled nearly a thousand hours' worth of interviews with a staggering number of basketball greats. I was skimming through a couple of books, and this one really caught my eye. Not all of this book is advice, but some of it is simply values that we need to emphasize more. You'll hear fun stories about his teams, family, or personal history. I was able to use this book as motivation for the season that was to come.
The Coach talked about his players owning these words and all that they were about. Coach K is one of the most famous and successful coaches of basketball ever. He talks about keeping friends and family close, because they will always be their to lift you up from tough situations. That is his symbol that all 5 players need to work together, united, because they are stronger together as a fist than individually. My favorite of all of Coach K's books. Any basketball player should read this book based on the fact that basketball players may understand it a bit better; though the lessons Coach K explains may be beneficial to anyone no matter their interests, which makes this book truly special.
For example, Chapter 3 is about balance. This book took thirty eight words, everything from adaptability to work and defined what those words meant to the coach and gave an example or two of how those words were used and practiced in the Duke basketball program. The comfort and support from your family os one of the most important things in life. This little treasure was incredibly simple but filled with stories to inspire you to live a great life. Friendship is one of the most precious things in life.
There are many great people working with our young adults today. Mike Krzyzewski has a one of a kind book that is uplifting and interesting to read. . When I first started reading it, the basketball season had just started. Coach K takes one word that means something to him, and tells a story about that word. You have to always be trying to get better. He also talks about being motivated in everything you do.
If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be? Yes, everyone respects Coach K. Coach K's reputation as a teacher of young men has transcended his extraordinary success as a coach. I think the theme of this book is success as a leader. I thought that it was a great book for people that play any sports. If it was a negative word than the lesson was in learning how to overcome these things in your team or group. As a coach myself I've taken Coach K's one word approach and passed it on to my team. The coach lifts us up to new levels with his short chapters on important words to anyone who aspires to greatness.
I liked this book because each Beyond Basketball is a book written by Mike Krzyzewski. He seperates the chapters into certain goals that you should carry and what characteristics should be important to you. The same practical wisdom applies to business and other organizational efforts. I'd recommend it to someone looking for a simple r First off, I'd go to war for Coach K. This kind of annoyed me at first but as i read more and more of the book I got used to it and I definitely enjoyed this book a lot more than i thought i would. To me, that was what was cool about it.