Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Lesson from the Coach

I knew a baseball coach who started every season by having the parents of his players go out on the field. He placed the kids in the stands and simulated game situations for the parents. He told the kids to shout out instructions for every play at the top of their lungs as the play was developing. "Get the guy at second." "Home, home, throw it home." The parents noticed that while they were making split second decisions about where to throw the ball or what to do in the field, they had no recollection of anything the kids were yelling from the stands.

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