We are living in the 21st century and thanks to utilities like Google, filling our mental pools with knowledge has become almost effortless. The difficulty we now face is teaching our brains to swim efficiently in this information economy.
In part 1 of my conversation former Olympic coach Sean Hutchison and I delve into how his attitude towards learning allowed him to become a world class swimming coach. In part two we’ll hear how he is using neuroscience to encourage accelerated learning in swimmers and many other athletes.
- How Sean’s Olympic coaching career started (3:50)
- Reflecting on the factors that made him successful (9:06)
- One of the smartest things Sean ever did as a young coach (14:05)
- The inevitable future of technology and sport (21:53)
- Future threats to coaching (27:32)
- Identifying and learning worthwhile skills (29:08)
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