One thing that many notable athletes have in common is a great coach/trainer behind them.
- Tom Brady has Bill Belichick.
- Rocky Balboa had Mickey.
- And “Daniel-san” had Mr. Miyagi.
Yeah, I know the last two are movie references. Still works.
Basically, any athlete (real or fictional) can benefit from the wise words of a good coach, someone who can identify your shortcomings and give you advice to help you become better at what you do.
I wholeheartedly agree. And that is why after seven years of running, I’ve finally decided to hire an individual running coach.
While I’ve certainly improved since the first day I laced up my running shoes back in the fall of 2008, I feel I’ve kind of plateaued on my own in the last few years and some outside help might be just what I need to keep getting better and stay motivated. Read the rest of this entry