2 hr 5 min

EvelChat #26 “We Never Stand in the Same River Twice…”: A Chat with Shawn Myszka‪.‬ EvelChat

    • Sports

In this episode of EvelChat Derek and Movement Expert and Skill Acquisition Coach Shawn Myszka discuss learning, teaching and technical development within the context of one of sport’s most complex movement challenges, the Hammer Throw.
Shawn has served primarily as a Personal Performance Advisor and Movement Skill Acquisition Coach for National Football League (NFL) players since 2008, working with approximately 12 players each year and has partnered with 5 NFL All-Pro selections and 12 NFL Pro Bowl Team members.
You can find Shawn’s full bio at https://emergentmvmt.com/about/ (https://emergentmvmt.com/about/)
Shawn’s website: https://emergentmvmt.com/ (https://emergentmvmt.com)
You can find Shawn on Twitter at @movementmiyagi
Topics:
Coaching in northern environments and innovation
Skill development in varying conditions
Facilitating skill development as opposed to imparting a technical model (Ecological Dynamics)
Unique technical and physical elements of the hammer throw
Nikolai Bernstein’s ideas on problem solving
The functional adaptive relationship between the athlete and performance
Movement as a problem-solving process
Drills vs. whole movement learning
A coach’s place in the learning process
Global movements and coaching beginners
Creating dexterity and “Bulletproofness” in technical development
The line between fostering individual problem-solving solutions and facilitating ineffective technique
Barry Sanders and chasing technical models
“Adaptability Zone” and the confluence of constraints
Considering Emergence in movement learning
Global vs. Part learning with beginners
Ego and coaching technical models
Authenticity and problem solving “on the fly”
Creating / exposing athletes to different environments
The line between ‘thinking’ and moving instinctively.
One-on-one coaching and over-coaching

In this episode of EvelChat Derek and Movement Expert and Skill Acquisition Coach Shawn Myszka discuss learning, teaching and technical development within the context of one of sport’s most complex movement challenges, the Hammer Throw.
Shawn has served primarily as a Personal Performance Advisor and Movement Skill Acquisition Coach for National Football League (NFL) players since 2008, working with approximately 12 players each year and has partnered with 5 NFL All-Pro selections and 12 NFL Pro Bowl Team members.
You can find Shawn’s full bio at https://emergentmvmt.com/about/ (https://emergentmvmt.com/about/)
Shawn’s website: https://emergentmvmt.com/ (https://emergentmvmt.com)
You can find Shawn on Twitter at @movementmiyagi
Topics:
Coaching in northern environments and innovation
Skill development in varying conditions
Facilitating skill development as opposed to imparting a technical model (Ecological Dynamics)
Unique technical and physical elements of the hammer throw
Nikolai Bernstein’s ideas on problem solving
The functional adaptive relationship between the athlete and performance
Movement as a problem-solving process
Drills vs. whole movement learning
A coach’s place in the learning process
Global movements and coaching beginners
Creating dexterity and “Bulletproofness” in technical development
The line between fostering individual problem-solving solutions and facilitating ineffective technique
Barry Sanders and chasing technical models
“Adaptability Zone” and the confluence of constraints
Considering Emergence in movement learning
Global vs. Part learning with beginners
Ego and coaching technical models
Authenticity and problem solving “on the fly”
Creating / exposing athletes to different environments
The line between ‘thinking’ and moving instinctively.
One-on-one coaching and over-coaching

2 hr 5 min

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