1 hr 13 min

Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World with David Epstein, NYT bestselling author of Range and The Sports Gene Way of Champions Podcast

David Epstein is the author of Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World, and of the New York Times bestseller The Sports Gene. He has master's degrees in environmental science and journalism and has worked as an investigative reporter for ProPublica and a senior writer for Sports Illustrated. He lives in Washington, DC.
 
Highlights from the Podcast:
Min 2: The debate between Epstein and Gladwell, and why the 10,000 rule is wrong
Min 10: "Breadth of training predicts breadth of transfer”
Min 23: "Teaching with hints”
Min 28: How to use “spacing" to increase learning  
Min 33: Why current performance is not a good indication of learning
Min 40: Sport sampling and the fear of leaving the “sports pipeline” 
Min 48: The world's finest youth academy is not the best developmental system
Min 55: The diversity of movement and lowering the chance of overuse injury
Min 59: The true meaning of GRIT and the studies that explain it
 
Resources Mentioned:
The debate between Epstein and Gladwell [video]
Joy of the People [article] 
Relative age at U17 euros [article] 
Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman [book]
The Talent Lab: The secret to finding, creating and sustaining success by Simon Timson [book]
Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth [book]
 
Books by David Epstein:
Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World [link] 
The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance [link] 
The Talent Lab: The secret to finding, creating and sustaining success [link] 
 
Connect with David Epstein
Website: https://www.davidepstein.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/DavidEpstein
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CONFERENCE
Way of Champions Conference will be in Denver, CO on August 2-4. Visit https://changingthegameproject.com/wocconference for more information! 
 
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Become a Podcast Champion! …and get FREE access to ALL of our online courses.
 
We are now offering you the ability to contribute as a Podcast Champion, (https://www.patreon.com/wayofchampions)for as little as a cup of coffee per month (OK its a Venti Mocha), to help us up the ante and provide even better interviews, better sound, and an overall enhanced experience. Plus, as a $10 per month Podcast Super-Champion, you will have access to never before released and bonus material, including:
Downloadable transcripts of the podcasts, so you don't have to crash your car trying to take notes!
A monthly discussion with John, James, Jerry, and other special guests talking about the previous month's episodes and answering some of the FAQs we received that month
A code to get free access to our online course called "Coaching Mastery," usually a $97 course, but yours for free for becoming a patron. 
Access to an online community of coaches like you who are dedicated listeners of the podcast, and will be able to answer your questions and share their coaching experiences.
Thank you for all your support these past two years, and a special big thank you to all of you who become part of our inner circle, our patrons, who will enable us to take our podcast to the next level. https://www.patreon.com/wayofchampions
 
Visit us on:
Web: https://changingthegameproject.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ctgprojecthq
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChangingTheGameProject/
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iTunes: http://bit.ly/wocpodcast

David Epstein is the author of Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World, and of the New York Times bestseller The Sports Gene. He has master's degrees in environmental science and journalism and has worked as an investigative reporter for ProPublica and a senior writer for Sports Illustrated. He lives in Washington, DC.
 
Highlights from the Podcast:
Min 2: The debate between Epstein and Gladwell, and why the 10,000 rule is wrong
Min 10: "Breadth of training predicts breadth of transfer”
Min 23: "Teaching with hints”
Min 28: How to use “spacing" to increase learning  
Min 33: Why current performance is not a good indication of learning
Min 40: Sport sampling and the fear of leaving the “sports pipeline” 
Min 48: The world's finest youth academy is not the best developmental system
Min 55: The diversity of movement and lowering the chance of overuse injury
Min 59: The true meaning of GRIT and the studies that explain it
 
Resources Mentioned:
The debate between Epstein and Gladwell [video]
Joy of the People [article] 
Relative age at U17 euros [article] 
Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman [book]
The Talent Lab: The secret to finding, creating and sustaining success by Simon Timson [book]
Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth [book]
 
Books by David Epstein:
Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World [link] 
The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance [link] 
The Talent Lab: The secret to finding, creating and sustaining success [link] 
 
Connect with David Epstein
Website: https://www.davidepstein.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/DavidEpstein
-------
Announcements for Changing The Game Project:
 
CONFERENCE
Way of Champions Conference will be in Denver, CO on August 2-4. Visit https://changingthegameproject.com/wocconference for more information! 
 
SUPPORT THE PODCAST!
Become a Podcast Champion! …and get FREE access to ALL of our online courses.
 
We are now offering you the ability to contribute as a Podcast Champion, (https://www.patreon.com/wayofchampions)for as little as a cup of coffee per month (OK its a Venti Mocha), to help us up the ante and provide even better interviews, better sound, and an overall enhanced experience. Plus, as a $10 per month Podcast Super-Champion, you will have access to never before released and bonus material, including:
Downloadable transcripts of the podcasts, so you don't have to crash your car trying to take notes!
A monthly discussion with John, James, Jerry, and other special guests talking about the previous month's episodes and answering some of the FAQs we received that month
A code to get free access to our online course called "Coaching Mastery," usually a $97 course, but yours for free for becoming a patron. 
Access to an online community of coaches like you who are dedicated listeners of the podcast, and will be able to answer your questions and share their coaching experiences.
Thank you for all your support these past two years, and a special big thank you to all of you who become part of our inner circle, our patrons, who will enable us to take our podcast to the next level. https://www.patreon.com/wayofchampions
 
Visit us on:
Web: https://changingthegameproject.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ctgprojecthq
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChangingTheGameProject/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ctgprojecthq/
iTunes: http://bit.ly/wocpodcast

1 hr 13 min