I highly recommend the book The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle to all parents, players and coaches. The book has been helpful shaping how we strive to create a positive, hockey-rich learning environment where players can improve their hockey skills in a profound way.
Below in bold please find concepts that Andrew Coyle developed in his book. In italicized, I have quoted Coyle and I also share how we implement Coyle’s concepts in our teachings.
Skill is myelin insulation that wraps neural circuits and that grows according to certain signals. The story of skill and talent is the …