I, for one am still basking in the glory of the British & Irish Lions victory in Australia last weekend and a certain Andy Murray’s triumph at Wimbledon.
I’m not ashamed I shed a tear or two.
The Influence of the Coach
Step forward and take a bow Warren Gatland and Ivan Lendl coaches of the Lions and Andy Murray respectively.
I could go on - and thank you dear reader for your perseverance and loyalty – it’s simple: behind every top athlete is a top coach.
We have a couple of world renowned sporting events talking place right now and in the near future where the same effects of expert coaching can be witnessed.
Tour de France and Open Championship
Who can forget Bradley Wiggins (as he then was) last year and Chris Froome, as we speak, leading from the front through the help and assistance of their performance director Dave Brailsford (as he also then was)
And as we look forward to the Open Championship next week at Muirfield cast an eye back to last year’s winner Ernie Els, who took expert advice from the “eye doctor” Dr. Sherylle Calder to help with the visualisation of his putting. Case in point: Ernie Els holed a putt for a birdie on the 18th to effectively win the Championship.
Luke Donald (no knighthood on the way just yet) until this last year the World’s No 1 golfer enlisted the help of Jonny Wilkinson’s kicking Coach Dave Alred to help with dynamics of his swing. Luke Donald was the World’s No 29 at the time.
Dave Alred and Sherylle Calder were part of the Clive Woodward’s back room staff for England’s victorious World Cup Rugby team in 2003.
Andy Murray and Ivan Lendl
Nor is it a coincidence that Andy Murray (as David Cameron thinks he should not remain) dedicated his victory to his coach Ivan Lendl.
It may not be a stretch to say that without Lendl those the extra “two inches” that Andy Murray required to win Wimbledon may not have been possible without the coaching expertise of Ivan Lendl.
So What Could Your Law Firm Achieve with Coaching Excellence ?
The question for me is a rhetorical one.
An easy question for me when I was looking to kick-start my law firm website just after another great sporting occasion the Olympics Games in Beijing in 2008.
I sought out experts, and still do, to make my Clutton Cox website, the best it can be.
I positively devoured everything there is to know about creating great legal content for my website. And over the last 4 and half years managed to create in Clutton Cox one of the best law firm websites.
If you would like to get help with creating great legal content for your law firm websites I’d be delighted to coach you, mentor (and cajole if needs be) inspire and teach you all I know about blogging for your law firm.