On the way to India, Coach Paddy Upton and Gary Kirsten had only two objectives — winning the 2011 World Cup and becoming number one in Tests.
Through this book, Upton reveals how he and coach Kirsten achieved these two objectives. Upton discusses how they formed a strong team culture and a fine work ethic.
This book sheds light on the principles of coaching, illustrates the complexities of the mind, and reveals that mentoring is not about preaching but it is about being one among the athletes, sharing their anxieties and lending idea.
Here's what can be learnt :
Endure Fear And Failure:
Know When To Coach And When Not To:
A piece of priceless advice that Dhoni once dished out to Upton — “It is not essential that you have to speak all the time.”
Build Self Organizing Teams:
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