#85: The Importance Of High Standards In Coaching And Life with Brian Ford

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Swimming Coach, Brian Ford is the Head Coach of the Traralgon Swimming Club since 1997. He was a National Age swimmer in the 1970s. He is a firm believer in discipline and strong communication. If you want to learn about the importance of discipline, enthusiasm and being a people person, listen in as my dad shares his life lessons and expertise as a seasoned swimming coach.

04:58 - Meet Brian Ford

07:50 - Why reputation is important.

08:55 - When to Draw The Line Between Being a Coach and Being a Parent

16:00 - Micromanaging vs Delegating

22:41 - Basic Principles in Dealing with People

30:45 - On Being Careful with Who You Hang Out With

33:30 - "Every opportunity is an opportunity to give as much as you can."

35:30 - This is the way I am as a coach...

38:17 - Why It's Okay to Coach with a Lot of Enthusiasm

40:20 - To Care or Not to Care?

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