The Perfect Pass: Additional Notes

What can coaches learn from The Perfect Pass that goes beyond football?

I’m trying out a new feature where I write about a book I read recently and its applications to basketball, as well as provide some extra, in-depth notes to subscribers. These are the additional notes. If you missed the original article, you can find it here. If you like this and want to see more articles like this, please let me know via email, Twitter, or on the discussion board.

On its surface, The Perfect Pass was about the transformation of football from an overwhelmingly running sport to a passing sport. But the story of Hal Mumme’s success was, in my mind, as much about how he coached as what he coached. I tried to include as much of this as I could in my article, because I found it fascinating. But I wanted to expand on the coaching aspect specifically with some additional notes.

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