- 1:04 - What are pre-mortems and post-mortems and where did they come from?
- Note: this idea is also referenced by Angie Akers in this previous CYBO episode: https://www.blog.goldmedalsquared.com/podcast/episode/3c92044d/preparing-for-the-olympics-with-angie-akers
- 4:05 - John’s thoughts on what the most important principles coaches should understand or learn before implementing pre-mortem exercises.
- 9:38 - Given the maturity needed to properly execute pre-mortem exercises, at what age group can be considered the starting point or cutoff at which these exercises can begin to be implemented?
- 13:50 - How can coaches tell when players have developed a strong relationship with their teammates and reached a point of maturity where pre-mortem exercises can be implemented?
- 16:40 - Should pre-mortems be changed or implemented in a different way based on the skill or success of teams?
- 19:14 - How to encourage players to open up to coaches and their teammates and communicate their feelings and thoughts freely.
- 25:54 - How to determine which idea should be prioritized among the others
- 29:03 - Have there been common themes that emerge when implementing pre-mortem exercises across different sports?
- 33:22 - After identifying the initial issue or focus, what is the next step to be taken?
- Using the A-Team and the problem of humidity when competing as the example
- 39:30 - What kind of changes did John Mayer’s implementation of pre-mortem exercises make by the end of the season?
- 43:18 - John’s book recommendations for coaches.
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