9780809230419

Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections On and Off the Court

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  • ISBN13:

    9780809230419

  • ISBN10:

    0809230410

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1997-04-22
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

NATIONAL BESTSELLER "I am just a common man who is true to his beliefs."--John Wooden Evoking days gone by when coaches were respected as much for their off-court performances as for their success on the court,Woodenpresents the timeless wisdom of legendary basketball coach John Wooden. In honest and telling passages about virtually every aspect of life, Coach shares his personal philosophy on family, achievement, success, and excellence. Raised on a small farm in south-central Indiana, he offers lessons and wisdom learned throughout his career at UCLA, and life as a dedicated husband, father, and teacher. These lessons, along with personal letters from Bill Walton, Denny Crum, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Bob Costas, among others, have madeWooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections on and off the Courtan inspirational classic.

Author Biography

John Wooden is the former coach of the record-setting UCLA Bruins' basketball team, which won 10 national championships in 12 years.

Table of Contents

Preface

Part I: Families, Values, Virtues
Part II: Success, Achievement, Competition
Part III: Coaching, Teaching, Leading
Part IV: Putting It All Together: My Pyramid of Success

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