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Framework of Success
SUCCESS Academy presents
THE WOODEN EFFECT BROADCAST EVENT
with Host Don Yaeger.
Join us as you take an in-depth look at the success attraction principles that allowed Coach Wooden to become such an influence and guiding light to so many.
You’ll be challenged to redefine your own meaning of success, and discover timeless principles for achieving true and lasting happiness.
In his nearly 40 years as a coach and teacher, John Wooden believed his greatest responsibility was to turn his players into mature and honorable young men, who were well prepared for life beyond basketball. This was known as the Wooden Effect. He felt students’ success should not only be measured by grades and wins alone, but also by heart and character. Wooden accomplished this with his countless teachings based in personal development. Learn about the legend and the legacy he leaves behind in a new documentary event.
Coach: The Life and Legacy of John R. Wooden
Join us for the premiere of this free documentary event. The documentary short entitled Coach: The Life and Legacy of John R. Wooden celebrates the lessons and life philosophy of the legendary UCLA basketball coach. Wooden’s legacy reaches so far that he is considered by many to be the 20th century’s most revered teacher and master mentor. You’ll see seldom-before-seen Wooden footage and interviews with some of the most successful coaches, athletes and thought leaders who were all influenced by Coach Wooden’s teachings and philosophies for a successful life. Watch now!
“Never mistake activity for achievement.” –John Wooden Coach John Wooden’s most insightful model to discuss his idea is the methodology he used to prepare, execute and improve his practices. He was not satisfied with simply having achievement in each activity, but...read more
A key element in the art of listening is to not be thinking about what you’re going to say while the other person is talking. Quieting your thoughts and really hearing the other person with an open mind sometimes requires a conscious effort. In How to Be like Coach...read more
“If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything. I’m positive that a doer makes mistakes.” –Coach John Wooden These two sentences become a mantra that sometimes pushes people beyond their fear. In the book How to Be Like Coach Wooden by Pat Williams,...read more
“You are not a failure until you start blaming others for your mistakes.” Related: Why You Should Always Give the Credit and Take the Blame This maxim of Coach John Wooden’s was a cornerstone of his approach to life. As with many of his principles, he learned it from...read more
Coach John Wooden said one of the most important things his father taught him was this: Never try to be better than someone else, but always be learning from others. Never cease trying to be the best you can be. One is under your control; the other isn’t. Related: 20...read more
Coach John Wooden had a clear set of priorities: faith, family and friends. He strived to have a balance between his personal and professional life. He believed that imbalance in one or the other creates vulnerability in both. This excerpt from How to be like Coach...read more
How the Wooden Effect shaped these successful people from all walks of life
Golden State’s Bob Myers and Steve Kerr
Steve Kerr and Bob Myers say UCLA coach John Wooden’s lessons and teachings helped them become the men they are today.
The UCLA women’s basketball coach shares how John Wooden’s lessons shaped her coaching career.