This week on the Way of Champions Podcast we welcome Stephen Rollnick, Honorary Distinguished Professor in the School of Medicine in Cardiff University, Wales, UK with a research record focused on good practice in efforts to promote change and behaviour change among patients, clients and the practitioners who serve them. We dive into the difference between a guide and an instructor, how we can be deficit detectives, and some practical ways of receiving feedback as coaches. Check out his book, Coaching Athletes to Be Their Best: Motivational Interviewing in Sports (Applications of Motivational Interviewing) https://amzn.to/3gCzolA. Also, you can visit his website at https://www.stephenrollnick.com/
Highlights from the Podcast:
– What is the difference between a guide and an instructor?
– Going from directing to empathizing for motivating athletes
– The processes of motivational interviewing.
– What is the “ask-offer-ask” strategy?
– Dr. Rollnick explains the “righting reflex”
– What is an empathic listening statement?
– Responding in an intentional way to establish trust between a coach and an athlete
More about Stephen Rollnick:
Stephen Rollnick provides consultancy, mentorship and training on the subjects of motivation, change, teamwork and Motivational Interviewing. Stephen is also a clinical psychologist with many years of experience in service provision and in the training of practitioners. This work, much of it on motivational interviewing (MI), has taken him into diverse cultures and settings. He has now retired to focus on training, writing and consultancy, in the fields of healthcare and sport.
Stephen is a co-founder of Motivational Interviewing. His work has included support to programmes for pregnant teens, children with HIV-AIDS in Africa and medication adherence in different areas. He is a co-founder of PATA (Paediatric Aids Treatment for Africa) and the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT), an international network for trainers. He is the co-author of Motivational Interviewing: Helping People Change (Miller and Rollnick, 1991; 2001 & 2012), Health Behaviour Change: A Guide for Practitioners (Rollnick, Mason & Butler, 1999) and Motivational Interviewing in Health Care (Rollnick, Miller & Butler, 2008), Motivational Interviewing in Schools (2016) and is completing a book on motivational interviewing for sports coaches.
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