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The Education of a Coach

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More than six years after his death, David Halberstam remains one of this country's most respected journalists and revered authorities on American life and history in the years since WWII. A Pulitzer Prize winner for his groundbreaking reporting on the Vietnam War, Halberstam wrote more than 20 books, almost all of them best sellers. His work has stood the test of time and has become the standard by which all journalists measure themselves.

Bill Belichick's 31 years in the NFL have been marked by amazing success - most recently with the New England Patriots. In this groundbreaking book, The Education of a Coach, David Halberstam explores the nuances of both the game and the man behind it. He uncovers what makes Bill Belichick tick both on and off the field.

©2012 David Halberstam (P)2015 Hachette Audio

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  • jose
    7/04/17
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    "Good for NFL Junky"

    The narrator is good.

    The detail in the book is very good. Touches on the details of Belichick's upbringing as a coach's son and how it influenced him. The bottom line, this dude is obsessed with football and it is his passion. How great that Belichick gets to do what loves.

    You also get detail on the Cleveland Brown disaster, the Bledsoe controversy, NY Giant Super Bowls, and the Parcell relationship.

    Note, this book was published in 2005, after the 2004 Super Bowl win versus Philadelphia. There have been playoff loses, deflate-gate, Aaron Hernandez, Gronk, Almost Perfect Season, many coaching changes, Super Bowl loses, and losing Brady for a season in 2008.

    So, the good news is that the events after the book was written show that Belichick is as good as the book explains.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Arif Setiawan
    22/02/17
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    "Top notch. I really respect this Guy after reading"

    I learned a lot about what is takes to be the man who leads his team to 5 Super Bowl rings.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Dean
    17/01/17
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    "Good Overall. Very detailed"

    The only knock on this book is the organization. It jumps around chronologically. Beginning in early life then flashing to more present times and back. Other than that this was a very entertaining well put together book! Especially for coaches!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Richard Delgado Jr
    11/05/16
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    "awesome simply incredibly awesome. "

    I couldn't put it down simply incredible. love the narrator love book. an audiobook for the ages

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • pabesq
    Los Angeles, CA
    19/11/15
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    "solid, well crafted bio"

    strong story with a lot of support around what makes him such a unique coach and decison maker

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Kian Ameli
    California USA
    12/11/15
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    "Ouch"

    This book was written painful to listen to, despite my love of coaching. Scattered and disorganized I couldn't make it through half of the book.

    The voice work was nice though

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Cory R. Spann
    20/04/17
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    "The blueprint"

    This book kind of sums up what the Belichick system consists of. Scouting!! Great read and great education of coaching!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • bernard brannigan
    23/12/16
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    "Great"

    Very good book , well narrated ,easy to follow,highly recommend to coaches of all sports

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • debra Ramos
    25/10/16
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    "it was OK"

    too much jumping from past to present, I may have only got 1 thing out of this book. unfortunately I would not recommend it, and I am a true patriots fan.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Lancer 27
    Dallas
    13/10/16
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    "If you are a true fan."
    What did you love best about The Education of a Coach?

    I've read other books on Belechik, this had some great info...the reader was the reason for the 3 stars.


    What did you like best about this story?

    In depth details.


    What do you think the narrator could have done better?

    He preached, he didn't talk like he was telling a story.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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