Tag Archives: John Wooden

Supercharge Your Teaching With Powerful Maxims!

A maxim is a short, memorable comment that quickly and concisely communicates an idea or concept.  The use of maxims is a very effective way to teach any subject, including the clarinet. One of my heroes, the legendary basketball coach John … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike’s Clarinet Teacher Tips: “Five Steps to Teaching”

As many of you know, I’m a huge fan of the late great John Wooden.  One of the many, many things I learned from him by reading his books, etc. is his “Four Laws of Learning.” “The four laws of learning … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike’s Clarinet Teacher Tips: Maximize Your Maxims

Using short, memorable comments during clarinet instruction is an effective way of quickly and concisely communicating an idea or concept. One of my heroes, John Wooden, was famous for his “Maxims.” (FYI, check out my recent John Wooden article HERE.) … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike’s Clarinet Teacher Tips: Encouragement and Motivation from John Wooden

It’s time for some inspiration from the late, great John Wooden. ClarinetMike says, “Watch the video above and read the tips below over and over and over. AND, show them to your students.” John Wooden (1910-2010) was a legendary UCLA basketball … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike’s 101 Clarinet Tips: #9 Maximize Your Maxims in Teaching!

Using short, memorable comments during clarinet instruction is an effective way of quickly and concisely communicating an idea or concept. One of my heroes, John Wooden, was famous for his “Maxims.” It is important that teachers consider and evaluate their … Continue reading

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Tip-Off 2013 with Inspiring John Wooden DVD

John Wooden (1910-2010) was a legendary UCLA basketball coach whose principles transcend sports. His ideas on leadership, performance, motivation, and success are powerful and life-changing. A friend of mine called him “an educational visionary.” Coach Wooden’s ideas have had a profound … Continue reading

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Free EBook TODAY: Coach Wooden by Pat Williams

A book on the legendary John Wooden is available TODAY for FREE download. See Press Release below. I haven’t read this one yet, but I’m sure it’s great! ClarinetMike says, “Get into John Wooden.” Just in time for March Madness, a … Continue reading

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