Bill Walsh: Finding the Winning Edge by Bill WalshWhen those who chronicle the history of the game list the individuals who had the greatest impact on the National Football League, Bill Walsh will clearly be among the names of Halas, Lombardi, Brown, Landry, Noll and Shula. But when you consider who has impacted the game most in terms of those who sought to copy, emulate, reproduce or extend a definable system, style or structure, Bill Walsh stands alone. In Finding the Winning Edge, the coach of three Super Bowl Championships illustrates and outlines the basic organizational, coaching and system philosophies that he has used throughout his career.
Finding the Winning Edge by Brian Billick, Bill Walsh and James Peterson (1997, Paperback)
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Former 49ers coach Bill Walsh talks about his philosophy of coaching. He hated it from the moment he retired at age 57, in January , days after winning his third Super Bowl as head coach of the 49ers. Bill Walsh had felt fried for years, and during that last season he was in "a claustrophobic panic," as a friend later described it. Or "just eking by," as his son Craig recalls. That season had been the most wrenching of his career, because the 49ers were not a great team. They were a team that happened to win it all, and the grind swallowed Walsh to the point that he was, as his son says, "like a zombie.
Prior to coaching the Ravens, he served as the offensive coordinator of the Minnesota Vikings. He lives in Maryland with his wife and family. About the Author After studying chemistry at the University of California at Berkeley, James Peterson fell in love with food while picking grapes for a winemaker in the south of France. Peterson has translated six French books on pastry and baking, and is the author of Sauces: Classical and Contemporary Sauce Making, the first edition of which was The James Beard Foundation Cookbook of the Year in His latest book, Vegetables, appeared in the spring of Finding the Winning Edge. When those who chronicle the history of the game list the individuals who had the greatest impact on the National Football League, Bill Walsh will clearly be among the names of Halas, Lombardi, Brown, Landry, Noll and Shula.
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