Not enough people watch game tape.

I’m always surprised when I hear podcasters say they don’t listen back to their recordings. When I played American football in university, we watched 'game tape'.

Every week we’d gather together in a small lecture room and the head coach would put our practice film up on the projector. We’d watch ourselves practice. We'd watch ourselves play.

All mistakes were laid bare. Of course, the coaches were at practice too. They had already given us live feedback. And yet we still came back to watch the film. We’d still revisit our errors and plan adjustments.

We’d look at film from our previous games and compare it to the playbook. Did we make the right call? Did we run the right routes?

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