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Saturday, January 16, 2010

Follow Coach Puppione on Twitter...

UPDATE
If you want to find other prominent people in the running community, check out the following link:
http://www.twackstar.com/TwackStar/Welcome.html
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For those of you that enjoyed reading Coach Puppione's contributions to this website, you can now follow him on Twitter at:
http://twitter.com/CoachPup

You can find his work on this website at the following link:
http://albertcaruana.blogspot.com/search/label/Coach%20Pup

You are not on Twitter?? It's time you join NOW. You are really missing out on some great information out there. Join Twitter for free and start following people out there with similar interests.

Here are a few other people associated with running that you can follow:
http://twitter.com/CCExpress
http://twitter.com/mikeyoung
http://twitter.com/runningtimes
http://twitter.com/coachgambetta

I will let you search for others. Lots of coaches and elite runners to find.

Feel free to post runners and/or coaches you follow already that everybody should be following.

6 comments:

Peter Brewer said...

Albert:

I'm not sure I'm completely on board with this level of instanaeity with coaching information. The intrusion of compulsive electronic immediacy bothers me quite a bit. Communication is not the issue, nor is quick communication. It is the pervasive assumption that since this capability exists, it MUST be utilized.

As much as I enjoy listening to Puppione, I am not convinced that I really need to be quick-coupled to all of his pronouncements all of the time.

Your own site, clinics, articles, the extended phone calls, chatting up the sport at meets, discussion boards . . . these all provide me with more information than I can easily digest already. I hesitate to embrace the need for more-quicker-sooner as the next inevitable evolutionary step in information dissemination.

It is quite all right to call me a dinosaur, or a Luddite, or technologically challenged, or fossilized in the dark ages of communication (I even remember rotary-dial phones).

Peter Brewer
Northgate High School

Albert Caruana said...

Peter,

I appreciate your thoughts on this matter. I am just pointing out what is available out there.

Albert

Evan Smith said...

Brewer,

I love reading your posts.

Evan

Coach Pup said...

Brewer is such a liar...he doesn't enjoy listening to me at all. He gave me a B+ in Senior English.

(Incidentally, this Twitter thing is new to me, but seems pretty cool. Lots of good info out there. I will probably steal more than I share. HA!)

Peter Brewer said...

And I was just saying that I am probably permanently outside the loop on this one.

And by the way, Puppione was not given a grade, he had to earn it. Someday I'll have to tell the story about how he'd fall asleep on the classroom sofa.

Peter Brewer
Northgate High School

Coach Pup said...

Man...