10 Surprising Truths from the World’s Most Successful Talent Hotbed

A great post from Dan Coyle at The Talent Code:

Question: If you had the opportunity to get inside one of the world’s top talent hotbeds, which would you choose? You could make a good case for German soccer academies, or Finnish high schools, or any number of top music academies. But there’s one hotbed that might rank above them all, one hotbed that’s so ass-kickingly, fascinatingly dominant that they make the others seem positively lukewarm.

Chinese divers.

The list is well worth reading for all coaches and sports organisers.

Thanks to John Kessel for the link.