True Sight 007 – “What are the biggest challenges facing a League of Legends coach?” with Titus “LeDuck” Hafner


I ask Titus “LeDuck” Hafner, former head coach of Origen and Roccat: “What are the biggest challenges facing a League of Legends coach?”

Topics:

  • 2:00 LeDuck’s challenges working with the Copenhagen Wolves, including Amazing leaving for TSM
  • 3:40 LeDuck’s challenges working with Origen
  • 4:20 Issues with player-owned teams: “I don’t think it’s a good idea at all.”
  • 6:00 How player ownership affects the coach
  • 7:15 Positive effects of player ownership
  • 8:15 How xPeke’s play was affected by owning Origen
  • 9:30 LeDuck’s evolution as a coach, and moving towards a sports psychology approach
  • 10:55 “Coaching is a two-man job.”
  • 12:05 LeDuck’s admiration for Fnatic’s and CLG’s approaches to coaching staff
  • 13:05 LeDuck’s low expectations for Europe in 2016: “Europe has progressed very poorly this year… There will be very defined bottom-of-the-barrel teams [in 2016].”

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Music by Bradley Rains

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Tim “Magic” Sevenhuysen runs OraclesElixir.com, the premier source for League of Legends esports statistics, and writes for theScore esports.

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