Read em all : As this thread has "metamorphised" (right word ?????) , I find, and have stated that it should be called "Lydiard AND Daniels".
To have Dr Daniels make comment and contribute here is awesome. There are those of us who have had some experiences with Arthur and have been called biased (naturally !)but to have the other side of the equation on board makes this whole deal really interesting.
I am not going to search it out but somewhere I made the comment that the ideal would have been to have a big round table discussion with both Arthur and Dr Daniels there. Sadly that will not happen. We are the next best thing !!!.
I dislike all this 'He is better than this persion because ........ !!".
I feel that if Arthur was here and an athlete said thay wanted to run the best they could Arthur would do his best to have that Athlete run well. I don't believe that Dr Daniels would be any different. After all what are some of us Coaching for ??????.
I can still see Arthur telling a rather overweight gentleman that his first run will be to the Telephone pole that was 50 metres from where they were standing . Hey ! I've told that story before !!!
Anyway I hope I have made some sort of sense here !!!