The road to glory is never an easy one. However over the course of anyone’s coaching career you’re going to come across those athletes who all you need to do is guide them. As they bring everything else to the party themselves.
As mentioned before, heart and desire can not be instilled by a coach. That comes from within. Over the next few months we will be showcasing that passion and the results from always trying to improve
We salute you Warrior for the visual definition of the name
Stay tuned for the next episode featuring a different character same ethos
Following on from Sundays post (A strange thing happened today…) Tuesday’s session was even more phenomenal. As the gymnast (and myself) were coming to grips with the Sensei teachings, the implementation and development of said teachings by the gymnast was remarkable
To see her land this final effort after many close failed attempts as we were packing away was truly magnificent. As 3hrs ago she stood puzzled on an air track facing a block.
Stunning development Warrior. The future looks bright.
If you have ever stood and watched an experienced person executing the task that they have mastered. There’s a mesmerising effortless ease in their execution of that task. You feel drawn in to watching the conclusion of their creation because each progression is seamless, to an extent where your compelled to see the finished article of beauty.
Today was one of those days!
In 60 minutes I witnessed a Coach perform that artistry. Pulling out preps from the 80’s, Nicky used a matrix of biomechanical inputs and obstacles that confused the spectating coaches.
When a block was placed on the tumble track in the embryonic stages of progressions the final outcome was not evident. However like one those upside down paintings it was one of those Wow…I get it now moments.