learning

Sometimes we get caught in a trap of coaching the coachable. Nurturing the rock stars, while we allow the less coachable to fade.
Next to my family and my faith, I have learned more about life from the martial arts than through any other endeavor.
When we feel discomfort our immediate instinct is often to run in the other direction. Do that, and you'll never grow.
One student attends class because that is what he thinks needs to be done. The other student arrives ready to train. What sets them apart?
Many schools are shortening recess or even eliminating it altogether. Here are some reasons that's a bad idea.
I enjoy reading articles by the Breaking Muscle coaches about their perspective on the Games. From them, three common themes emerge.
I propose that we, as generalists with no specific attachment to any one competitive discipline, adopt a new mindset.
Are you stuck in a coaching rut? People learn in a variety of ways and we need to cater to all these ways.
Athletes are typically good at listening to their coaches. But they're not always so good at listening to themselves.
In my last tournament, I didn't win a single match - but I felt a huge sense of accomplishment. How could that be? How can we make losing feel like winning?
In this inaugural episode of our radio show, we discuss BJJ, the learning process, taking risks, and living your passions.
Before you ask your coach for advice, make sure you are truly willing to change your behavior.
The public seems to demand that all instructors are certified. This seems to provide comfort, but how useful is it?
Even for the worst affected, there is hope for these clients if you are able to help them find the joy in training.
I feel the need to discuss some common mistakes that I see occurring frequently at local weightlifting meets.
Coaching is a journey, full of contradictions and conundrums. Along the way, coaches tend to drop in and out of different coaching styles.
Schools insist on equality of result. No one fails and no one's self-esteem is damaged - and no one is prepared for real life.