Posts in Hydra #56

There comes a time when a coach should stop talking.  This time comes more often than you might think.  Probably about 87.2% of training time, the coach shouldn't be talking.

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You might think that rowing and roller derby are pretty different sports.  Actually, no two ways about it, they are different sports.  But there are key principles in common.  These principles are probably common across other sports too, but I’ve not coached those ones, so you get to hear about rowing and roller derby.

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I wasn’t beside her when she fell…. Should I have been? Should I have noticed if the drill was too complicated? Too intense? Not appropriate for her skill level? Was she working with people who were too skilled? Not skilled enough? I refused to coach skating for months after.  

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