Posts tagged new skaters

Not only do they often not have the strength to perform a knee tap in the first place, they’re usually going so slowly that it becomes a static split squat on wheels.  You can’t tap out of a split squat on wheels on your first day of training.  What are you asking these people to do?!

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New skaters, fresh meat, newbies…  all these words are applied to anyone who hasn’t passed Minimum Skills.  What happens when you’re four years down the line and you’ve still not got your 27 in 5?  You’re not a newbie.  You’re an extremely persistent individual who for whatever myriad of reasons hasn’t passed their mins.

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Guest blogger : Treble #909
It’s my belief that not only is working on your mindset something you should be doing from
the start, its also something you, as a coach, can help your skaters develop.

But coaching is already time consuming, right? Why do you need to be worrying about your
n00bs’ brains too?

Let me try and convince you.

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