Posts tagged new skaters

The perception of whether or not your coaches assess consistently or have bias can be as important as whether they do or not.  Perfectly lovely and logical skaters get twitchy and think that so and so only failed them on their [insert x] because they don't like them/ didn't see/ is a harder assessor than the other ones...    

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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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