We tend to take important questions for granted, especially when their answers are critical to our everyday life. The definition of positive coaching, for example, is information some people request, …
A positive gym culture exists when the ideals of positivity and respect govern your gym’s environment; at this point, everything else makes more sense. If everyone in the gym upholds …
A warning to coaches who believe they have absolute power over their athletes to have better conversations instead of preaching all the time.
About the most complex and difficult skill in tumbling.
A promise to improve life by taking my own advice.
Why good form is essential to safe development in gymnastics and all other acrobatic disciplines.
A list of directives to help athletes overcome mental blocks.
On how the fallacy of small numbers can lead to bad coaching practices.
The formula for making successful athletes is complex, but can be summarised simply: Drill and positivity.
I wish this piece demanded the same manipulation of abstraction as others on this page. Fortunately for you, it’s straightforward and short advice never to use physical conditioning as punishment. …