If something seems too basic to talk about, that’s a sure sign that you need to talk about it!
It’s hard enough for coaches to remember what it felt like to be a beginner, but it’s even worse if you’ve distorted your image of what a beginner ACTUALLY knows already.
The “Expert Fallacy” is assuming that your students know more than they do. It’s always better to start the student at rock bottom and work up slow, than to risk missing foundational material because you falsely assumed they already knew it.
Speaking of Coaching…
- Become of member of The Nemesis Journal: for Coaches, Teachers, and Smart Athletes.
Study the art of coaching Powerlifting AND Olympic Lifting with myself and Chris Duffin in June.
Now go lift something heavy,
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