Thread: Coach-abilty
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Old 11-23-2012, 08:28 PM   #14
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Re: Coach-abilty

Originally Posted by happysmileylady View Post
I guess I am having a hard time getting if you mean a kid with a strong drive to always want to improve and get better and try to be the best. Or if you mean a kids ability to listen, follow instructions, respect the authority of a coach and take constructive criticism. The former, that drive to improve, IMO is not teachable and is more about pseronality. But the latter, I think, is totally teachable.
I guess it is both, really. You can see why DH and I have been batting this around for a while. There are a lot of pieces to the discussion. DH was very quick to say, "Not teachable at all-- kids are born coachable or not," and this was his experience as a coach and a teacher. I am thinking of it more of an developmental and evolving skill set, that is certainly affected by inborn personality.
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