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Coaching and technique

Spirit first, technique second

Training for strength and flexibility is a must. You must use it to support your technique(s). Technique(s) alone are no good if you don't support them with strength and flexibility. - Bruce Lee

Technical ability begins with analytical thinking. Cultivate the habit of exactitude; for precise thinking is the prelude to precise action. A yearning to discover and understand, coupled with a strong work ethic almost guarantees extraordinary results.

One of the most difficult things in the world is to know how to do something correctly, and to watch without comment, somebody else do it incorrectly.

The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.

Keep an open mind, but not so open that your brain falls out.

He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever. - Chinese Proverb

In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But, in practice, there is.

Tell me and I'll forget. Show me, and I may not remember. Involve me, and I'll understand. - Native American Proverb

I know it all. I just can't remember it all at once.

Over the long run, superior performance depends on superior learning.

Ambition without knowledge is like a boat on dry land.

You can't take a man and teach him to be hard and rigid, when he must flow like a stream.

Never try to make things go faster than they can, because you can only eat an elephant one bite at a time.

Maximum efficiency, minimum Effort

Power is nothing without control

Champions don't have to be TOLD what to do - just reminded…

A good instructor makes himself increasingly unnecessary.

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