Tag Archives: Positive Coaching

A Parental View of the Sport of Gymnastics

Everything My Daughter Needs to Know She’s Learned From Gymnastics is a blog post  from the mother of a gymnast, one of whose daughters switched from soccer to gymnastics and the effect her coaches have had on her. As a former English major, I find it refreshingly rare that any blog about gymnastics would start with a poem written […]

Negative Coaching

Subject: Difficult Coach We have a coach that is very negative. She coaches by saying: “Make a change”, “You’re not working hard enough”, “Whatever you are doing, do it again.” But there is never any coaching on how to do it better, or what my child is doing wrong No constructive coaching! I am afraid […]