She pulls me aside on the last day and says:
”Nick, I’m disappointed in your year. I know you much more intelligent than your effort shows and you should be disappointed too. The problem is, you don’t seem to be disappointed. It doesn’t seem like you care about your performance.”
My focus, is teaching in such a way where the child cares about physicality and technicality. If I can get them to care about, they will do it on their own volition.
Ultimately, everything above are simply the experiences of what happens when we are present. When we are completely present and committed to the activity at hand, we do not have our energy diverted to stresses of the past (wether it be 10 minutes ago or 10 days ago)
The fool, is the one who convinces themselves that inaction, is action.
Listen to understand, don't listen to reply.
maybe, just maybe, our teachers and peers from our formative years didn't have it right and we're making it up as they went along?
This wasn't just a happenstance-tourist photo opp. We actually got to sit down with the legend. This, is what happened.
From everyones perspective, everyone is correct. Where is yours?