The simple coach

The ability to distill your message into a few simple words is one of the toughest skills to develop as a coach. Novices need clear, easy instructions to follow.

Students take in and process everything, making it difficult to identify the central point. Therefore, good coaching is often about knowing what not to say.

When you finish your deadlift, I you aren’t completely extending your hips. Try keeping your shoulders back and standing more upright next time. It will put you in a better alignment and will take stress off your lumber spine. But don’t push your hips too far forward, leaning back is just as bad.

Can be distilled down to:

Stand tall when you finish.

Originally published at ERIC HAGEMANN.