in praise of coaches

… She walked onto the floor proud and confident. Her routine was very well done especially for doing it all together for the first time. She made a small mistake in one part but she owned it nonetheless. At the end of the routine she started to cry. I immediately assumed that she was upset with herself.

… There was a moment of awkward silence. Suddenly, she ran over and gave me the biggest hug. I was shocked and confused. She said “I did it! I’m so proud of myself I can’t believe I did it!”

She was in tears because she was so happy. …

A Positive Moment To Cherish

related – To my Gymnast’s Coaches, Thank You

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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