During some recent private pitching lessons I noticed an unusually high level of frustration among some of the students.
First, let me say that I think frustration is misunderstood. It’s true it is uncomfortable, and people usually avoid it if possible.
I try to push student-athletes to the edge of frustration though, and when they appear to have had enough then we change directions. To me, frustration (in a learning environment) can be the path from not-understanding to understanding.
Unfortunately, parents and players try to avoid those feelings, and that can Continue Reading…