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  1. ojgsxr6 is offline

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    Hell yeah! Hell no!

    Does teaching or coaching make you better?

    The title says it all, so does it? A little more insight: one of the boxers at the gym would show me something and when I'd thank him he'd say that showing me helped him remember it.
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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    yes. boogie nights! (message has to be longer than 5 letters :/)
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    It makes you have to think and analyze more what you do, so yeah I'd say it's a pretty helpful thing.
    Ranked #9 internationally at 118lbs by WIKBA http://www.womenkickboxing.com/wikba...rch%202009.htm
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    I think so. Students will come up with good questions that would never occur to you.
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    Having to analyze details of how its done in order to explain what is happening to a student is extremely beneficial. Many things that you just "feel" to be right have to be analyzed on a deeper level, really forcing you to understand the mechanics. Those understood mechanics can then be applied with ease to new techniques or used to improvise.
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    Posted On:
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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Maybe, but I find working personally with a good coach is more effective.
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    Demonstrating a move to someone, and expecting them to do it right, generally requires you really know the move. When you try to get someone else to do it, you will probably notice all the place you didn't do it right (weight placement, angles, intensity, etc). Then when they ask some seemingly random question (but if my hands are doing this, and my right leg is doing this, what about my left?) you can't answer, you can find out what part of the technique you don't really know.

    But it depends. Some people can't teach (so throw out the beneficial side for them), and some don't care if they are doing it right.
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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    It can be extremely useful for the reasons already mentioned. But good instructors are the ones who let go of their big egos and aren't afraid to face their own weaknesses.
    I've had instructors who clearly don't know the answer to a question, so make up some BS answer, and resent being asked.
  9. cskidd359 is offline

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    huh. thats ironic because in fencing if you start coaching(not helping beginner out with a technique, but actually coaching) alot you usually start doing worse then if you were just focusing on your own technique. Seems to be the opposite in martial arts...
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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    They say you don't really know something until you have taught it.
    May not apply to all things, but I think there is a certain amount of truth to this.
    " If one wants to have a friend one must also want to wage war for him: and to wage war one must be capable of being an enemy." - Fr. Nietzsche 'On The Friend' Thus Spake Zarathustra
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