- May 18, 2017
- Reaction score
This is true insofar as what is being taught can facilitate 'improvement' in the desired or expected direction. It's up to the teacher to be clear about what to expect from their teaching vis a vis 'results'.This is something I read on facebook today. I think it puts into perspective the reality of training anything for whatever reason. (This refers to things are valid to their function)
"My Sifu once said that when it comes to student development in martial arts, 75% of the training is up to the students, while 25% is up to the teacher. This is an old phrase many teachers are aware of: “If you stop rowing your boat, it will drift backwards downstream” Jik Seui Haang Jau 逆水行舟. "