The Coaches That Made A Dyspraxic An Athlete Lessons From masters 

 

 

In this Novel Stephen King gets the coveted Letter and has good running form. The story behind the story is Coach Noel Hansen deserves credit for the form that John Scott inherited as a runner. In terms of discipline and building Noel Hansen while not being perfect did create an atmosphere that allowed a dyspraxic to blossom. John Scott’s handling of a dyspraxic on his team in many ways sets the standard and is a case study of what to do right in dealing with a dyspraxic athlete and Team Chemistry.   Let’s review the elements of success first in form then in discipline.

Coach Noel Hansen’s education on the basic concepts of motor learning to me is a mystery. Whether by design or accident his approach to teaching form, enforcing form and giving runners good form was a clinic in coaching and developing motor skills. It is has if he took the motor learning text-book I had and designed a program based on its concepts.

By this bold aggressive view on form Noel Hansen placed his whole team not just dyspraxic in a position to succeed and develop good form early.

Dyspraxics are emotional. This emotion can be an asset to a team or it can be an incredibly destructive force. If you have a dyspraxic on your squad how you interact can make a huge difference. When handled right a dyspraxic can take the role of heart of the team. Scott and Hansen did this in different ways.

It is not really hard but controlled proactive approach to coaching a dyspraxic on a team can yield results.  The Common Themes was there not a focus on the disability.  The Coach Techniques were simple sound coaching advice that worked. 

 

 

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