Some things are wonderful 🙂 . One of them is to find somebody, who shares my convictions. Matt Kuzdub, tennis coach, and a facebook friend, has written a wonderful statement about non-linear pedagogy and the dynamical systems theory and what it means for learning and coaching in tennis. I am working with kids and players, who come for one or two hours in the week to play tennis under the guidance of a professional coach. Matt is working with very ambitioned players and goes with them significantly more intense. But he shares my perception: there is a better way to learn and to coach. And it is evidence based!
„Act always so as to increase the number of choices.“ (Heinz von Foerster)
„Systems are unique.“ (Gregory Bateson)
ONE MINUTE OF SILENCE
As a coach, I had to learn to be quiet! I had an imagination about the best forehand, or about holding the racket, playing a volley. I knew, how it is shown in the textbook or how it exists in my brain. I know a lot about motion analysis, and I thought, I should know, how it works. But this was only my special view. After some years of coaching, and after having a training in theory of systems and constructivism, I „saw“, that I can not see, One minute of silence weiterlesen