Practice makes perfect [RCML]

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I’m an average, but keen, golfer and always in search of improvement.  I don’t practice enough and so inevitably make the same mistakes year after year.  I’ve not learned how to fail well and thus am not making progress.


I used this as a vehicle for getting students to understand that the responsibility for success lies with them.  But they need to take several steps, with support from teachers, to turn failure into success.

  1. Understand what a good performance looks like.  For me, in golf, this could be a video of my swing, but for a student it would be a model answer perhaps.
  2. Get some feedback on how your current performance differs from the ideal.  For me this is watching myself swing a club and comparing it with the ideal.  This needs to be done with help from a teacher/coach so that students can understand why their performance is…

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