Having spoken with numerous coaches over the past few years there seems to be increasing frustration that their skaters are not showing up prepared, practiced and ready to give 100% every day. In fact one coach cleverly put it, “My skaters want me to land their double axel for them.”
Is this a millennial generational thing or is it just a kid thing in general. I wonder.
According to Scott Hamilton’s comments in a recent article on Ice Network, he was not exactly a model skater who practiced well and competed well.
With Laws as his guide, Hamilton went from being a self-described "serial underachiever" to a U.S. champion, world champion and an Olympic champion.
"He taught me responsibility," Hamilton said. "It was an extraordinary gift."
Check out, Skaters Own More Responsibility.