So this is the extension of a concept I have previously discussed, however I believe it’s well worth revisiting.
The idea of “Self Separation” is the idea of removing yourself from your internal narrative and self talk during your training. Developing the ability to stay objective about your performance in the training room is the single most important thing for improvement. If you allow your ideas about yourself- your ego- to muddle your thoughts or blur the reality of your performances, you will be stuck repeating the same mistakes.
This, in my opinion, is the ‘plateaus’ that people battle against. Learning only stalls when we fail to reflect objectively on our own performance; this applies in every learning scenario I encounter. Continue reading “Learning to Self Separate”