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Eight Reasons Your Coach Hates You

  • By Jené Shaw
  • Published Jul 19, 2011
Learn how to keep your relationship with your coach a happy one. Photo: Nils Nilsen

3. You think you’re a better coach.

Questioning your coach’s decisions can be useful for learning the methodology behind their training approach. But if you’re interrogating every single workout and switching the plan to be the way you want it to be, you may need to look in the mirror and ask: Who’s the expert here? “There are always those who think they know more so they adapt what they want to do to our training method and ultimately end up over trained, under performing, injured … and then they wonder why they aren’t qualifying for Kona and blame us!”

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Jené Shaw

Jené Shaw

Jené Shaw is a senior editor at Triathlete magazine, a three-time Ironman finisher and a USAT Level 1 certified coach

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