SLR for Trainers

Most riding instructors are well-trained in riding theory and technique, but few are directly taught to handle the psychological challenges that riders bring to their lessons.  These articles provide explanations for those baffling behaviors, along with suggestions and strategies for helping students overcome their mental stumbling blocks to become more effective riders.

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Teaching Challenges: Handling Intense Parents

Riding instructors, raise your hand if you’ve experienced this scenario:  You have a student tacking up for a lesson and their parent approaches you.  They express frustration that their child doesn’t try hard enough, isn’t dedicated enough, doesn’t win enough … Continue reading

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