- Oct 13, 2008
I do think she would "shut down" if she stays with this coach....
It sounds pretty obvious to me - if gymnastics is her passion and she has desire still to go further, then you move her. It doesn't matter who makes the decision to move, if she still has the fire burning in her, she needs to be with coaches that will feed her passion. At these upper optional levels, the gymnast-coach relationship is absolutely critical; there has to be a high level of trust between coach and athlete given the crazy-hard skills. It is clear to me that this trust is not and will not be present at her current gym. Move her.