Master Coach Discusses Knowledge and Skill Acquistion

A great philosopher and MMA coach John Danaher discusses training for knowledge and skill acquisition.

Repetition of technique has diminishing returns.

Danaher discusses the goal of having the goal in each training session of improving or acquiring skills and knowledge.

Drilling is a cooperative dance between two partners. The goal is to make each other look as good as possible and assist each other in gaining knowledge.

Sparring has the goal of resisting and making the partner look as bad as possible.

Judo begins with knowledge and then develops into skill.

Danaher insights seem applicable to many areas of education and learning.

SOURCES- Lex Fridman, John Danaher
Written by Brian Wang,

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