Originally Posted by Ash_Smith
I think you maybe missed the point a little! By giving the girl some ownership of her programme and training, you will start to gain an understanding of her motivations and therefore her likely reasons for lacking in effort at some points. By keeping her engaged in what she is doing - by giving her some control, she is more likely to impart greater effort.
Very important point imo, since ownership is critical to outstanding performance.
Also fun is critical to stay at it consistently with the heart and mind engaged.
No reason sports should not be quite fun and even work/school can be some
fun too. Nothing is fun all the time, but folks should look to enjoy what they do;
especially if they expect to improve.