The Sweet Spot Analysis

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Introduction Nowadays many athletes from different sports, whether football, basketball, hockey or figure skating, reached seemingly perfection in their sport performance. Sometimes it seems impossible to act in such elegant way, playing with ball, puck or controlling your body movements. Moreover, absolutely the same sports events 40-50 years ago were performed in much more simple way. The example is artistic gymnastic; in 60’s the sportsmen could do two or three not very sophisticated movements and they were on pedestal. Today’s sportsmen are doing incredible things, such as triple flip from the beam. Sometimes it hits so much that doubts arise if it is possible to act in this way. But why do skills change so rapidly? The main reasons for…show more content…
This article is combination of a few stories. It is about different people who tried to be successful in something, in completely different periods of time. Regardless, stories are closely related with each other. Two factors are connecting them in one exciting narrative: finding sweet spot and deep practicing. As author mentioned: “The sweet spot is an optimal gap between what you know and what you are trying to do. When you find sweet spot learning takes off” (Coyle 14). And the deep practice is operating at maximum capacity making mistakes, correct and learn from them. It pushes you to learn much faster without even realizing it. This briefly explanation could seem a little bit confusing. That is why Daniel Coyle proofed the importance of these phenomena by real…show more content…
During his stay in talent spots he found out that learning not only about practicing a lot, it is also about doing and learning by mistakes. As the first example example he used soccer players in Brazil and vocal singer in Dallas, whom he met during his adventure. Even though, at the first glance, this people cannot be related with each other, they are share one thing, desire. Both of them have succeeded the point they were hoping to achieve by repeating it again and again, as slowly as they could, doing mistakes and learn from them. It is called deep

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