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Practice-based learning

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Congratulations to Andy Murray on winning his first ‘Grand Slam’ title. I recall when, as an ungainly teenager in 2005, he took Wimbledon by storm. His raw talent was obvious, but his conditioning and discipline were not sufficient for the task in hand. Over the years, I have developed increasing respect for his commitment to enhancing his fitness, his versatility, and, most recently, his mental and emotional resilience. It has taken him 7 years of dedication, of examining his game, and of doing ‘whatever it takes’, to fully inhabit his potential. He is a model for practice-based learning. (more…)