But, I guess I should go ahead and apologize now that you're reading this post. Sorry.
Regardless of the title, the subject remains the same. This idea is something I've heard from time to time in my many years of training, but never really fully understood until I became a teacher myself.
The idea is simple; YOU are responsible for your training, not your instructor. As a student, it is your responsibility to learn. When I am teaching, I am not instructing; merely guiding. I cannot force anyone to retain the information I present (despite my many attempts) nor can I force my students to practice outside of the dojo. If I tell