Originally Posted by mom2pride
For most people it takes more than just a few times for the actual lesson to 'stay' long term in the head...you might think you've got it after the first couple times, but then, when you need it most, you just can't remember it...that's what I like about trainers that repeat simple concepts; you WILL remember them!
To teach someone some point you tell them once. You then tell them what you just told them , that's twice and finally you tell them one more time. That makes 3. That is the only way to drive a point home. To pass over it once and then move on is to loose that point.
44 years of teach here.