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The Lost Art of Handwritten Programming

Chris Holder
Coach
Kettlebells, Strength and Conditioning, Martial Arts

Programming is an art form, no doubt about it. Someone who can show instinct, flexibility, and creativity in his or her programming is a rare talent. Many of us get bogged down in systems and software, where the artist is lost. Plugging exercise A in here and exercise B in there can perhaps add convenience, but a true coach is ever evolving.

 

What worked like a charm ten years ago is a dinosaur today. Teaching methods and coaches are evolving, as are the cookie-cutter software programs. In a lot of respects, the convenience of these programs is worth its weight in gold. But are we losing some of the magic when we do it this way?

 

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