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Your child may have not learnt a skill yet simply because their neural pathways needed for that skill just aren’t developed yet. No amount of training can change that, just time, growth and maturity – none of which you can rush. Things like co-ordination and peripheral vision just may not be there yet.
I also love the point of ticking off a skill when it is truly replicable under race conditions. How many times have I heard “my daughter can jump 170cm” – (but it is with the floppy bar at training). Put her in a proper competition with a rigid bar and it is totally different – only ever clears 150cm. The pressure of competition and the fear of landing awkwardly on the hard bar give a true reflection of the skill acquisition and real personal best.