"At the start, it was nothing but confusion. I couldn’t understand what he said to me in practice, or his ideas, and because we didn’t share a language, I couldn’t even express differing opinions. I thought of returning to Japan any number of times. But I studied English hard on my own and we gradually became able to communicate, establishing a relationship of trust."
Yuzuru Hanyu when he was asked about his 1st experience on changing coach to Brian Orser in Canada. X (via troublemakerstorm)