Low approaches often help unearth which pieces of control the student may be missing. I often start by allowing the student to control only the throttle or just the yoke and rudder pedals before relinquishing full control. After this type of practice, as if by magic, the landings start to improve. But it's not magic. The student has created enough physical and mental links for the many bits of similar and dissimilar events to become recognizable physical and mental patterns. Like fishing, flying is a sport that requires patience and determination, and sometimes it requires a little bit of luck.
John King, along with his wife and business partner, Martha, owns King Schools. John and Martha have been learning about and teaching flying full time since 1975. They both have every FAA category and class of rating available for pilots and flight instructors. John and Martha have received numerous awards and were inducted as a couple into the International Aerospace Hall of Fame. He says:_