We need knowledge, skill, and experience to master our bikes- and only then to reach out to the stars :-)

He might appear to be loud mouthed, but I would disagree. I feel that he really wants you to succeed and probably hates to see you fail. This could come out as him being a jerk or going too hard on you.

By Can first observing our individual riding techniques early on, and then focusing on particular tasks he would want us to engage on the following sessions

I had done around 30 or so track days in the last 2 years and have about 25 years of street and dirt riding under my belt. I definitely felt recently as if I had hit a plateau in my skill level