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Great article and useful tips. Thank you. I would also add the art of coaching to the science. An athlete's subjective experience of the coaches instruction is also a motivating element for performance and learning. Specifically, attitude and feeling
more» skills are encoded in the coaches words. Athletes feel if a coach is authentic and believes in the athlete for example.«less
This has been my favorite article so far. Extremely applicable in a a coaching as well as gym setting. Thank you for your insights. I know I will be adjusting the way I explain movements and provide feedback.