Are you having trouble getting clients to understand your instructions? You may not be using the right cues. This research article addresses the science of attentional focus, the language of movement, and how to keep your clients’ attention. Also offered is a flow chart detailing effective communication, as well as tips on how to get your message across.
After reading this article, you should be able to:
- Explain the pathway of human communication and associated mediating factors in teaching motor skills.
- Define attentional focus as it relates to performing a motor skill.
- Differentiate between internal- and external-focus cues and define these terms.
- Identify and describe all three components of the external cuing framework.
- Identify and develop external-focus cues for common errors associated with primary motor skills.
- Enroll in the course.
- View the course content.
- Take the test. (You must score 80% to pass. If you do not pass, you may retake the test.)
- Print your certificate of completion.
|May 2015 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 2: Why Instructions Don't Get Through to Your Clients--and How to Fix It ||Module|