Creating Robots

karate_kidIn the name of teaching technique beware of the tendency to needlessly segment and break skill into disconnected parts. This takes away the flow of the movement and disconnects rather than connects. Teach through discovery and by giving the athlete increasingly difficult movement problems to solve. If you want to know how to do it watch Karate Kid Part One. Great examples of use of external cues and implicit learning.

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  1. […] implicit learning. Think Mr. Miyagi in Karate Kid Part One, he never taught Daniel karate, instead he painted word pictures of broad general movements and […]

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