Why is it that while some participants love your class, others walk out in
the first 15 minutes and never return? Is it your music? Your clothes? Your hygiene? Of course not. Odds are you simply didn’t cue these people in the mode in which they learn most quickly and easily. While you can’t please everyone, you can please most of the people most of the time when you recognize the three primary learning styles and know how to integrate them into your cuing.
Q:The teacher before me is running late again. Our back-to-back classes have only 10 minutes between them, and now my class will start late. What should I do? Barge in? Wait? My class participants expect me to do something. I need advice for handling this problem immediately, when the director isn’t around.
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You've reached a point in your career where you are comfortable with your knowledge, skills and ability to motivate. Everyone describes you as adaptable, outgoing and consistent. You've been around long enough to have your own style and, thanks to ideas you came up with while attending f...
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Today's Sports Conditioning Classes Got Game!
Looking for a new profit center that attracts well-heeled elite athletes and recreational sports enthusiasts alike? Consumers appear to be game about paying for sports training: In fact, 41 percent of fitness facilities polled in IDEA's latest Fitness Programs & Equipment Survey (October 2002 IDEA Fitness Manager) now charge ...
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