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Want to improve your professionalism and effectiveness in the workplace? This album explains how to develop reflective skills and improve leadership techniques. With an emphasis on interpersonal communication, teaching methods and customer care, it’s relevant to those instructing, coaching or managing others in a range of sport and fitness settings. The eight video tracks on this album follow professionals working in a gym, a sports college and an ice-rink. They demonstrate how to encourage motivation, how to delegate and how to improve your own instructional skills.

This material forms part of The Open University course E113 Working and learning in sport and fitness.

By: The iTunes U team (The Open University,)

  • Duration 40 mins
  • Updated Tuesday 13th April 2010
  • Introductory level
  • Posted under Sport & Fitness
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Track 1: Working and Learning In Sport and Fitness

A short introduction to this album.

© The Open University 2008

Tracks in this podcast:

Track   Title Description
1 Working and Learning In Sport and Fitness    A short introduction to this album. Play now Working and Learning In Sport and Fitness
2 One to One Consultation    A client and an instructor from 37 Degrees Gym demonstrate the components that make up effective communication and rapport building. Play now One to One Consultation
3 Stages of Learning    How a coach teaches an ice-skater the foundations of a new skill. Exploring the cognitive stage of athlete competence. Play now Stages of Learning
4 Spinning on Ice    Progressing to the associative stage of learning and perfecting the new ice-skating skill. Play now Spinning on Ice
5 Performing Automatically    A ice-skater has reached the autonomous stage of learning. Now, the spin is executed with little conscious effort. Play now Performing Automatically
6 Reflective Practice    Learning to improve your performance. A sports college implements Tony Ghaye’s approach to reflective practice. Play now Reflective Practice
7 Improving Your Teaching    Coaches at a sports college reflect on practice and identify improvements to make in the next session. Play now Improving Your Teaching
8 Leading by Example    Introducing Managing Director Steve Broadley and the staff at K-Fitness Ltd. Steve identifies his strengths and weaknesses, and talks about his delegation style. Play now Leading by Example
9 Leadership Principles and Discipline    Steve describes the core values behind his management skills and explains how he resolved a range of problems Play now Leadership Principles and Discipline