Interpersonal Intelligence Theory

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Everyone needs to understand that communication is the process of sharing information, thoughts and feelings between people through speaking, writing or body language. Communication goes both ways, sending and receiving the messages. In most cases the coach have a more expressive skill than listening skill. The reality is coaches need to have the necessary skill to send a clear, understandable messages but also at listening to understand what athletes are communicating. The communication consists of verbal and nonverbal messages. “Non-verbal communication includes facial expressions, the tone and pitch of the voice, gestures displayed through body language (kinesics) and the physical distance between the communicators (proxemics)” (SkillsYouNeed, …show more content…
This theory has emerged from recent cognitive research and "documents the extent to which students possess different kinds of minds and therefore learn, remember, perform, and understand in different ways," according to Gardner (1991) (Lane, n.d.). To indentify myself with one of Dr. Gardner intelligence has to be Interpersonal and Logical-Mathematical. The reason for this one is because my current position consists in keeping everything organize and reviewing the material before is being disseminate to the lowest level. We are highly skilled in solving problems and finding a potential solution to any given task. My strongest one is Interpersonal Intelligence and is define the “skills we use every day to communicate and interact with other people, both individually and in groups. People who have worked on developing strong interpersonal skills are usually more successful in both their professional and personal lives” (SkillsYouNeed, n.d.). Being bless with this intelligence also comes with these other responsibilities such as great verbal and non-verbal communicators, listening skills, problem solving, decision making, negotiator and assertiveness. In my opinion, these qualities are essential in becoming a great coach in the sport …show more content…
Combining the verbal and non-verbal communication will enhance great and effective communication such as hand signals and body position that will mean a specific tactic and/or techniques during games. Every team has a couple of great players, but they do not possess great communication skill and the team cannot perform the way it should, therefore, fostering every athlete to enhance their communication skill. This will help during plays and everyone will learn from each other and the message will be send and receive is it suppose with clear and precise intend. Communication is the bread and butter of the coach to inject his or her objectives; therefore, when a lesion is going to be taught is highly recommended to present words with pictures if necessary when communicating and keeping in mind factors such as “attention”, “understanding”, and “interest”. This can be critical when performing this task because we want to ensure everyone is paying attention to the instructions and demonstrate interest for the

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