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Is This Shocking Realisation the Key to Preventing Injuries for Good. Hey, I’m Sarah from mostmotion®, I’m here with a video for every sports and fitness coach who is trying to get better results for their clients help them avoid injury and to stand out from the crowd of the huge amount of other coaches as well. So what is this shocking realisation? Well, it’s basically that bodies don’t need fixing, they need HELP! And the reason for that is because that the industry at the moment has us using words like dysfunctional, poor technique, incorrect technique. When it comes to movement and performance. A good example of this would be if you’re trying to do a squat and your knees are caving in, then the technique would be considered to be poor. And then the coach would give a teaching point or coaching point to help with that usually “knees out”.
So that creates a disconnect from our clients with their own bodies. And that is a problem for you because if they can’t connect with their own bodies, they can’t give you the feedback that you need to know that they’re having a problem. And they won’t be able to tell you it’s a problem until it’s way too late. So they’ve already got pain, for example. So if you’re using words like dysfunction or poor technique, even in describing somebody else, it gives our clients the impression that their body is functioning wrong. They need somebody else to help them fix it. That creates short term solutions. So our response has coaches to a “knees in” problem would be telling them to push their knees out. That’s a short term solution because it takes the strain away from the knees and puts it in the hips or the ankles instead.
And there’s no way that coaches will ever know exactly what’s happening inside of somebody’s body, because the brain is coordinating hundreds, millions of things, all at the same time, it’s coordinating what your bones are doing, what your muscles are doing, what your connective tissue is doing, what your nervous system’s doing, whether you’re breathing properly, the amount of stress that you have, all of these things is coordinating all at once. But the only thing we see is the knees in problem. So we see one particular issue. And we think that if we tell somebody how to fix that, then it will solve that problem. But that’s like me telling Bill Gates that he’s wrong or how to correct his issues because, maybe because I understand how to use Microsoft word, okay? Maybe that’s a poor example, but you get the idea. The brain is capable of
so, so, so much more than we can ever logically think about. And when we do use words like that, we do give our clients that impression, whether we’re doing that on purpose or not, we’re creating that disconnect with their bodies. We’re creating that disconnect between our clients and ourselves. They are the problem. We are the solution, and that is not the case at all. Bodies do not move badly ever. They move the best way they can given the restrictions they’re working with. And if we change our approach from fixing the body, to helping it move better and giving it the assistance for it, to be able to do what it does best, then we’re going to create a better relationship with our clients. We’re going to give them better results because of it. And we’re going to improve the communication between our clients and ourselves. We’d give them a sense of control of what’s going on. So if we want to improve their technique, we might perceive it as being bad technique. But if we help our clients improve the circumstances in which they can move, then we’re helping our bodies to do what they do best. Okay. And you don’t even need to stop training our clients to see, to help them do that. Okay. So I’ve put together a video that is going to show you all of this in action. And if you want me to give you the link to that video, just comment below, say yes, please. Or something like that. Let me know what you think of this video. Click the hearts, click the likes, share it with your friends and I’ll see you again. Next time. Thanks for watching.