Why drills don't work (in an ecological approach to skill development)


The video really explains the key principles behind the ecological approach to skill acquisition and contrasts them against the approaches advocated in the 'information processing' / 'technique led' approach. Rob explains why you can't mix the two and also dispels some common misconceptions about why the reality of the difference is actually valuable as it makes things simpler and easier to navigate for practitioners. There are a lot of academics and high brow people who have looked down their noses at anyone suggesting that you couldn't overlap the approaches because 'it depends'. This great video explains that 'you can't have it both ways', you either buy into the approach or you reject it.


I would love to hear your thoughts and views about this. We will be discussing this in the next Conclave gathering...if you would like to join us then head over the my Patreon page and join the crew...it would be great to learn with you.


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