Episode 27: Alena Luciani, “Communication is about Connection and Collaboration” 1707 2560 Stephanie Thompson
In today’s episode Alena Luciani, owner of Training2XL joins me to talk about the intricacies and skill behind being a phenomenal communicator. She walks us through the parallels of coaching in the gym and on the ice, and how to use your words to build buy-in, trust, and get the most out of your athletes.   Key topics discussed:
  • What you say and how you say it
  • More to communication and connection than just words
  • Trust & respect builds a bridge for connection
  • Communicating with others; relationships, work, family, teammates, opponents, officials, etc
  • Parallels between coaching in the gym and on the ice
  • Instruction vs feedback
  • How much talking should a coach do?
  • Internal vs external cues
  • Analogies and metaphors
  • The anatomy of a cue
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Episode 27: Alena Luciani, "Communication is about Connection and Collaboration"

Stephanie Thompson

Stephanie Thompson


R.Kin, B.Ed, CSEP-CPT, Competition Development Coach in training, 200 RYT in training
On & Off Ice rehab & performance training. Providing tools and education to move better & play better.

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