Today's guest brings both a practical and theoretical perspective to skill development in marital arts.
Dr. Alan Dunton is a former Irish National TKD team competitor and now a researcher and lecturer at Cork institute of technology. Alan received his PhD in Skill Acquisition under the guidance of former guest, professor Ed Coughlan. (aka. Dr SkillAcq) .
I really clicked with Alan and we went down several rabbit holes and discussed a whole lot of different aspects of training and skill development.
Alan is advocate and proponent of a more ecological approach to skill development, but also sees utility and in more traditional approach and frameworks.
This is part 1 of 2 - and we flesh out a lot of the topics discussed on the previous episode with Dr Rob Gray.
Alan was extremely receptive and enthusiastic to collaborate when I reached out and i encourage all that enjoyed his insight to follow him or reach out to him on his twitter profile.
Part 2 should drop in next week or so!