Some instructing tips that have worked for others; perhaps they will work for you.
Never Mistake Activity for Achievement. Just because students leave Taekwondo class soaking wet and exhausted does not mean they learned anything about Taekwondo.
Tell, Demonstrate, Show, Do. First, tell students about the technique you are going to teach them. Demonstrate the technique. Then show them how to perform the technique. Finally, have them do the technique, while you give them positive reinforcement and constructive criticism.
Have Fun. Instructing Taekwondo should be fun. Learning Taekwondo should be fun. If the instructor is not having fun, he or she should quit teaching. If the students are not having fun, it is the instructor's fault. Hard work and near exhaustion are not disqualifiers for having fun.
Distract. Instructors must learn to distract the physical discomforts of students by diverting them mentally. Humor is a good way to distract student's thoughts from physical discomfort, but make it appropriate and try not to be the only one laughing. If you are not a witty or humorous person, do not use humor, instead try asking questions to take divert student's thoughts on their physical state. Mental distractions of students may be diverted by increasing their physical efforts.
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