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One area of your performance that I want you to give consideration to is your Body Language which is the art of non-verbal communication

Some years ago, I was surprised when a Sports Psychologist in a presentation stated that there are three ways for us to communicate and put up the following research results.

WAYS FOR US TO COMMUNICATE and rated the impact on the receiver

  • 55% BODY LANGUAGE
  • 38% TONE OF VOICE
  • 7% WORDS WE SAY

These figures demonstrate why you need to think seriously how you can improve your communication skills to get your message across…

Keith Hackett
Keith Hackett

Keith Hackett is a proud Sheffield Man, Ex FIFA Referee, Former Head of the PGMOL, Author, FA Cup Referee and a Gentleman who knows the laws of the beautiful game in side and out. He is counted amongst the top 100 referees of all time.

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