Calming Driving Nerves - Posture, Body Language & Smiles
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In this episode, Kev and Tracey talk about tips around body language and posture for helping to calm driving nerves.

Kev talks about the clues that a student's body language give him, and how when a student becomes stressed or tense it has a knock-on effect on their driving and performance. He also talks about how this stress can sometimes be a clue that a student has a gap in their knowledge or understanding about the driving task that is making them feel stressed.  

Tracey talks about power posing, good posture to allow your body to breathe freely, how to relax tense muscles, pandiculation and smiling as ways of calming down the body's response to stress.

If you would like to hear more about power posing here is a link to Amy Cuddy’s Ted Talk -

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