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Agile Moves are a sophisticated framework for modifying work habits and achieving set goals.
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However, when just getting started, it’s not necessary to go into all of the possibilities and variations which this framework offers.

When you want to change something, you only need two things: you need to know what your goal is and which Commitment you are willing to make to achieve your goal.

What Is My Goal?

What do you want to change, what do you want to achieve? This will determine what you want to train.
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For some, the answers are plain as day, while others may have a hard time answering these questions.

If you’re in the former group, and already have an idea of what you’re looking to train, simply continue reading. If you’re in the latter group, and are not quite sure what changes need to be made or which goals you want to set, the Training Card What should be different? can help aid you in your considerations.

How Do I Want To Work?

How you want to work is about the Commitment, your training requires: What am I willing to invest?
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According to how professionally you’re looking to train, a commitment may consist of various aspects.

Let’s first take a look at the time commitment, which contains three levels. You can select the level at which you want to train.

Level Time Commitment Example
Level 1 no time limit I want to quit smoking.
Level 2 with a set time frame I want to stop smoking for two weeks.
Level 3 with a set time frame and specific training steps I want to stop smoking on four days in the next two weeks.
Alternatively: I want to reduce my number of cigarettes by half on four days.

Each level is acceptable. Most desires for change are accompanied by commitments such as those shown in Levels 1 and 2. You probably already know from your own experiences, however, that it is very difficult to achieve your goals in this manner.

However, if you are honest with yourself while considering which commitment you really want to make, it may be apparent that it falls into Level 1 or Level 2. This is perfectly fine. What counts is that you recognize and accept this as your realistic commitment.

Changes are accomplished by training an inner muscular system, which requires training just as a physical muscular system does. When you begin working with weights at the gym, it’s important to start with a small amount of weight, adding more little by little to increase your fitness. With this analogy, Level 1 would be like putting on all the weights at once and trying to lift them. Maybe there are a few who can really do that, but most people would end up injuring themselves, and thereafter would begin to associate working out with frustration and disappointment instead of fun and enjoyment.

If you’re looking for inspiration about creating reasonable training steps for yourself, have a look at the basic concept of taking small steps (Kaizen).

How Do I Start To Train?

You’ve already begun just by answering the two questions above. You already know what you want to achieve and how much time you’re willing to invest to achieve your goal. Now you’re ready to plan a training step suitable for your commitment.

This is the fundamental principle of Agile Moves.

The Agile Moves Framework

From local youth team to seasoned national league: The Agile Moves Framework has become a truly comprehensive framework – covering all levels of performance for all kinds of players. With various goals and training steps in mind, we’ve developed many Training Cards, produced Training Schedules, and created the Workshop Concept. In addition, there are many practices and ideas through which the framework continues to grow.

Even so: All you need to get started are two things: a goal (what) and a commitment (how). Try it yourself!