The learning of Skills is divided into three steps. Each step is dependant on one of the three information processing Mental Faculties> Instinct, Intuition and Intelligence.
First Step – Trained
The first step in learning a skill is to get a feeling for what the skill is about and how it works. It can be done through either immitation by looking at someone else or through experimentation and beginners practice. The faculty that descibes your innate ability for learning through immitation is Intuition and Intelligence and the faculty that descibes your innate ability for learning through experimentation is Intuition.
Second Step – Professional
As soon as you get familiar with a skill or a tool you need to get beyond your innate abilites to experiment and immitate. You need to start in deapth exploring and study the skill as if it were subject to speculation. Through this study and in deapth exploration together with practical training you are able to raise your skill level even higher. The faculty that descibes your innate ability for learning of in deapth exploration and study is Intelligence.
Thrid Step – ?
Once you have reached the higher proficiencies of a skill you might be considered a master by many but in truth there are always more to learn. At some point during your skill progression you face that it becomes difficult to learn much more through immitation, experimentation, exploration and study. When you are at this stage your body and mind is trying to become One with the skill or the tool and your instincts start to take over the learning ability. From being a conscious process of getting better at the skill, the skill starts to meld with your most primal states of body and mind and your execution of the skill is almost instant and automatic, where little actual thinking is in the works while the skill is being operated. The faculty that descibes your innate ability to learn and act through instant and automatic operation of the skill is Instinct.
From Skill levels 1 through to 3 the first step applies. From Skill levels 4 through to 6 the Second step appies. From skill levels 7 through to 10 the third step applies. Every value below 1 (from 0 down to -10) you are considered Untrained