One of the most controversial of Gardner's intelligences is the idea of body kinesthetic intelligence. In Gardner's theory, each person possesses a certain control of movements, balance, agility, and grace. For some extraordinary athletes, strength in bodily kinesthetic intelligence appeared even before they began formal training. Super athletes all seem to have a natural sense of how their bodies should act and react in a demanding physical situation.
However some people, argue that physical control does not constitute a designation as a form of intelligence; Gardner insists that bodily kinesthetic ability does indeed deserve such a recognition.
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